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Persist 2018: empowering women to make a difference

Denise Davis, the director of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), will never forget the text message she received from her aunt after the results of the 2016 presidential election were announced. “I have never...

Latinos remember their heritage

During the Oct. 31 UCR Bell Tower Nooner, a procession of thundering drums and painted skull faces danced toward the Bell Tower. In their rainbow colored tunics, the dancers blessed the campus and honored...

ASPB’s More Than Spoken Word brings together poets of all levels

Lights were dimmed in HUB 302 on Thursday, Oct. 25 to create an intimate ambience for ASPB’s 10th annual More Than Spoken Word event. This year’s event featured four spoken word artists for the...

Burke Reeves: the award-winning chef bringing passion and creativity to UCR’s kitchens

Inside Lothian’s Residential Restaurant, Executive Chef Burke Reeves sings oldies while he cooks. Sometimes when he cooks an omelette, he hears the plate sizzle and begins “vibing” to it. “Culinary Rhythm” is the term...

Ian Eastwood shares his experiences and knowledge of dance with UCR students

Last Thursday, Oct. 18, a long line wrapped around the corner near The Well on the second floor of the HUB. Students had begun lining up half an hour early, all for a chance...

APSP engages students with Fall Welcome

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m., Asian Pacific Islander Student Programs (APSP) livened up the area surrounding the Bell Tower with their Fall Welcome. Fall Welcome is APSP’s kickoff event for the school...

Chicano Student Programs welcomes new and returning students with music, food and opportunity

This past Thursday, the Bell Tower saw a change in pace from its usual quiet ambience, which was lit up with Latin music and the smell of tacos as Chicano Student Programs (CSP) held...

Burgers, ice cream and festive activities draw in students for another successful Highlander Poolooza

Over 500 students attended the fourth annual Highlander Poolooza on Friday, Oct. 5 held at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) pool complex. The successful event has been a collaboration between ASPB and the SRC...

Flying Samaritans offers pre-med students the chance to serve and learn

Upon hearing good Samaritans, one would imagine an individual passing out meals to the homeless or donating money to a health organization. However, at UCR, we have our very own “Flying Samaritans”—also known as...

Consumerism meets technology: M.T. Anderson discusses the dangers of innovation

When M.T. Anderson wrote “Feed” in 2001, he did not expect his predictions about smartphone culture to come true. Almost two decades later, Anderson’s book resembles reality more and more closely. Dealing with themes...