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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Leukemia survivor Keane Veran is breaking ground for cancer patients with OURA

As a 10-year-old, Keane Veran was undergoing treatment for leukemia when his dad shared with him the story of Sadako Sasaki, a twelve-year-old Japanese girl who, in the 1950s, was diagnosed with cancer and...

Amber Liu’s singularity shined through at “Function of Amber”

“What is success to you?” This was the question posed by Amber Liu, a Taiwanese-American rapper and member of K-pop group f(x), when she spoke on her experiences and life lessons during her nearly...

Campus Cope: Starting the new quarter off right

It’s 2018 and that means more than just new year’s resolutions; a new year brings a new quarter and new set of classes. But with new beginnings come the end of all the old...

Solving your New Year’s resolutions

New year's resolutions are the bane of people’s newly realized existences. They work to prematurely ready people for the incoming year, but they also cause a considerable amount of stress in those who try...

The Fast Lane: The 2018 Mazda 3 Is all the car you need

Mazda has been building a solid reputation for themselves lately by making premium fun-to-drive cars at competitive prices. Their products are generally the most engaging to drive in their class and offer premium technology...

Cam Calkins: The man who went from teaching English in Indonesia to serving meals...

Misfit. That is the word that James Cameron Calkins, an employee of UCR’s dining services, uses to describe himself. He claims that what makes him stand out is his tendency to do the extraordinary....

Hacking at a dream: Third-year Gustavo Correa is bridging two disciplines into one

Third-year computer engineering student Gustavo Correa did what many applicants in California could not do. He qualified for the extremely prestigious Red Bull “Hack the Hits” hackathon in San Francisco that only accepted 15...

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...

“Transgender Day of Remembrance” brings awareness and visibility to anti-transgender violence

Large baby blue banners spelled out “Trans” in each panel of the display at the wall outside the Commuter Lounge. Both sides of the display provide resources and an interactive section where passersby can...

Shane Ortega speaks on activism and personal experiences at “No One Left Behind”

For almost 10 years Shane Ortega has served as an influential figure in the LGBT community. Ortega has been on the forefront of advocacy; he was extremely influential in the repeal of “Don’t Ask,...