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Saturday, October 16, 2021

“A Symposium: Towards a Critical Refugee Studies” presents art as a place of sanctuary

  “Today I have brought with me my grandmother,” said a participant during an ice-breaker led by Ova Saopeng, creative director of the theater production Refugee Nation. “Without her coming here after (the) Vietnam War,...

Decoding the Citrus Hackathon: An up-close look at the winners Spyridon Catechis and Los...

Last weekend, over 450 students, techies, computer nerds and others gathered at Winston Chung Hall to immerse in the versatile world of hacking at Citrus Hack’s annual hackathon, a large-scale event coordinated by various sponsors...

A Word of Advice From … Assistant Professor Cecilia Cheung

  In July of 2016, UCR assistant professor Cecilia Cheung, Ph. D, was awarded the American Psychological Association’s 2016 Early Career Research Grant in Developmental Psychology to assist the funding of her ongoing research project...

Letters to Features: “College: To drink or not to drink?”

Dear Features, I am just about to enter my first year of college at UCR and I couldn’t be more excited! I’m worried about how hard college level classes are and wondering if I’ll...

Ladies vs. Gentlemen: Being a nerd

We all know that guys and girls, men and women, have distinct physical traits such as gender-specific variations of the hips and shoulders, and both sexes have their own unique, evolutionarily molded tendencies of...

Casual relationships: Should you keep the flame burning or snuff it out?

According to a 2012 general psychology review published by the National Institutes of Health, at least 60 percent of college-aged students have participated in a casual, sexual relationship. Although the intensity of physical intimacy...

Legends Community Service group is more than a club, they’re a family

One of UCR’s strongest features is the hundreds of organizations on campus. It gives students an opportunity to explore what they like and get them more involved with the school. However, the bad side...

Avocado Toast

The dope idea for this recipe for students by students was first inspired by my Student Life coworker Jessenia Sanchez. I was volunteering for the R’Pantry at the time of the idea pitch and...
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Ding Tea shakes the competition off with the best boba in Riverside

Overall Satisfaction Scale: Drinks 9/10 Ambience 8/10 Price $2-4 per drink   When Ding Tea opened on University Avenue in July, ecstatic boba fans across Riverside suddenly left their Boba Tea House and Boba Fiend drinks behind and headed straight for the...

Authors Vanessa Hua and Rahna Reiko Rizzuto open up about real life inspirations in...

On April 11, from 3-5 p.m, the UC Riverside Creative Writing Department invited writers Vanessa Hua and Rahna Reiko Rizzuto to talk about their new books, “A River of Stars,” and “Shadow Child.” Creative...