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Distinguished UCR African-American history professor passes away

Dr. Sterling Stuckey, historian, professor emeritus in the Department of History and author of numerous African American historical research articles, passed away on Aug....

Politics and protests at the Olympics: A deep-rooted tradition

There are moments in which the collision between sports and politics seems unavoidable. This year, the Olympics is no exception due to the political...

The Museum of the Bible is no apocalypse

A few blocks from the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a new Bible-themed museum has kicked a hornet’s nest of irrational outrage. The aptly-named...

A Word of Advice from … Associate Professor of History Dana...

Professor Dana Simmons has been teaching at UCR for 12 years and has certainly made her mark. Simmons first began researching how modern minimum...

A Word of Advice From … Professor Michelle Bloom

Since 1997, UC Riverside Professor of Comparative Literature and French Michelle Bloom, Ph. D, has selflessly lent her lifelong experience travelling the world, particularly...

“Birth of a Nation” is a flawed, but mesmerizing film

Generally, film reviews are pretty standard: A writer gives an argument for why a certain film is worth watching or not, and then rates...

Your tweets will be the future of history

A $517,000 grant was recently given to UCR and several other collaborating universities to fund a database that is to be used for recording...

“The library — keeping the heart of the city alive”

  I’ve always been a major fan of libraries. I have three library cards in my name, if you count the UCR ID as one,...

UCR Library to research, record history of Inland Empire

The UCR library has recently been chosen to receive a $22,730 grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation to survey archival...

History Class: A one-sided story of America’s past

When George Washington confessed that he chopped down his father’s cherry tree he allegedly stated the famous words: “I cannot tell a lie.” In...