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Friday, July 10, 2020

UCR student’s bone marrow donation saves life of Iowa man

Alex Fishburn is a 22-year-old history major at UC Riverside. Grant Vietor is a 46-year-old basketball coach from Iowa. You would be hard-pressed to find two individuals more distinct than these two, but thanks...

A Night Out with Queens…and a King

The 10th annual Dragalicious Drag Ball’s theme was evolution. This title fits, whether it refers to the evolutionary changes UCR has made to be more than welcoming towards the LGBT community or to the...

Women in the newsroom: pulitzer prize winners speak at UCR

The Women’s Resource Center ended Women’s Week March 8 with a talk by Pulitzer Prize winners Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart, two guest speakers from the LA Times. They spoke about their experience in...

5th Annual Celebration for a Day of Appreciation and Recognition of Women

“Mujeres Unidas” (Women Together)In honor of Women’s Week, UCR held its 5th Annual Celebration for a day of Appreciation and Recognition of Women Studies. The March 6 ceremony was split into two parts. The...

UCR is Dancing dares audiences to enter the eccentric world of dance

The annual presentation of UCR is Dancing arrived with innovative choreographies and fresh faces on March 8. This student production combines various dance genres in its pieces and deviates from standard monotonous dance routines. Highly...

Spring Break: The California Redwoods for a free and refreshing alternative

Get ready for Spring Break, Highlanders! After the dreaded finals, papers and projects, there is no doubt that the majority of the student body will be making their way out of Riverside and looking...

UCR’s commuter culture: separation of home and school

“If I lived on campus, I would participate more,” said Brigitte Trezino, a fourth-year history major. Trezino, who makes a daily 25 minute commute to campus from Rancho Cucamonga, admits that besides academics and...

Spring Break: How to do Las Vegas on a budget

When the sun peeks out from clouds, legs creep out from pants and students burst out in celebration, it can only mean one thing: the end of winter quarter. UCR students are caught daydreaming...

There can be only one: Finals: one week to rule them all

UCR is changing. I feel it in the nonexistent river. I feel it on top of the C. I smell it in the trees. Much that once was, is now lost, for none who...

Restaurant Review: Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor

The front door to Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor next to Castle Park in Riverside is a time machine that can transport any customer back to 1905. One step in and I was hit with...