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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

More than a spring fling: Finding friendship before summer

As we head into the summer, some students may feel they haven’t made enough friends to socialize with. It’s a concern that’s common across campus. For graduating students you are moving on, and likely...

DM etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts

You see an enticing person on the internet and you’re at a loss for words. Finding a mate in real life hasn’t been going that well so you figure a virtual courting session would...

Last-minute gift ideas for that special someone this Valentine’s Day

It’s week six, and with midterms in full swing it can be hard to keep track of much else with all those late night studying sessions. Especially when you miss an exam review because...

The gender divide: How to lure a potential crush

Staff Writers Janine and Edward will be having a dialogue about embarking on a new relationship or person of interest, offering perspectives from a male and female point of view in an effort to...

Campus Cope: Starting the new quarter off right

It’s 2018 and that means more than just new year’s resolutions; a new year brings a new quarter and new set of classes. But with new beginnings come the end of all the old...

Campus Cope: Sink or Swim: A look into Finals week

Best case scenario: Finals week has always been a time of duality for me: One half feels totally worn out from all of the arduous work the prior ten weeks, while the the other prevails...

Pressing pause during midterms: The importance of breaks

Every college student handles midterm season differently. Whether you cope by spending dozens of hours in the library or sleeping to deny all responsibility, everyone has their preference. But how can we make sure...

Campus Cope: From humble beginnings to the real world: Coping with senior year fears

Edward Dave: Expectations: Many moons ago, as a novice freshman, I had my entire four years of college mapped out. I was going to take four classes, average 16-17 units every quarter and graduate two quarters...

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...

From jobless to journalist: How I found myself post-graduation

On June 10, 2015, I was victorious. A university graduate. Successful. Erudite. Learned. On June 11, I was 21 years old, jobless and living with my parents. I had no selfies on my phone to...