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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: Future Business Leaders of America aka Phi Beta Lambda

Originally starting as a social club, UCR’s FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), the Phi Beta Lambda Chapter is now a business club that boasts over 50 active members and nationally-recognized accolades. “A few...

Alumni Spotlight: Arjun Patel and Bryan Trang, creators of Beepyo

“Here’s a scenario: Let’s say you were camping at Coachella this weekend but you don’t have a tent. But buying a tent for a one-time use can be expensive, so what would you do?...

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: Latino Union

  If there’s anything you should take away from the community service-based organization, Latino Union (LU), it’s that at its heart, it is a family. Ever since Latino Union was established in the fall of...