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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...

Carpenter loses touch with “Lost Themes”

In the ‘80s, icons like Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers terrorized theaters but amongst them an even bigger star arose. As one of the biggest names associated with modern horror, American director...

GZA spits knowledge and rhymes at UCR

Protect ya’ neck! Fans of the Wu-Tang Clan piled into HUB 302 on Tuesday night to witness the greatness of GZA, the oldest member of the most revolutionary group in hip-hop. Event-goers were greeted...

Wolfmother is close to victory with “Victorious”

In an era where hard rock music is being quickly overshadowed by other genres, it is nice to see Wolfmother step into the fray with their balls-to-the-wall rock attitude. With in-your-face guitar riffs and...

Things We Enjoyed…(Issue 27)

Phoenix “J-Boy” It feels like it’s been too damn long since Phoenix has been in the spotlight. The French synthpop alternative band made rounds back in 2009 with their lauded “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” with tracks...

Five stars, four albums, One Direction

Once a band of five strangers put together by Simon Cowell on the X Factor in 2010, One Direction has made their name within the music industry indestructible — four years and four albums...
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“House of Cards: Chapter 1” Review

Netflix has officially released their original series, “House of Cards.” The entire first season is comprised of 13 one-hour episodes and has been available in full since Feb. 1. The decision to release the...

Saturate Me, Riverside

The ground of Tio’s Tacos is littered with history. Shattered plates, broken mirrors and discarded car parts decorate the concrete walkway behind the restaurant. Every piece comes from the life of owner Martin Sanchez,...

“20th Century Women” is a compelling film

“20th Century Women” is a semi-autobiographical comedy-drama directed by Mike Mills about a single mother, Dorothea (Annette Bening), struggling to raise her teenage son Jamie (Lucas Jade Zumann) during the summer of 1979. With...

“Hardcore Henry”: Hardcore awful

“Hardcore Henry” is about as fun as watching someone else play a video game. And not a particularly good one. Now, before you Let’s Play fans start whining so loud that your mom has...