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Friday, July 10, 2020

The Deutschland Diaries: Excerpts of the experiences and misadventures of a UCR student studying...

A Weekend in Amsterdam May 9-15 One of the greatest things about Germany would have to be its location. With its position smack-dab in the middle of Europe, you are only some hours away from a...

Food Truck Festival rolls into UCR

With the food truck trend taking the restaurant scene by storm, UCR had the privilege of hosting its first-ever Food Truck Festival last Wednesday, May 15. Unique culinary options were provided, from The Viking...

Michael Lauchlan: Student, inventor, philanthropist and entrepreneur

Students with goals and dreams may think that they have to wait until after graduation to achieve them. For some, their time is now. Michael Lauchlan, a fifth-year transfer student majoring in linguistics and...

Restaurant Review: Rockstar Shrimp

4 out of 5 stars When someone has a dire hankering for seafood, UCR students and Riverside residents can find refuge in Rockstar Shrimp—located up Blaine Street at the University Shopping Center—to crush their craving....

A View From the Top: Interview with carillonneur David Christensen

  Hidden away in plain sight, sitting at the top of the Bell Tower, UC Riverside carillonneur David Christensen sometimes forgets that he is performing for students. “Sometimes I want to stop and play a...

The Deutschland Diaries: Excerpts of the experiences and misadventures of a UCR Student studying...

May Day May 1 “Happy New Year!” shouted an alcohol-slurred voice among the multitude of faces. This was the greeting my friends and I met as we got off the U-Bahn and into the crowd that consumed...

One-on-one with ASUCR President Liam Dow

There are many words one could use to describe the eventful year that ASUCR had. In the past eight months, UC Riverside’s student government faced a multitude of issues ranging from painstaking elections to...

Restaurant Review: Asahi Sushi

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The city of Riverside seemingly has two temperatures: tundra and Hades. The simmering spring days of May urge students to flee from the heat and find refuge anywhere with...

Interview with UCR band Pococurante

According to Webster’s dictionary, the word Pococurante is defined as indifferent or nonchalant. UC Riverside student band Pococurante is apathetic in name only, however. The musically ardent and inventive group—which consists of seniors Hovig...

Restaurant Review: Baguette Bakery and Cafe

Solid off-campus restaurants are somewhat hard to find. Students usually have to sprout wings to find quality food within a five-mile radius and do it on a student budget. Then, when something new emerges...