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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Five steps to endure finals week — sickness free!

From social gatherings to midterms to stressful finals, every college student finds it difficult to juggle a busy life, leaving no room for the flu. Of course, we all know how viruses and bacteria...

Don’t let social media define who you are

Social media has a big influence on our daily lives. We usually check our Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter a couple of times every hour. It’s become a habit of ours. Even though social...

Preventing and healing from the flu, naturally

As the weather gets colder and the nights get longer, all of us face the possibility of catching a nasty sickness, but have no fear: There are plenty of preventative measures one can take...

Highlander Diaries: Homesickness

In our new section titled “Highlander Diaries,” we at Features allow students to send in “Dear Diary”-formatted journal entries regarding a topic of our choice, allowing Highlanders to speak more personally to the school...

Defeating the College Triangle: Lesson Three: Grades

We’ve now reached the final stage of our “Defeating the College Triangle” series, aimed to help you dedicated college-goers become the well-rounded, academically balanced students you all want to be. If you’re new to...

Defeating the College Triangle: Lesson 2: Social Life

In last week’s edition of “Defeating the College Triangle,” we taught you how to steer clear of bad sleeping habits and anything else that may prevent you from getting some precious shut-eye. In this...

Defeating the College Triangle: Sleep

  Nearly every college student has heard the “choose two and neglect the third” saying at some point in their four-year experience. The urban legend suggests that most students excel in two of the three...

Seven “DON’Ts” for a stress-free freshman year

As the four grueling, yet vital years of high school have come to a close, many freshly faced 18 or near-18 year olds are now stocking up on weekly planners and year-long calendars as...

Ten fun and productive things to do over summer vacation

  For about 180 days a year, us college students are entrapped in an arduous cycle of endless studying, inadequate sleep and a montage of personal problems that exacerbate the toil of school and maintaining...

Reflections in the River – 2015-2016 School Year Reflections From Students

  What is your favorite memory from the 2015-2016 school year related to UCR? “That feeling of knowing when you have all your units...like when you get … your graduation application approved.” -Brianna Esparza, Sociology, Fourth-year “Spring...