Saturday, April 13, 2024
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Bake, Bank and Baggu your way into 2024

New year, new me! That's what we all say isn’t it, but by Jan. 3 we are all back to the same bad behavior. This year will be different, be special, be adventurous —...
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Campus Cope: Scotty Says Stay Away

Welcome back, cry babies! As we near finals week, crying on campus becomes a much more common occurrence. The 8:00 a.m. sob sesh in Lot 30 while you are skipping class or in the...
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Ringing of the bells: The early history of UCR’s Bell Tower

“We’ve got a bell tower. So what else is nu? Personally, I don’t mind having it in the neighborhood. I just wouldn’t want my sister to marry one.” - Larry Peitzman, 1966 A pinnacle of...
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Ten hours in Orbach

Extended stays in libraries have never been an activity to which I am particularly inclined to — stuffy, dimly lit, sonically displeasing, these places of communal study are typically places I avoid. It was...
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Top tips to tackle your schoolwork

Balancing free time and friends with school and academics can be difficult, but it’s important to find a certain stability between both. Here are a few tips to help you avoid procrastinating so you...
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Exploring UCR’s liminal spaces

If there is any recurring enemy for a college student, it’s their class schedule. Although multiple hour labs and back to back lectures are draining in and of themselves, this is about the gaps...
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How to have fun on Halloween as a scaredy-cat

Being someone who is easily scared, but wants to enjoy Halloween, is not easy. After seeing TikToks of people at Halloween-themed amusement parks and hearing my friends talk about all the scary movies they’re...
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English Major Survival Guide

There is no doubt that the UCR English major is one of the most versatile to study. From acting out plays and analyzing movies to diving into close readings of literature, the major offers...
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Campus Cope: How to deal with being sick while in college

Catching a cold or getting sick in college is inevitable. With the weather changing and being surrounded by other sick people, it becomes a chain reaction. First, your throat feels a bit weird and...
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De-tech your Life

Imagine if you lost internet connection for 24 hours. Would you be able to collect yourself or would you fall apart? Technology makes lots of things easier in life, however it can make us...