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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

It’s not a huge deal if a change of majors forces you to become...

I think we can all agree that college is a difficult and stressful time in our lives, and for good reason, as it’s a highly challenging environment meant at refining us as thinkers and...

Personal accountability facilitates strong employer and employee relationships

From my experience as a writing tutor at UCR's Academic Resource Center for the past three years, I've noticed how students constantly struggle to understand their newfound independence while maintaining the right mindset for...

R’Perspective: We are not the UC Rejects

Two weeks from commencement and I can’t help but think about my first two weeks on campus. For me, being the only student from my high school‘s graduating class to attend UCR in 2013...

R’Perspective: How proactivity and humility determine what true success is

As graduation draws near and senioritis kicks in, I have realized that being proactive is perhaps the most important trait to gain from college. Sometimes this is phrased on job applications as “must be...

R’Perspective: Living with and growing out of anxiety in Latino Union

In 2015, my anxiety levels were at an all-time high. My father was hospitalized in January of that year due to breathing problems that made it difficult for him to sleep comfortably. During his...

R’Perspective: The positive returns of being active in college

With the majority of my peers in high school relocating to the midwest or east coast after graduation, I felt ashamed to admit that I was attending a university that was a mere 45...

R’Perspective: The horrors of Facebook, one year later

This May 8 marks a day that will live in infamy for me — the one year anniversary of the day I joined Facebook. Facebook, and social media in general, has long been something I...

R’Perspective: What is an Asian person supposed to do as a humanities major?

“Aren’t all Asians supposed to be good at math and science?” As an Asian-American myself, the number of times that I have been asked this question before is truly astounding. Just as there are...

R’Perspective: Club Penguin: The party that everyone was invited to

Having been born during the dot-com bubble, more likely than not, a millennial will refer to media when reflecting on an important moment in their life, such as when they made their first Myspace...

R’Perspective: A year singing the trap house blues

It took coming home from school one Monday night to find two of my housemates sifting through a pure block of cocaine for me to realize I was living in a trap house. While...