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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Senior Spotlight: A farewell to UCR but not to the memories

  What seems like years of stu-DYING, sleepless nights and binge-eating that have resulted in weight gain and permanent eyebags are all rewarded at some point. As we come closer to the inevitable date of...

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...

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: Planned Parenthood Generation Action

In a time when reproductive rights have become a center of debate, particularly with recent anti-abortion bills that have come to pass and women’s marches occurring across the world, UCR’s own Planned Parenthood Generation...

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...

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!”...

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...

Club Spotlight: Liberty in North Korea

  The thought of living in North Korea is a harrowing one. Their regime is ruthless, restrictive and devoid of any right of basic freedom. No human should live under oppressive conditions from their government....

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...

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...