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UCR Around the Globe: St. Petersburg, Russia

Name: Victoria Sarantapoulos Status: Fourth year Major: Global Studies/Peace and Conflict Studies City: St. Petersburg, Russia Host Institution: St. Petersburg State University   Upon receiving my acceptance letter to St. Petersburg State University for summer 2013, I was overwhelmed with...

Riverside’s Hidden Gem: UCR Botanic Gardens Festival celebrates 50 years

On Sunday Oct. 6, 2013, the UCR Botanic Gardens celebrated 50 years of life with a five-hour festival from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday’s festival included a docent-led tour of the gardens, hourly...

The 21 and Over Club: Wick’s Brewery and Restaurant

Getting Wet With Wick’s I forgot all about the torrential rain and gridlocked 91 freeway once I walked into Wick’s Brewery Wednesday night. They had over 15 beers on tap from select craft breweries, including...

Restaurant Review: Red Hot Kitchen

4 out of 5 Stars Red Hot Kitchen, established in Riverside in 2011, is the second restaurant to come from Travis Cho after founding his popular original restaurant in Los Angeles. This restaurant is a...

The Freshman Fifteen: All-Nighter Survival

1. Space out the caffeine intake. -Three Red Bulls won’t make you three times as productive, but it will make you crash three times as hard.   2. Avoid Youtube. -Sure you can take time out for one...

Chalk the Walk

My normal stroll from Coffee Bean to Rivera was interrupted with awesomeness this week by The HUB’s annual Chalk The Walk, Welcome Week Edition. From Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, scenes of Highlander pride...

Restaurant Review: Sushi By Panda

3 out of 5 stars As UCR welcomed back the veterans and introduced itself to the rookies, all students were greeted with a slight change in HUB dining. Replacing Honor Roll Sushi Cafe, Sushi by...

UCR Around the Globe: London, UK

Name: Kimberly Huang Major: Business Administration Area of Study: London, UK Year: Junior   Due to indecisiveness and procrastination, studying abroad seemed perpetually labeled as “saved for later” on my undergraduate bucket list. Summer was close by, and I...

The Freshman Fifteen: “You Might Be A Freshman If …”

1. You might be a freshman if you wear your keys and ID card on a lanyard. -It’s OK, we’ve all been there at one point.   2. You might be a freshman if your opinion of...

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...