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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Campus Cope: What to do this summer if you’re bored and have no friends

My first year at UCR, I was bored just about every day of the week while I was on campus. I didn’t drive, so I had to be dropped off early and picked up...

Campus Cope: First-generation students

As UCR’s student population continues to rise, it is important to keep in mind that more than half of undergraduates are first-generation students, who face their own unique set of problems. For example, parents...

Campus Cope: Scheduling classes for winter quarter

With over half of the fall quarter already complete and winter fast approaching, registration is on everyone’s mind. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when registering for your classes:  Don’t wait till...

Highlander Diaries: Homesickness

In our new section titled “Highlander Diaries,” we at Features allow students to send in “Dear Diary”-formatted journal entries regarding a topic of our choice, allowing Highlanders to speak more personally to the school...

Campus Cope: Safe ways to ensure academic security

"Pain is temporary, but GPA is forever.” Generally when people look back on how their grades started to flop in the last stretch of the quarter, they rarely ask themselves what they could have done...

Campus Cope: staggered sleep schedules and how to reestablish them

The COVID-19 pandemic is still alive and well and many people are continuing to acclimate to the many changes our nation faces. The imposition of social distancing, self-isolation and the rising unemployment rate has...

Campus Cope: How to get the classes you want for summer registration

As we are nearing the end of the school year, many of us are excited for the upcoming summer break. Although summer break is the time for us to relax and kick it with...

Campus Cope: Get that grade

Let's be honest, most of us have already calculated what grade we have to get on the next test to pass the class. Keep chins up and blood pressures low: This week’s Campus Cope...

Finstagram Fad

Social media has reached a new level of importance in the everyday life of the typical millennial. Most have more than one platform of social media — with Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr...

How to bounce back after a bad first quarter

Transitioning from a semester to a quarter system can be difficult. Time flies fast in the quarter system with just 10 weeks to learn a subject. For first-year and transfer students, fall quarter may...