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Monday, December 10, 2018

Preventing and healing from the flu, naturally

As the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, all of us face the possibility of catching a nasty sickness, but have no fear: There are plenty of preventative measures one can take...

Three simple ways to academic excellence

The key to getting wonderful grades isn’t as mysterious as people think. People study for hours on end trying to absorb an exorbitant amount of knowledge into their brains and it usually never goes...

Campus Cope: From hellos to goodbyes

Whether it is your second quarter here at UCR or second to last, some students are just beginning to create new memories while others are leaving with the ones they made. UCR welcomes incoming...

Dorming 101

Among the excitement of college life is dorming. Living in a residence hall is a unique experience that people either love or hate. Yet, navigating the dorm life does not have to be difficult....

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: 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...

Our lives behind the screen

Movies portray the world from an infinite amount of perspectives, locations, settings, time periods and lives. There is a fine line between reality and the fictional world created by Hollywood; nevertheless, movies can play...

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...

The do’s and don’ts of multitasking

As you’re rushing out the door in a frenzy with a banana drooping down your mouth, clutching a Starbucks in one hand and clasping your backpack in another, you come to the revelation that...

Making friends or acquaintances in college

I think everyone can agree that making friends anywhere is relatively difficult. It’s just easier for some people to put themselves out there than others. There is a large number of students who are...