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Under the Kilt: Communication and honesty are the best policies

Do things ever quite go as we plan them in relationships? Even the best of them have unexpected twists and turns for better or for worse. One of the biggest keys, however, to making...

Under the Kilt: Grieving the end of a family relationship

I first started using the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at UCR last fall quarter. As my parents’ only daughter and a first-generation student growing up was difficult, to say the least. My clinician...

Under the Kilt: All about breakups

Breaking up is always messy. Whether you are the one who is being dumped or the one who is doing the dumping, it’s not easy. However, there are ways to maintain your sanity during...

Under the Kilt: Saying no to empty calories — how I embraced a healthier...

It seems like the only thing college students, such as myself, have to look forward to are the endless emails and online assignments from their professors. However, now is also the perfect time to...

To hickey or not to hickey … that is the question

  I don't consider myself naive or anything, but if I see someone with a band-aid on their neck, my first thought would probably be they just got choked-slammed the night before. Some may question...

Under the Kilt: Helping a friend undergoing relationship abuse

As companions who deeply care about, treasure and appreciate our friends, seeing one of them go through a physically or emotionally abusive relationship is the last thing we want to experience. It’s cruel, it’s...
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Under the Kilt: fall Day Trip Date Ideas

Looking for some fall-themed day trips for you and your significant other? Here are 4 day-trips from UCR. Julian: 98.2 mi (approx. 2 hours) from UCR Julain is a historic gold mining town filled with historic...

Under the Kilt: The Valentine’s dating game

Oftentimes dating makes us feel like we’re participants on random dating shows, testing out each contestant and trying to find a match. Valentine’s Day is one day of the year that couples can rejoice...

Under the Kilt: Navigating college as an undocumented, first-generation student

Being a first-generation student is difficult and it’s even more difficult with the added layer of being undocumented. An undocumented individual is not a legal citizen or resident of the United States, which presents...

Introducing your new flame

One of the biggest obstacles that come with relationships are often your parents or their parents. Parents can be the catalyst for many problems that might plague a relationship. They're essentially the gatekeepers of...