By Rebeccah Steil Current Affairs Section Editor Throughout the past two UCR semesters, there has been a sudden rise in protests around the world. Whether it’s the ongoing revolution in Syria, election protests in Thailand, protests for human rights in Russia, protests in Taiwan, dissatisfaction in Venezuela, or the conflict in Ukraine, it seems that the amount of protests occurring per annum have risen. In the vein of the theme in this section, a year of protest, there is a problem that has spanned centuries and recently has become a motivating factor in protests. The issue of which I speak … Continue reading Editorial: Old Prejudices Die Hard
By Anissa Jousset Arts & Culture Editor Fall 2012: I am in my room minding my own business, with the door wide open (a college paradox) when a group of 1st years on a hallway scouting mission walks by. They stop, stand in my doorway and stare intently at the black and white photographs and 1960s LSD art on my walls. Apparently they were looking for directions. One girl, in all her Dutch bluntness looks me up and down and asks “Do you live here?” A little bit confused I say “Yes…why?” to which she replies “You don’t look like … Continue reading Editorial: Humanities, with a side of Art: On the rise of artistic teams and committees in the UCR community
By Sebastian Meyjes
IntRoweek is over, and the beginning of term is here. For a lot of people, especially first years, it’s a very exciting, and slightly stressful few days. The second and third years are back in town, and catching up with one another. First years are recovering from their IntRoweek, and the professors are undoubtedly doing mysterious professorial things to finish up their summers.