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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

13 health myths that may surprise you

How many people have told you that reading in the dark will cause blindness, snacking is unhealthy and carbs make you gain fat? We are all fooled in one way or another by medical...

Campus Cope: Winter storm is upon us

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Say your goodbyes to the mountains of holiday food and take a deep breath, because we’re in for another year and most importantly, a new quarter. What does this mean (aside...

Creating your well-being plan

  When writing your goals for the upcoming year, instead of thinking, “I need to become healthy,” think, “I need to become healthier.” Rather than making one extensive plan that will most likely fall apart,...

Graduating? How to make the most of your last weeks at UCR

For many of us, UCR has been our home for several years. We entered the campus blissfully unaware of our futures, and now we will be leaving changed for the better with a new...

From jobless to journalist: How I found myself post-graduation

On June 10, 2015, I was victorious. A university graduate. Successful. Erudite. Learned. On June 11, I was 21 years old, jobless and living with my parents. I had no selfies on my phone to...

How to enjoy the holidays (when you don’t celebrate Christmas)

Not everyone believes in the principles of Christmas and it is no one's place to impose their cultural or religious likeness on you. Those of different faiths have many alternatives to invest in. Come...

Our lives behind the screen

Movies portray the world from an infinite amount of perspectives, locations, settings, time periods and lives. There is a fine line between reality and the fictional world created by Hollywood; nevertheless, movies can play...

Finstagram Fad

Social media has reached a new level of importance in the everyday life of the typical millennial. Most have more than one platform of social media — with Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr...

Campus Cope: How to have a Thanksgiving you’ll actually be thankful for

Making a good meal for cheap For many of us, cooking a large meal can be a daunting experience. I’ve also heard many people claim that they’re “bad at cooking,” and if you’re one of...

DM etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts

You see an enticing person on the internet and you’re at a loss for words. Finding a mate in real life hasn’t been going that well so you figure a virtual courting session would...