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Monday, February 17, 2020

Mamba out: coming to terms with the sudden, horrific death of an icon

“How do you feel about Kobe?”  I’ve probably been asked this question about a million times since last Sunday, when Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a tragic helicopter...

Women’s basketball loses in overtime thriller against Long Beach State

        On Thursday, Jan. 30, the Highlanders (6-14, 2-4) traveled to Long Beach to battle against Long Beach State University (10-10, 5-2) where they lost in a double overtime thriller. The final score was 73-67,...

Women’s tennis defeats Hope International University 7-0

On Thursday, Jan. 30, the UCR women’s tennis team (1-1) battled against Hope International University (HIU) at UCR’s Student Recreation Center courts. The Highlanders went into the match looking to get the team victory...

Men’s basketball beats Long Beach State after honoring military and victims of tragic

On Thursday, Jan. 30, the Highlanders (14-9, 4-3) competed against Long Beach State University in a tense game where UCR eventually won 77-69. This week’s game was played in honor of Military Day and...

Track and field team kicks off 2020 indoor season

The UC Riverside track and field team traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday, Jan. 31 to compete in the Mountain T’s Invitational. The Highlanders had a strong showing on field events, with junior Natlaie Micthell...

Women’s basketball falls short in close games to Cal Poly SLO and Hawaii

Coming off of a thrilling 66-61 weekend win against UC Santa Barbara (8-9, 3-1) the Highlanders were looking to establish a winning streak against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (4-11,1-3) on Thursday, Jan. 23....

Men’s basketball defeats Cal Poly by over 30 points in a dominant fashion

Last week, on Thursday, Jan. 23, UC Riverside’s men’s basketball team (13-9, 3-3) faced off against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (4-14, 1-3) in an intense game that the Highlanders came out on top...

Men’s tennis opens season with long Arizona trip

UC Riverside’s men’s tennis (3-2) team started their season with a long trip to the desert, where they played five Arizona teams on a road trip that spanned from Jan. 17 to 20. During...

Highlander Hot Take: New WNBA labor deal will bring the league more popularity

The WNBA has a widespread reputation for its lack of popularity in comparison to the NBA. The league is commonly criticized as “boring,” as critics declare that women are not able to perform the...

NFL Playoffs: The stories to know before the Super Bowl

The NFL’s 100th season caps off with one of the most exciting Super Bowl matchups in recent memory — a historically great 49ers defense will take on a generational talent in Patrick Mahomes and...