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Building Culture: The Barn: A Fable of the old Stable

There’s a constant rainfall over UC Riverside: “Riverside is boring.” “We don’t have anything important here.” “Everything ‘famous’ in our city is useless.” The raindrops...

Swift Musings: ‘Let’s Plays’ are the new arcades, and that’s a...

  We’ve come a long way from playing “Pong” in the family room to keep busy until “Planet of the Apes” showed on channel four....

R’Perspective: The Weight of Memory

What a mixed year 2014 was. There were a lot of ups and downs on a global scale … almost too many to count....

Professor Charles Evered: An underdog of the arts

To Charles Evered, the story of the typical war veteran — and how veterans in general are treated once they return home — makes...

Ladyfest IE electrifies Riverside underground with punk spirit

Last Friday was host to the Ladyfest IE concert at the Blood Orange Infoshop. The sheer volume generated from the event showed the artistic...

Swift Musings: “Revenge of the Nerds, or saving Geek Culture from...

Nerd culture has seen a rise in popularity in the last few years. Thanks to a combination of things such as the availability and...

Ambience in our ears, Heaven on Earth: Album Leaf at the...

I had never been a fan of the musical genre known as ambient music. It was probably because I had hardly listened to it....

“Jodorowsky’s Dune” at the Artsblock

The Artsblock premiered last Saturday “Jodorowsky’s Dune,” a documentary released in 2013. “Jodorowsky’s Dune” follows the avant-garde film director Alejandro Jodorowsky tell the account...

Swift Musings: And justice for all

“ … But the ramifications of Atticus Finch’s speech are, unfortunately, lost upon his courtroom audience for the remainder of the novel. The issue...

Swift Musings: Why talk of feminism in videogames is ok

So the whole “Gamergate” controversy has been going on for a while now. (Or it’s fizzled out, I’m not sure. I’m not friends with...