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R’Perspectives Series: Bullies and Bullying

My weight has always been an issue with me. Every morning, I wake up, go to the bathroom, lift up my shirt and pick...

Why I am boycotting the World Cup in Qatar

I am a huge fan of association football. At a young age I was exposed to the greats — Ronaldo “Ronaldinho” Moreira, Francesco Totti,...

R’Perspective: Why my identity doesn’t need to be questioned

“You speak to your mom in Spanish?” my coworker inquired one day at the office when I answered a phone call from my mother....

Picasso or Escobar: The Chronicles of Kanye West

Recently, a few of the most devoted Church of Kanye worshippers at the Highlander gathered and discussed the career of the Lord and Savior...

R’perspective: The life of my mentor, Professor Stanley Stewart

As I write this, digging up my memories of him, recalling virtually almost every instance I had in his classes, I realize that even...

22nd annual Noche Cultural brings the stage to life

Around 200 people attended Chicano Student Programs’ (CSP) 22nd Annual Noche Cultural, featuring four unique Latinx-inspired performances in the University Theatre. This event was...

Going HARD on Halloween weekend

For the second straight year, Live Nation subsidiary HARD events brought their annual Day of the Dead music festival back to the Pomona Fairplex...

Why “Earl” was needed, and why it should never come back

Filled with violence, misogyny and homophobia amongst other vitriolic references, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, known now as Earl Sweatshirt, shocked and adored critics and audiences...

Letting them hit rock bottom

Crackhead, junkie, burn out, bag bitch, dope fiend, druggie, all terms designated for what psychologists and medical doctors deem a drug addict. Appearing in...

Highlanders Abroad

“It really was the time of my life” Last July, I went to Japan as part of an ongoing study abroad agreement between UCR and...