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Saturday, September 22, 2018

41st-annual Writers Week brings literary luminaries to UCR

The 41st-annual Writers Week was carried out from Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, bringing a total of 20 writers to the UCR campus to read from their selected works and address questions. From UCR...

Under the RADAR: Issue 07

Artist: Solmaz Sharif Iranian-American poet Solmaz Sharif’s debut volume of poems, “LOOK” is among the prestigious finalists for the American Book Award. These poems are moving forays into the nature of words, war and the...

Radar Sessions: Prince Rashid

When Prince Rashid walked into the room, I was unsure of what exactly to expect: Here was a Bengali rapper, whose music has been making rounds on social media lately, and has performed multiple...

Vagina Monologues 2016: Confidence with an Edge

“Vulva. Clitoris. Vagina.” When these three words, more or less, were separately spoken as part of the show’s introduction, you could tell that the evening was going to feature a nonstop show of radical empowerment....

Spring Splash Preview

Trey Songz- Spring Splash’s much-anticipated 2016 headliner is none other than Trey Songz. Born Tremaine Neverson, the R-and-B singer caused quite the frenzy when he emerged on the music scene. Hit songs such as...

Holi Festival of Colors: bringing light, love and good vibrations to Riverside

Riverside experienced its first-ever color throw on Saturday, March 5 with the Holi Festival of Colors. Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival that has gained popularity with those outside of the Asian community....

The art of the short: UCR’s annual short film festival

The Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production’s annual short film festival was held in a small arts screening room this year; the room itself only allows a 78-person occupancy. Perhaps for this reason,...

MCS Media Festival showcases future up-and-coming directors

On Thursday, April 27, UCR students showcased their passion and talents for the art of filmmaking at the latest film festival to hit the campus in recent months, the 2017 MCS Media Festival hosted...

DJ Lynnee Denise breaks down the politics of DJing

For most millennials, DJs are pretty standard fare, and in the world of music, practically ubiquitous. However, while DJs are practically ubiquitous now, the reality is that there was a complex musical evolution which...

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...