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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

UCR’s 36th annual writers week

Last week, UCR hosted its 36th annual Writers Week Conference showcasing award-winning poets, novelists and journalists alike. Students and faculty gathered in INTS 1128 and the University Theatre to listen, discuss and learn from...

This Valentine’s Day: rejection… is there a proper way?

As Cupid shoots his arrow this Valentine’s Day, be weary of the unsuitable suitor. The unsuitable suitor takes many forms: the boy or girl from that one night or even worse, the boy or...

UCR’s 3rd annual Sum of All Equals Change conference

On a beautiful afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 9, a swarm of student attendees ran up and down the stairs of the HUB to their perspective workshops during ASPB’s third annual Sum of All Equals...

We asked, UCR answered: up close and personal with student dating

With Valentine’s Day coming up, I took it upon myself to explore the dating scene here at UCR. A lot can be learned about the trial and error of relationships from reading other people’s...

There can be only one: Super Bowl commercial commentary

Unless you live under a rock, you might have heard that Edgar Allen Poe beat a gold miner during this year’s World Cup. But who actually cares about basketball, am I right? We all...

Pinterest comes to UCR

Looking for a new do-it-yourself project to start this week? First, check out the thousands of DIY boards found on Pinterest. It’s a social networking site that takes the concept of pinning your interests...

UCPD ride-along: Chief of Police discusses crimes, safety and assault weapons on campus

Crimes on campus—it’s a phrase that UC Riverside students have become all too familiar with. Property thefts, violent robberies and even rapes have all been reported by UCR students in the past few years. Amidst...

Press Start: Some of the Video Game Industry’s Finest Come to UCR

                I  was met with the blaring sound of Sephiroth’s fight song from “Kingdom Hearts” and the sight of the event’s hosts all clad in Space Invaders-themed shirts as I walked into HUB 302 North...

Riverside’s first Bike with the Mayor event exercises and unites the community

Geared up and ready to ride, Mayor Rusty Bailey and dozens of Riversiders did not allow last Saturday’s slick roads and gloomy weather to put the breaks on the long-anticipated and very first Bike...

Lunar festival in Downtown Riverside ushers in the year of the snake

  It was a cloudy day, but the string of red paper lanterns did not cease to guide visitors to Downtown’s Asian Pacific Lunar Festival on Saturday Jan. 26. Hosted by the city of Riverside...