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Friday, October 19, 2018

Dorming 101

Among the excitement of college life is dorming. Living in a residence hall is a unique experience that people either love or hate. Yet, navigating the dorm life does not have to be difficult....

Veterans Resource Center helps veteran students reintegrate on campus

“Veterans of what?” was a phrase Tami Thacker, the Veteran Services Coordinator at the Veterans Resource Center (VRC), would often hear from young people on campus when mentioning U.S. Military veteran students. After being hired...

What I wish I knew as an incoming first-year

Yes, you made it into college and you may have just moved into your dorm room or gotten your schedule of college courses for the fall. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the...

New Academic Year, New You

And we're back. Back to coffee-powered cram sessions, naps in your 8 o’clock lecture, mortifying call-outs by your professor for said naps, narcoleptic body jolts and the contemplation of a night out with your dorm...

The Fast Lane: The 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4: Appropriately Named

The youth of the 1990s and early 2000s will fondly remember Mitsubishi as an automotive powerhouse producing cars that made frequent appearances in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Cars like the 3000GT, Eclipse,...

More Than a Supervisor: how Romanie Arterberry impacted a campus

In the office of the Women’s Resource Center’s (WRC) Program Coordinator, Nathaly Martinez, is a calendar for June with important dates. Events written on it include “Raza Graduation,” “Family Graduation” and “Romanie’s Retirement Party!”...

Scenery, Sun and Citrus: exploring the IE during the summer

The Inland Empire is famous for its citrus groves and sun-soaked cities. It’s also famous for its unbearable heat. While the high temperatures can keep all but the bravest away during the summer, there...

“Survival:” Rose Humanzor breaks the silence around domestic violence

What struck Rose Humanzor the most about domestic violence was the silence surrounding the issue. A survivor of an abusive relationship herself, Humanzor, a senior custodian at UCR, decided to speak up. Organized in...

An introduction to summer courses

If you are still wondering what to do this summer, then you might want to consider taking summer courses. There are a variety of reasons to do so, including getting ahead on units or...

Planning for a Post-Grad Education

Most people believe that if you want to go to a graduate school program then you need to start planning early. It is recommended to start looking into programs two years before graduating. However,...