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Monday, September 24, 2018

Writer’s Week 2012

Last week, numerous writers gathered at UCR for the 35th annual Writers Week Conference. Faculty, staff and students all gathered in INTS 1128 to hear talented writers share their work and engage in dialogue...

ASP Presents: A Huey P. Newton Story

Award-winning actor and writer Roger Guenveur Smith was at UC Riverside last week for a screening of “A Huey P. Newton Story,” a one-man film that depicts the personal side of the deceased Black...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: Reinvigorating the BlackBerry Brand

It wasn’t that long ago that Research in Motion (RIM) owned the smartphone market across the globe. When the world witnessed the release of Apple’s now wildly popular iPhone, RIM—the company responsible for the...

UCR Around the World: York, United Kingdom

Name: Analise Gay Year: 3rd year Major: English Country: York, United Kingdom Area of Study: English Before leaving for the United Kingdom I told numerous friends that I thought I might cry when border officials finally stamped my passport....

Restaurant Review: Habanero’s

Finally. As a replacement for what used to be El Sol, the HUB's newest restaurant, Habanero’s, opened this week. The recent unveiling of the counter, which was masked mysteriously by a black tarp before...

UC Riverside’s Lunar New Year Festival 2012

APSP, UCR’s Asian Pacific Student Program, hosted the Lunar New Year Festival last Wednesday at the Bell Tower. The atmosphere and liveliness of the campus celebrations warmly welcomed viewers into the celebration. Alicia Nyein, an...

Downtown Riverside’s Second Annual Lunar Festival

Downtown Riverside kicked off its second annual Asian-Pacific Lunar Festival this past weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28. Beginning at 10 a.m., roads were blocked off from Orange to Market Street, making way for an...

Johnny Cupcakes Visits UCR

Last Thursday evening business owner and entrepreneur Johnny Earle (famously known as Johnny Cupcakes) came to speak at UC Riverside. Around 150 students attended the event to hear Earle tell his personal story of...

Peace Corps Project Promotes Literacy

Life after graduation has been anything but uneventful for Lillian Nguyen, a UCR grad who went on to join the Peace Corps after graduating in June 2010. Nguyen had first heard about the Peace Corps...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: The Importance of Story in Gaming

I’m a sucker for a good story. No matter if it’s a movie, TV show, or video game, an enthralling story will keep me hooked long after the initial awe of the special effects...