Friday, June 21, 2024
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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 then the next thing you know, you're congested and endlessly coughing. The hustle and bustle of school can have you forgetting to take care of...
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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 less happy because of our reliance on it. Limiting time on my phone and laptop helps me pay attention to my surroundings and enjoy life...
Guide to UCR - Leo Yue / The Highlander
When I enrolled in UCR at the end of my senior year of high school, I was a little bit less than excited. I didn’t want to leave home in a city that I loved and leave behind friends and family. I was very nervous going into my freshman year that UCR wouldn’t be the right fit for me....
Kelley Manzo -The Highlander
Only week two, and somehow you are already behind? Did you have a little too much fun this weekend, making going to class a little tricky? It must be your first year! Moving away from home and starting a new chapter in your life is challenging. It is very easy to get lost in the fun of college and...
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Everybody cries sometimes. Here are the best places to shed a few tears on campus. The privacy of your own home  If you live on campus, an empty apartment or dorm is a rare occurrence. While all your roommates are engaging in their daily adventures, in that one-hour time slot where no one's home — but technically, you have class —...
Irene Tu_The Highlander
It’s your first year on campus, away from friends, home and the familiar. Being in a new space with new people can be overwhelming, and though it can feel lonely at first, newness can be a good thing for everyone. Being away gives you the opportunity to explore endless opportunities where memories and lasting friendships can bloom. Here are...
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While hot, vibrant summer days are in close reach, walks on the beach, hometown visits, planned vacations and more summer activities are still a ways away as we head into finals week. As you prepare for lots of studying and late nights, don’t forget to acknowledge your mental health and overall wellbeing during this time. After all, if you're...
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Dear graduating seniors,  Graduation is rapidly approaching and with it, the impending weight of what to do next is right alongside it. With the consistent questions that relatives and friends start asking of what’s your specific next goal, it’s hard to tell what your next step is after graduation. For some, those prospects are already lined up (congratulations to those...
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We’re already in week four of the spring quarter and it can be hard finding the energy to keep up with any busy schedule. For graduating seniors, this is the last quarter before the real world comes knocking on your door. Seniors especially know when senioritis starts creeping in, it’s even more difficult to try and finish these last...
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UCR offers a plethora of free on campus resources that all students can, and should, use. These resources may be labeled as free, however, you are paying for them with your tuition and are entitled to utilize them. Here are four free resources to aid in your success.  Costo Hall  Costo Hall is a hub for diversity and inclusion here at...