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Valentine’s Day’s Mysterious Roots

This Wednesday, legions of romantics will be sending and receiving gifts of affection, all in the name of St. Valentine. Let’s shed some light...

Modernism, post-modernism and futurism on our campus

Physical spaces produce aesthetic echoes which are so impactful, yet their sources are so often left outside the conscious mind. It is in this...

Ringing of the bells: The early history of UCR’s Bell Tower

“We’ve got a bell tower. So what else is nu? Personally, I don’t mind having it in the neighborhood. I just wouldn’t want my...

The Roman Empire was not the Mojo Dojo Casa House of...

A new TikTok trend is taking up space in the mainstream media as there appears to be a male-specific obsession with the Roman Empire....

Reclaiming and repurposing slurs are a step towards healing those oppressed...

Certain words that were once censored, or considered derogatory for their negative connotations against specific groups, are now being challenged and have made their...

Welcome to college ー everything is not as it seems

When freshman and transfer students first step onto a college campus, they’re often bombarded with literature that boasts some of the institution’s proudest accomplishments....

‘Mad Men:’ a brutally honest rendition of of 1960s America

When discussing America in the 1960s, there is a certain element of unending fascination that is always present in those conversations. It was a...

Children need to learn the dark side of American history too

For quite some time, children in the U.S. have been receiving a heavily skewed education in American history. From grades K-12, children are spoonfed...

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ turns a history lesson into...

The opening montage of “The Trial of the Chicago 7” is indicative of what the audience can expect of the next two hours —...

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....