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My Take on Political Correctness at UCR

By Junghyun Song Disclaimer: The following article is strongly opinionated and is entirely based on my personal experience, and does not speak on behalf of anyone or Tabula Rasa. We live in a politically correct culture. Political correctness is a term used to describe attempts to speak in a way that minimizes offenses in regards…

(Re)Integration into Student Life at UCR

By Hana Shamaa Watching the fields pass in a blur and rain drops slide down the spotted train window, realization dawns upon me. No longer will I have the freedom to spend time with friends at a cafe in downtown Cairo at any time of day, no longer will I be able to ask my…

Houses vs Hallways

By Mieke Pressley It seems to have become a recurring theme: every summer, Bagijnhof residents are seen packing their belongings. With a lot of swearing and struggling they attempt to maneuver their furniture down the narrow Bagijnhof staircases. As a student living in Bagijnhof myself, this yearly trend does not go unnoticed. Since I first…

What To Do Better With Your Time

By AmeĆ© 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…

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