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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

UCR’s Annual Pow Wow

The University of California Riverside Sports Complex was home to the 31st Annual UCR Pow Wow that took place on May 25 and 26.  With over a dozen tents all strategically circled in the...

Football to financials: NFL player Brandon Copeland speaks on money management

Courtesy of UCR Today When New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland isn’t playing on the field, he’s lecturing as a professor for his class “Inequity and Empowerment: Urban...

Homemade Kit Kats with Cat!

Time and time again, Kit Kats prove to be the favorite out of the large range of American candies, whether it be children avidly seeking for them on Halloween day or ravenous Highlander writers...

Undocumented, unafraid, unapologetic

What appeared as any typical Wednesday noon at UCR’s Bell Tower quickly became a large occasion as an audience of Highlanders were attracted to the center of campus to support Coming Out of the...

Wakanda Forever: MCS roundtable dives into meaning behind “Black Panther”

“Why the hell is T’Challa or any one in Wakanda allowing and welcoming that white guy from the CIA?” Professor Dylan Rodriguez asked as part of his opening comment. Criticism, praise and analysis of...

Don’t let social media define who you are

Social media has a big influence on our daily lives. We usually check our Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter a couple of times every hour. It’s become a habit of ours. Even though social...

Lunar New Year Festival: Starting off with community

On Tuesday, Jan. 31 in HUB 302, Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) hosted the Lunar New Year Festival in celebration of Chinese New Year. The stage was set at the front of the room...

UCR Around the Globe: Seoul, South Korea

Tina Kim Year: Senior Major: Entomology Host Institution: International Summer School, Yonsei University Chop! Chop! Chop! Here I am in Busan and handed an octopus that was chopped alive. It was still moving when it was given to...

Amber Liu’s singularity shined through at “Function of Amber”

“What is success to you?” This was the question posed by Amber Liu, a Taiwanese-American rapper and member of K-pop group f(x), when she spoke on her experiences and life lessons during her nearly...

Doublelift speaks on Team Liquid and career experiences at “Beyond the Rift”

“Everyone else is trash” were the words uttered by Peter Yiliang Peng in an interview following a dominate victory at the 2013 League of Legends All-Star Event. Peng, better known by his pro-name “Doublelift,”...