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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Campus Cope: Dropping CNAS isn’t the end of the world

Commonly, college is perceived as a place for young students to pursue their passions, an almost mystical land of opportunities where dreams become a reality. Many students, including myself, come into UCR with high...

Campus Cope: Safe ways to ensure academic security

"Pain is temporary, but GPA is forever.” Generally when people look back on how their grades started to flop in the last stretch of the quarter, they rarely ask themselves what they could have done...

The 15th Dragalicious Drag Ball: A night of music, glamour and empowerment

A group of drag queens practice their routines on the runway in their makeup and black high-heeled knee boots. They focus on the music as they intensively land cartwheels on stage. “They’re in drag...

Under the Kilt: Moving forward after a toxic relationship

Being a victim of a toxic relationship is hard, especially since you are oftentimes blinded by it. If I had a penny for everytime I heard someone say, “But I love them and you...

Campus Cope: How to deal with toxicity online and in gaming

Trolling is unavoidable. One day, you ask the internet, “My car is messed up. What do I do?” Someone responds, “Yah! Just deflate your tires half way so you can reset the flux capacitor.”...

The Anything Casserole

Here at the Highlander, we get it: College is hard. With assignments, exams, lab reports and essays to manage, all while trying to maintain the semblance of a social life, it can be difficult...

Club Spotlight: The Cult of Scotty the Bear

Since the founding of UCR in 1954 one thing has stood the test of time as the foundation for the university’s consistent academic excellence and achievement. Most would tell you it’s the citrus fields...

Three simple ways to academic excellence

The key to getting wonderful grades isn’t as mysterious as people think. People study for hours on end trying to absorb an exorbitant amount of knowledge into their brains and it usually never goes...

More than a spring fling: Finding friendship before summer

As we head into the summer, some students may feel they haven’t made enough friends to socialize with. It’s a concern that’s common across campus. For graduating students you are moving on, and likely...

Console yourself: ASPB’s R’Cade offers students rare time for leisure

On Wednesday, March 7, students were given the opportunity to play a wide range of games, from timeless classics like “Pinball” and “Galaga” to popular modern games such as “Street Fighter V” and “Dragon...