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Thursday, September 20, 2018

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...

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...

Campus Cope: Sink or Swim: A look into Finals week

Best case scenario: Finals week has always been a time of duality for me: One half feels totally worn out from all of the arduous work the prior ten weeks, while the the other prevails...

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...

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...

Campus Cope: Roommates

For those of us who have been lucky enough, we have never had an impending issue with a roommate before: We respected their space, we communicated our household responsibilities with one another and heck,...

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...

The do’s and don’ts of multitasking

As you’re rushing out the door in a frenzy with a banana drooping down your mouth, clutching a Starbucks in one hand and clasping your backpack in another, you come to the revelation that...

Campus Cope: What to do this summer if you’re bored and have no friends

My first year at UCR, I was bored just about every day of the week while I was on campus. I didn’t drive, so I had to be dropped off early and picked up...

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...