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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Urban Roots of Poetic Justice showcases students’ spoken word poetry

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the celebration continued with Urban Roots of Poetic Justice: A Spoken Word Event. The event was hosted by Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) who brought along special...

Middle East and Islamic Studies hosts screening of documentary “Tickling Giants”

On Wednesday, May 31 in INTS 1128, the Middle East and Islamic Studies program hosted a screening of the film “Tickling Giants,” a harrowing documentary about Bassam Youssef’s (a former doctor that has been...

A punk show on a balcony: Downtown Riverside ArtsWalk

High atop a balcony in downtown Riverside, live punk music was spilling onto the streets. You could see very little of the burgeoning ruckus except a sliver of red light peering out of a...

UC Riverside hosts 40th annual Writer’s Week

Presented every February by UC Riverside’s Department of Creative Writing, Writer’s Week brings to campus a plethora of writers, authors, poets and novelists associated with the Riverside area or UC faculty. This year marked...

On stage with Charlyne Yi

Asian Pacific Student Programs (APSP) welcomed Charlyne Yi, the multi-talented artist of films “Paper Heart” and “Knocked Up” as well as television show “Steven Universe” fame, to UC Riverside this past Tuesday, Feb. 28....

The absurdist delights of Gomez-Pena’s theater

To enter into Guillermo Gomez-Pena’s theater is to come to terms with the irrationality of the world. For the last 30 years, the Mexican artist has committed himself to stitching absurdities and contradictions together...

RADAR Sessions: Taylor Swift

Fresh off the Los Angeles leg of her tour and with her not due back in the studio until “those eggheads finish writing my newest songs,” Taylor Alison Swift took some time out of...

Latino/a Play Project’s unique mission

Earlier this week, I sat down with Melanie Queponds, the creative director of the Latino/a Play Project and a fifth-year theater and English double major here at UCR, to discuss the group's mission, history...

Emory Elliott Book Award Given To Professor Conrad Rudolph

Every winter, interested students and professors unite in the charming, slightly forested Center for Ideas and Society at UCR for the Emory Elliott Book Award. The event was named after former American literature professor...

A guide to staying entertained in the sweltering heat

“Suicide Squad”: Lest you have been living under a rock, I highly doubt you have not already heard some of the buzz behind this film. Based off the highly acclaimed comic, “Suicide Squad” features a...