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“A Word of Advice From … Professor Katie Ford”

Aside from being a professor of creative writing at UC Riverside, Katie Ford is an American poet who has published a wide array of...

How to enjoy the holidays (when you don’t celebrate Christmas)

Not everyone believes in the principles of Christmas and it is no one's place to impose their cultural or religious likeness on you. Those...

Muhamad Ali and Wettstein ask: Who is God?

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, about 25 people gathered at 4 p.m. in CHASS Interdisciplinary Building South (INTS) 1128 to listen to Associate Professor of...

BOOM Journal Hosts “Getting Religion” Forum

On Friday, Jan. 22, BOOM: A Journal of California hosted an evening at the Alumni and Visitors Center celebrating the release of the journal’s...

The power of storytelling: Reza Aslan’s path to Riverside and beyond

“Well, you know I always say that you shouldn’t have a job, you should have a mission. And I think for me my mission...

UCR student body should promote secular student affiliate

The last few years have been kind to both agnostics and atheists, as books like Richard Dawkins’ “The God Delusion” have allowed for secular...

The separation of church and state comes to Riverside

This month developments regarding the display of religious symbols in the cities of Lake Elsinore and Riverside received national attention. The Washington, D.C.-based Military...

Letting fires die: understanding religious extremism

Flags flew at half mast recently for the latest American deaths in Libya. The inevitable and most simple question is, “Why murder?” Naturally, most...

New UCR institute to focus on immigrants and religion

UC Riverside’s Institute for the Study of Immigrant Religions will make its debut on June 1. The center will serve as an archive for...

Marriage is not a secular institution

Recently, President Obama announced a shift in his position regarding same-sex marriage.  He said, “It is important for me to go ahead and affirm...