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Friday, April 19, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Club Spotlight: Senryu Taiko

If you’re ever walking around campus late at night, say on Monday or Wednesday, there’s a good chance you may have heard distant, but loud sounds coming from near the Humanities building. If you...

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...

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...

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...