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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: How Nokia’s Lumia 900 May Save Windows Phone

It is a difficult time for Microsoft and their Windows Phone 7 (WP7) mobile operating system. While Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android are able to entice new users, WP7 continues its struggle to garner...

Astronaut Anna Fisher Speaks to Students

On April 3, UC Riverside welcomed Anna Lee Fisher, one of the first female astronauts, who visited campus to speak to students about her career with NASA. After years of extensive schooling, working on...

Sister Spit

The HUB was abuzz with excitement this past Tuesday when students and faculty members gathered for Sister Spit. Sister Spit is a queer-feminist group that began in San Francisco in 1994 as an open...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: Seeing the Future with Project Glass

Today’s smartphones do a pretty good job keeping people organized and socially connected, but there may be a better and more intuitive way to accomplish these tasks. Imagine a world where technology and your...

UCR Around the Globe: Russia

Name: Neil Crowley Year: Senior Major: History, Anthropology Area of Study: Russian Area Studies Country: RussiaI always had wanted to weather a Russian winter.  For some reason, I thought doing so would give me an insight I lacked—considering...

Restaurant Review: Mr. Kebab

Rating: 4.5 / 5 At first glance, Mr. Kebab, a Mediterranean restaurant located on Iowa Avenue, is far from impressive. The location is hardly ideal and the interior design isn’t spectacular either. But after sampling...

Highlander Interview: UC President Mark Yudof

On March 2, Highlander Editor-in-Chief Chris LoCascio sat down with UC President Mark Yudof in Oakland to discuss his take on some of the biggest issues that face students and the UC today. The...

UCR Around the Globe: Barbados

Name: Camille Calloway Year: Senior Major: Psychology Area of Study: Psychology & Cultural Studies Country: Barbados As I stare out of my window writing this article, I see the sun peeking over the clouds just over the horizon of...

Restaurant Review: Zame Fusion Sushi

A common question asked around the Riverside area is, “Where is the Japanese food?” Yes, there are a few all-you-can-eat buffets within driving distance, but for authentic sushi lovers there hasn't been an adequate...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: The Significance of Native American Heritage in “Assassin’s...

With the recent announcement of Ubisoft’s “Assassin’s Creed III,” the fifth entry into the tremendously successful game series, there was a surprise revelation: Connor, the main protagonist, is part Native American. A preview of...