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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...

“Smoke + Mirrors” caught in the smog of mediocrity

After phenomenal success with their hit album “Night Visions,” Imagine Dragons is back with their latest album, “Smoke + Mirrors.” This album is good news for fans of their previous work, who will recognize...

In Retrospect: All my friends are back from the dead

I’m losing my edge. New technologies have paved the way for unprecedented synthesis between high and low, the personal and public, known and unknown, a process that is far from over. Nothing is ever...

Lit Pick of the Week: “Slouching Toward Bethlehem” by Joan Didion

Radar is committed to all forms of art and entertainment and as such, will pick one book as a reading recommendation every week. This week, Radar’s “Lit” pick is “Slouching Toward Bethlehem” by Joan...

Arcade Fire “Reflektor” Review

“Oh, when love is gone / Where does it go?” questions Arcade Fire lead singer Win Butler in the song “Afterlife,” off the band’s latest album, “Reflektor.” The album stands as the band’s most...

The Flash: The Flash of Two Worlds

“The Flash” came back with its season two premiere with solid footing while introducing a new threat, the evil speedster Zoom, for Team Flash. Now episode two, “Flash of Two Worlds” promises to bring...

“Bad Neighbor” is a lousy neighbor

The highly innovative and pioneering record label Stones Throw records has put out another album in  "Bad Neighbor.” This album is a collaboration between underground hip-hop artists MED and Blu, and was produced by...

“Mad Men: To Have and To Hold” Review

There are upsides and downsides to changing writers from week to week on a successful television show. For one, if there is any slight miscommunication down the line, the story could have major pitfalls....

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: “Windbreaker City” Review

Even though “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is a show that can do over-the-top comedy (i.e. “Halloween II”), it still knows how to take a step back and breathe. The episodes of this half of season two...

Underground

Artists often find joy in showcasing their creative talents and sharing their passion with others. In an effort to help such artists at UCR find an audience of their own, Angelena Aguilera a.k.a. PoeticMoment...