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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Deutschland Diaries: Excerpts of the experiences and misadventures of a UCR Student studying...

April 19 – The Train  I was on a train, alone, in the middle of the night, thousands of miles from my family in the states and with four hours of sleep fighting against four...

The Deutschland Diaries: Excerpts of the experiences and misadventures of a UCR student studying...

Fail Better April 6-7 The pub was filled with the steady booming of old-school Schlager music—dwarfed in sound only by the clinking of Astra bottles and the consistent cheering of a good time. My six fellow...

There can be only one: Finals: one week to rule them all

UCR is changing. I feel it in the nonexistent river. I feel it on top of the C. I smell it in the trees. Much that once was, is now lost, for none who...

There can be only one: Do the Harlem shake

Last week, some of you might have noticed a sea of people undulating around the Bell Tower with no real rhyme or reason. Some of you who occasionally use that new-fangled Internet machine might...

There can be only one: Super Bowl commercial commentary

Unless you live under a rock, you might have heard that Edgar Allen Poe beat a gold miner during this year’s World Cup. But who actually cares about basketball, am I right? We all...

There can be only one: The kingdom of quirky

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears! For the times, they are a changin’. There was a time, not too long ago, when an empire of eyeliner, ripped skinny jeans and whiny vocals ruled...

There can be only one: Someone needs to stop Patrice Wilson

This week, I originally thought I was going to write about the injustices and idiocies of the Oscar nominations. However, a matter much more dire has been brought to my attention that holds far...

There can be only one: Sweat and Self Loathing: A Fitness Guide

We all know that the start of the New Year is the only time you can get in shape. I mean what is a better condition for running and dieting than the cold winds...

There can be only one: Holly Jolly Hero

Well, it’s finally coming, folks. The infamous date of doomsday is just around the corner. The end of the Mayan calendar falls on Dec. 21, 2012, and theories of the end times are running...