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To date or not to date: Entering a new university with a boyfriend or...

In addition to the many other challenges incoming students face, some must also face a difficult decision — whether or not they will be single during their first year at UCR. Whether your significant...

I will not be a lip service revolutionary

The death of George Floyd and multiple other black people has reignited media coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement. Both traditional and social media have been covering the protests and  riots over this...

Navigating the pandemic as an essential worker, one to-go order at a time

I never would have thought that I would be one of the brave people out serving the community during the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it be working at a grocery store or a small ice...

Feeling out of place does not mean you will never find your place in...

Entering UC Riverside (UCR) as a freshman, I was the picture of optimism. The moment I stepped onto campus, I felt butterflies in my stomach and an exhilarating sense of anticipation. My first quarter...

A rocky start to college led me to UCR — my “home in the...

From the moment I stepped onto UC San Diego’s (UCSD) campus, I did not feel the butterflies that I thought I was supposed to feel. Every book I had read described a feeling of...

Preparing to enter the job market during the coronavirus recession

I sat in a Zoom lecture when suddenly an email notification flashed across my screen. It read “ESPN Next - Status Update.” I immediately minimized the lecture screen and clicked my way to the...

COVID-19 is depriving me of housing

As a university student in America when COVID-19 struck, my mind was elsewhere. It was nearing finals week and the end of a rough winter quarter, all...

Graduation in a time of uncertainty

Empty chairs before the Clemson graduation Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Spring quarter is a thrilling time for any college student, but it is especially thrilling for students who...

UCR is being far too callous to their students, particularly student workers

Archives /HIGHLANDER Coronavirus has rocked the world. Everyday we are updated constantly on statistics, addresses from officials and our employers. But people shouldn’t forget that the...

An Ode of Positivity to the Graduating Class

When we begin a new chapter in life there is always trepidation about how we intend to fill all the new space. After all, everyone’s destiny is vested in their own hands. That reality...