Month: April 2018

Artist series pt.1. Where does Wes get it from?

By Nora Westgeest In light of Wes Anderson’s newly released stop-motion animated film Isle of Dogs, this week, the TR’s Arts & Culture section will be entirely devoted to the American virtuoso. Our three-part series kick-starts with a piece considering the influences of the emblematic style that defines Anderson’s films. But keep your eyes peeled…

What To Do Better With Your Time

By Ameé Zoutberg There is a big chance you came across this article on Facebook. There is an equally big chance that you are still studying at UCR. And, even more likely, you feel like you cannot get rid of your Facebook-account even if you wanted to. As a countermeasure to the deterring talks on…

Zondag met Lubach

Comedy, journalism, or social activism? By Heleen Heijungs Last Sunday night, Dutch comedian Arjen Lubach launched a campaign against Facebook, urging users to deactivate their accounts [1]. Over 29,000 Facebook users have said they will participate in the event, with another 73,000 indicating they are ‘interested’. In a similar call for action in October 2017,…

CultureWeek!

By Aïcha Kounikorgo  “A person is a person through other persons. None of us comes into the world fully formed. We would not know how to think, or walk, or speak, or behave as human beings unless we learned it from other human beings. We need other human beings in order to be human. I…

When in Rome

By Bente Sinke  In alternating years during the spring semesters, UCR’s curriculum includes the “Rome and the Classical Tradition” course, which includes a two week stay in the capital of Italy itself. In addition to the excitement of studying art and history in its original context, geographically and historically speaking, Rome is a nice change…

A University With No Spirit

By Alon Nudler A Short Opinion Column on the Community at UCR One of the main reasons I was excited to go to UCR was the fact that it is a small college. At slightly over 600 students, it allows for small classes and personal feedback from your professors, which is mostly true from what…

Part II: Got Ink?

An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Did you enjoy reading about your fellow classmates and their unique tattoos? Did you maybe feel inspired to hit up the nearest tattoo parlor to try out this amazing art on yourself? Or do you need a few more stories to really get you thinking…

Part I: Got Ink?

An inside look at UCR’s tattoo culture By Natalie Burduli Many people live with the idea that their body is not simply flesh and bones, but rather, an intricate canvas that can be used to express a deeper layer of their personality. They use this space wisely, crafting beautiful tattoos that will remain with them…

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