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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Club Spotlight: P.O.D.E.R.

P.O.D.E.R., which stands for “Providing Opportunities, Dreams, and Education in Riverside,” is unique at UCR because it is the only club on campus that supports undocumented students. Before 2008, undocumented students could seek out...

The 2014-2015 Highlander Senior Staff Moves On

Colin Markovich, Editor-in-Chief I’ve been with the Highlander for three years, almost exactly. During that time, I’ve written more articles than a hydra has heads, learned amazing things about UCR and the very cool people...

Club Spotlight: Highlander Gaming

Compared to the other UCs, UCR’s Highlander Gaming is relatively new. While the other UCs have had e-sport clubs for 10-plus years, Highlander Gaming was founded only three years ago “to build a community...

Club Spotlight: Pacific Islander Student Association (PISA)

Being the only UC in which the plurality of its students are not white but in fact Hispanic or Asian, UCR boasts student ethnicity demographics that are considered to be amongst the most diverse...

Alumni Spotlight: Reyna Harvey

My name is Reyna Harvey. Last month, I completed a fall 2015 internship at the White House. Working in the White House was an incredible experience and a dream come true. My time spent...

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...

Club Spotlight: CLASS and Fashion

“Empowerment, self-expression and building a community for students” are just some of the ground rules and goals that CLASS (Creating Legacy Around Student Style) and Fashion have established as the basis of their club,...

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...

The power of storytelling: Reza Aslan’s path to Riverside and beyond

“Well, you know I always say that you shouldn’t have a job, you should have a mission. And I think for me my mission has always been to use stories to connect people.” Reza Aslan...

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!”...