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UCR’s MUN wins “Distinguished Delegation” and aims to continue success

UCR’s Model United Nations (MUN) team was awarded “Distinguished Delegation” at National Model United Nations (NMUN) - New York during spring break. The award was only given to the top 5% delegations at the...

UC CAMP offers guidance and success for minorities in STEM

When Hannah Navarette came to UCR as a first-year, she knew that she wanted to pursue research. With the help of faculty, she was able to find out about the UC Campus Alliance for...

Kendo Club at UCR

UCR has a long tradition of clubs dedicated to the study of traditional martial arts. Among these is Kendo Club, first founded in 2006 to introduce the martial art of kendo to UCR, as...

Burke Reeves: the award-winning chef bringing passion and creativity to UCR’s kitchens

Inside Lothian’s Residential Restaurant, Executive Chef Burke Reeves sings oldies while he cooks. Sometimes when he cooks an omelette, he hears the plate sizzle and begins “vibing” to it. “Culinary Rhythm” is the term...

Flying Samaritans offers pre-med students the chance to serve and learn

Upon hearing good Samaritans, one would imagine an individual passing out meals to the homeless or donating money to a health organization. However, at UCR, we have our very own “Flying Samaritans”—also known as...

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...