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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

R’ Perspective: Living Away From Home Is Not The Same As Living For Yourself

Whether it's 30 miles or 300 miles, living away from home for the first time can be a frightening experience. However, living away from home isn't quite the same as living on your own....

Disney fan or ignorant idiot?

I love BuzzFeed. People like to bag on BuzzFeed for their Disney obsession, but it’s cool with me because I love Disney.  I’m sure I saw my first “Disney Princesses reimagined as other races”...

R’Perspective: A Swim to the C

Early one Saturday morning, I woke up and prepared for one of the most iconic activities available to a UCR student: a swim to the C. Every UCR student knows this swim is as...

R’ Perspective: Why starvation diets will never work

Being born in a developing country, my parents never put a premium on having a skinny child. In fact, I think having a chubby kid was a source of pride for them. In a...

R’Perspective: Is it really only rabbit food?

It all started in the summer of 2016 after I had eaten a very large serving of four-cheese lasagna. The nauseous feeling that overtook me had me wondering, what would it be like to...

R’Perspective: The Comeback Kid

I came back to UCR in January of 2014. Since it was winter quarter, I was the “new girl” in my dorm hall. I was pretty bummed, since I felt like everybody had already...

R’Perspective: Being a crazy person in college

Here I am, at the end of my career as the Highlander’s opinions editor, and rapidly approaching the finish line for my college career — all the while my man-boobs are flopping and my...

R’ Perspective: Tips and Tricks for living on your own: Money savers

Living on your own for the first time is one of the most daunting things that any reasonable person can think of. Without the familial support net that most people rely on or the...

R’Perspective: Grad school on the mind

Whenever I pictured graduate school, I imagined myself driving to campus in a flying car, sporting a tweed overcoat, smoking a cigar Tony Soprano-style. I’m not quite sure where this image of a graduate...

To eat or not to meat

  Our ears are constantly swarmed with information on living a healthy lifestyle and how to eat well. Influenced by the shapely celebrities we idolize on social media or the well-arranged images of fruit bowls...