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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

International Student Union’s first International Night celebrates and unites UCR’s vibrant international student body

The lights inside HUB 302 were dimmed and the smell of curry and enchiladas filled the room. Posters of cartoon foods with phrases such as “I love you so matcha” and “Hummus where the...

UC CAMP offers guidance and success for minorities in STEM

When Hannah Navarette came to UCR as a first-year, she knew that she wanted to pursue research. With the help of faculty, she was able to find out about the UC Campus Alliance for...

SAF’s second culture show “Zindagi” brings the South Asian community together

“Zindagi,” meaning life in the Hindi and Urdu languages, was also the title for the South Asian Federation’s (SAF) second culture show on Saturday, April 6 in the University Theatre. “Zindagi” had two components:...

4th annual Beyond R’ Margins conference emphasizes representation, creativity and spontaneity in promoting social...

When the first Beyond R’ Margins conference was created in 2015 by then-CHASS Senator Dalshawn Boson, ASUCR Vice President of Internal Affairs, Jose Cortez-Hernandez, explained that it was meant to “bring awareness to the...

Cool Campus Challenge seeks to promote sustainability and reduce UCR’s carbon footprint

The Cool Campus Challenge is a four week competition organized by the ten UC campuses and the UC Office of the President to motivate students, staff and faculty to reduce their carbon footprint. This...

Restaurant Review: Monty’s Good Burger challenges perceptions of vegan food

Burger 9/10 Fries 9/10 Dips 8.5/10 Shakes 9/10 Desserts 7/10 Price $$ Ambience 8.5/10   With the Riverside Food Lab in downtown Riverside being the latest great place to eat, vegan food may seem like the last thing you’d want to order there. After all, when people picture...

Campus Cope: Mapping out your education abroad adventure

CORRECTION 4/4/19: On the printed version of this article, it is stated that the Education Abroad office is in Surge. This is incorrect. The Education Abroad office is in Skye Hall. Some preconceptions people have...

Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers discuss overcoming challenges and the value of education

On Wednesday, March 6, ASPB hosted an early screening of the “Freedom Writers: Stories from the Heart” documentary and a Q&A with teacher and featured protagonist Erin Gruwell. The event began at 7 p.m....

The Verbal Coliseum’s second annual showcase features a night of UCR’s best spoken word...

The Verbal Coliseum held their annual spoken word showcase on Thursday, March 7 at HUB 379, in a room packed with spoken word aficionados. The showcase featured 13 of the club’s poets each performing...

Boba Tea House: a UCR favorite that never fails to impress

Drinks 8.5/10 Price $2-$4 Ambience 7/10   Everyone who likes boba and goes to UCR knows that you can’t go wrong with Boba Tea House. They seem to have just about every flavor of milk tea, fruit tea or smoothie, and...