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Club Spotlight: Nikkei Student Union

With “nikkei” directly translating to Japanese living abroad, the Nikkei Student Union aims to unite Japanese students at UCR and teach Japanese culture to its members. Expanding across Southern California universities, NSU is present...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

Student Spotlight: Cassie Nguyen provides a light for kids fighting cancer

Just a couple of weeks ago, the fourth-year public policy major had been darting to and fro, putting the finishing touches on the first-ever screening to showcase the films created by children in the...

Club Spotlight: Riverside Surging Dragons

The Riverside Surging Dragons (RSD) have made a recent surge of appearance on UCR’s campus as they took home a second-place award for the 2015 College Cup C Division, an annual competition in which...