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Friday, May 24, 2019

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...

Defeating the College Triangle: Lesson Three: Grades

We’ve now reached the final stage of our “Defeating the College Triangle” series, aimed to help you dedicated college-goers become the well-rounded, academically balanced students you all want to be. If you’re new to...

Defeating the College Triangle: Lesson 2: Social Life

In last week’s edition of “Defeating the College Triangle,” we taught you how to steer clear of bad sleeping habits and anything else that may prevent you from getting some precious shut-eye. In this...

Defeating the College Triangle: Sleep

  Nearly every college student has heard the “choose two and neglect the third” saying at some point in their four-year experience. The urban legend suggests that most students excel in two of the three...

Seven “DON’Ts” for a stress-free freshman year

As the four grueling, yet vital years of high school have come to a close, many freshly faced 18 or near-18 year olds are now stocking up on weekly planners and year-long calendars as...

Ten fun and productive things to do over summer vacation

  For about 180 days a year, us college students are entrapped in an arduous cycle of endless studying, inadequate sleep and a montage of personal problems that exacerbate the toil of school and maintaining...

Reflections in the River – 2015-2016 School Year Reflections From Students

  What is your favorite memory from the 2015-2016 school year related to UCR? “That feeling of knowing when you have all your units...like when you get … your graduation application approved.” -Brianna Esparza, Sociology, Fourth-year “Spring...

Campus Cope: How to prepare for the worst at UCR … zombies

With increased pollution, the looming threat of nuclear war and bath salts, a zombie apocalypse occurring is not a question of if, but of when. When the Bell Tower crumbles into a pile of...

Campus Cope: Munching your way to an A

There’s a reason why the student stores suddenly get busier during finals week, the trashcans in the libraries get even more stuffed and students bring rice cookers and ramen pots to the libraries —...

Campus Cope: Choosing a career: dreams vs. reality

Choosing a career is never as cut-and-dry as it seems. No matter how much something catches your eye, it doesn't mean it's the most practical job choice. Practicality against genuine enjoyment is the main...