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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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...

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...

Spotlight: Cosplay Workshops

Sewing machines, dress forms and bags of foam are set against the walls of the Creat’R Lab in the Orbach Library. Students sit at rectangular tables that fill in the rest of the space...

Getting to know Scotty Highlander

Scotty the Bear Scotty Highlander, more commonly known as Scotty the Bear, is the face of UCR, known for exemplifying the Tartan Soul values that UCR thrives on and the determination and brawniness that...

Campus Spotlight: Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Thursday, May 25 marked the last meeting of the school year for the Pentland Hills Residence Hall Association (RHA) committee. Without having an agenda as their meetings usually would, Pentland Hills building president and...

Club Spotlight: Aerospace Systems

Convening in a medium-sized study room on the first floor of Orbach library on Friday (their regular meeting day), May 12, a passionate group of college students were intently discussing the expansion of the...

Club Spotlight: The Mustard Seed Project

Based on the parable of the mustard seed found in the Bible, a mustard seed is smaller than a fingertip but with faith it can grow into a plant up to 2,000 times larger...

Club Spotlight: Pacific Islander Student Association (PISA)

Being the only UC in which the plurality of its students are not white but in fact Hispanic or Asian, UCR boasts student ethnicity demographics that are considered to be amongst the most diverse...

Club Spotlight: P.O.D.E.R.

P.O.D.E.R., which stands for “Providing Opportunities, Dreams, and Education in Riverside,” is unique at UCR because it is the only club on campus that supports undocumented students. Before 2008, undocumented students could seek out...

Club Spotlight: Planned Parenthood Generation Action

In a time when reproductive rights have become a center of debate, particularly with recent anti-abortion bills that have come to pass and women’s marches occurring across the world, UCR’s own Planned Parenthood Generation...