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Off the feed: A study on slang

I usually know I’m getting old when there’s a new popular saying I don’t completely understand. Certain slang words come and go faster than...

Utilize the original scholarly community before depending on “Scholarly”

Last October, UC Riverside students Sultan Khan and Haasith Sanka took first place at HackingEDU with their service-sharing app, “Scholarly.” The app connects users...

R’Perspective: First-generation problems

In the second episode of the Netflix original comedy “Master of None,” the characters Dev and Brian realize that their parents experienced a lot...

Off the Feed: Vlogging —the “Real” reality TV?

With the advent of on-demand viewing services like Netflix and Hulu, it’s rough out there to be a burgeoning television show. But somehow, “Keeping...

R’Gear Initiative: Effective yet imperfect

College students love free stuff. Fact. College students practically live in sweaters and sweatpants. Also fact. In relation to these two truths, the R’Gear initiative...

A viral video a day to keep pessimism away

  Last month (which is aeons in Internet years), an Irish dad’s video of his trip to Las Vegas went viral on the Internet. Simply...

WRITE OFF: Attendance should not be part of grading criteria

The unengaged student comes in many varieties: napping in the back of the lecture hall, watching “Breaking Bad” under the guise of taking notes...

Dishing and dissing on big fish

A biotech firm named AquaBounty technologies has recently revealed the AquAdvantage salmon, an Atlantic salmon genetically modified to grow larger and quicker than its free-swimming counterparts. This...

R’Perspective: In defense of being a “basic bitch”

Whenever people ask me what show I’m currently watching, I always feel hesitant to reply that it’s “Gilmore Girls.” The last time I told...

Away with the death penalty, let prisoners sweat for salvation

  California hasn’t executed anyone in nine years and a certain pro-death penalty group has waited long enough. They recently proposed a ballot extending prison...