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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The power of historical fantasy: Tim Powers speaks to UCR

In the Bible, God created the world in seven days. For science fiction and fantasy writers, this can take an entire lifetime. The most important thing to remember in these genres is that there...

Actress Alisha Boe discusses sexual assault and mental illness beyond “13 Reasons Why”

On Thursday, May 8 in HUB 302, 20-year-old American actress Alisha Boe spoke to around 400 UCR students about the prevalence of sexual assault in American society. On screen, Boe is best known for...

Restaurant Review: El Fogon Mexican Grill

99-cent Taco Tuesdays at El Fogon Mexican Grill ensured that business was flowing even at 11:30 in the morning. The cozy restaurant was occupied with people of all ages; children snacked with their parents...

Escalating awareness of abusive relationships

Relationship violence is a serious matter that a lot of people view as an isolated situation until it happens to a friend or themselves. Informing the masses on signs and ways to combat this...

Scenery, Sun and Citrus: exploring the IE during the summer

The Inland Empire is famous for its citrus groves and sun-soaked cities. It’s also famous for its unbearable heat. While the high temperatures can keep all but the bravest away during the summer, there...

UCR Around the Globe: Summer ‘16

  Author: Cydney Contreras, SSW My second home for the past month has been a charming old city in the Netherlands called Maastricht. Like most of Europe, it is diverse and full of history, with cobblestoned streets...

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 Verbal Coliseum’s second annual showcase features a night of UCR’s best spoken word...

The Verbal Coliseum held their annual spoken word showcase on Thursday, March 7 at HUB 379, in a room packed with spoken word aficionados. The showcase featured 13 of the club’s poets each performing...

An array of visions at TEDxUCR

“We want to be the motivators for action,” explained Russell Cohen Hoffing. He is sitting on the stage in the University Theater, legs dangling from the precipice and swinging back and forth with a...

Raising awareness for AIDS through performance

I made my way to the HUB Plaza on a gloomy Thursday evening in hopes of entertainment and a chance to expand my knowledge on the impact of AIDS on college students, including but...