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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Veterans Resource Center helps veteran students reintegrate on campus

“Veterans of what?” was a phrase Tami Thacker, the Veteran Services Coordinator at the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), would often hear from young people on campus when mentioning U.S. Military veteran students. After being hired...

More Than a Supervisor: how Romanie Arterberry impacted a campus

In the office of the Women’s Resource Center’s (WRC) Program Coordinator, Nathaly Martinez, is a calendar for June with important dates. Events written on it include “Raza Graduation,” “Family Graduation” and “Romanie’s Retirement Party!”...

Club Spotlight: Project Sunshine brings light to child patients

After second-year biology major Natalie Taby attended the first general meeting of Project Sunshine in the fall quarter, her smile lasted for two hours. “I was taken back with the mission because it aligned...

Club Spotlight: The Cult of Scotty the Bear

Since the founding of UCR in 1954 one thing has stood the test of time as the foundation for the university’s consistent academic excellence and achievement. Most would tell you it’s the citrus fields...

Leukemia survivor Keane Veran is breaking ground for cancer patients with OURA

As a 10-year-old, Keane Veran was undergoing treatment for leukemia when his dad shared with him the story of Sadako Sasaki, a twelve-year-old Japanese girl who, in the 1950s, was diagnosed with cancer and...

Spotlight: Cosplay Workshops

Sewing machines, dress forms and bags of foam are set against the walls of the Creat’R Lab in the Orbach Library. Students sit at rectangular tables that fill in the rest of the space...

Getting to know Scotty Highlander

Scotty the Bear Scotty Highlander, more commonly known as Scotty the Bear, is the face of UCR, known for exemplifying the Tartan Soul values that UCR thrives on and the determination and brawniness that...

Campus Spotlight: Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Thursday, May 25 marked the last meeting of the school year for the Pentland Hills Residence Hall Association (RHA) committee. Without having an agenda as their meetings usually would, Pentland Hills building president and...

Club Spotlight: Aerospace Systems

Convening in a medium-sized study room on the first floor of Orbach library on Friday (their regular meeting day), May 12, a passionate group of college students were intently discussing the expansion of the...

Club Spotlight: The Mustard Seed Project

Based on the parable of the mustard seed found in the Bible, a mustard seed is smaller than a fingertip but with faith it can grow into a plant up to 2,000 times larger...