Saturday, July 13, 2024
  With finals and papers looming over our heads as winter quarter draws to a close, I decided to do the responsible thing and head downtown for drinks at two of Riverside’s most popular speakeasies — The Hideaway Cafe and ProAbition. I decided to forgo simply spending a night with friends and chose instead to get to know the people...
“Just get it over with.” A five-word sentence used for the flu shot or jury duty. But instead of waiting an hour in a waiting room, I had to wait years to get this over with: college. “I chose UCR ‘cause it gave me the most financial aid,” 85 percent of freshmen will declare. “But it’s rising in the ranks....
Piad’Amore has been easily one of the most anticipated restaurants that has opened in the University Village, mostly due to the “coming soon” sign that seemed to drone on for months and the possible competition it could bring to Oven 450, another flatbread pizza spot. Regardless, Piad’Amore is much more than just an alternative to satisfy flatbread pizza cravings;...
March is the month to celebrate women and Chicano Student Programs (CSP) is one organization that sets aside a week in March to honor women, and the contributions of Chicanas and Latinas, also known as Semana de la Mujer. One of the organizers and committee members, fifth-year political science and ethnic studies major Cynthia Chavez shared how these weeklong events...
Stripped down and vulnerable? Or confident and ambitious? These are the questions that people are burning to know when they get into a relationship with a significant other. Believe it or not, there is a great division of those who prefer their mate to be one or the other. We’ve seen relationships perpetuated through the media by movies such...
On Jan. 21, investigative journalist Seth Rosenfeld came to UCR to discuss his book “Subversives: The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power” at Orbach Science Library. The book details the events of the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s and the FBI’s invasive and illegal harassment of students and the University of California during this...
If you have never heard of poke, chances are you’ll assume it refers to either Pokemon or the physical act of poking someone; I assure you it’s neither and in fact, it’s quite delicious. A poke bowl takes all the ingredients of elaborately made sushi, mixes it in sauce and places it onto rice (or in this restaurant’s case,...
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 freshmen to break the ice with the reality of living on their own, with home as an every-other-weekend option. Outgoing seniors prep to leave the...