While Apple marches on with its plans for world domination, Microsoft has spent the last two years working with students’ instructors and parents to produce the most comprehensive student software package to date. This new software suite is intended for students from elementary school to graduate school and every student in between.
Month: November 2005
With the women’s 2005 basketball season at hand they seem to already be mentally prepared for this upcoming season. “I want my players to focus on staying together as a team and as a family,” said coach Alicia Berber. Coach Berber has been coaching for a total of seven years now going on eight.
To master a sport it takes time and dedication. In the end, the person who puts in all the time and effort is going to become the best. Katie Connelly is considered the most improved player on Riverside’s womans’s volleyball team. She is the one who put in the effort to become a better player.
A Mars rover rolled over six children who made “excellent rocks.” No screaming, all giggles. In order to create an early interest in space and engineering in children, UC Riverside hosted its annual Space Day Oct. 30 presented by Jet Proposal Lab/NASA.
Some of you may have looked for the gum in the Bookstore and found yourself winding around every little corner … until someone told you gum was no longer allowed to be sold. The gum was here, and then gone right before the students’ eyes. Or was it? “Only a few students knew about the new policy,” said store employee LaToya Riggins.
The term emeritus, loosely translated can mean among the best of retired professionals and officials. The best, not loosely translated, means that there has been competition before and a long list of predecessors who have come and went leaving their legacy behind.
Spring training is finally over. All that hard work from practice is going pay off on Nov. 9, when the men’s basketball team starts its 2005 season at a tournament held at Mt. San Jacinto College. Leading the team is second year head coach John Smith. He brings to the table 15 years of experience in basketball.
Due in large part to the combined efforts of shortstop Melissa Ascencio and second baseman Cassondra Hemsley, Tiger fastpitch softball is climbing out of its 8 loss deficit. This dynamic duo is responsible for 95 putouts and more than a third of the Tigers’ total assists.
Picture, for a minute, a group of men dressed in red and blue jumpsuits. They are all gathered as they hoot, holler and slap each other high fives. You may be tempted to guess that these men are drawn together for some kind of patriotic event, maybe even for the celebration of the Fourth of July inevitably due to the colors that they are all wearing.
On Oct. 20, there was a voter registration drive on campus. Assemblyman Jon Benoit and Bruce McPherson, California secretary of state, spoke to a small crowd of students and faculty from a podium in front of the Martin Luther King building. There was free pizza, soda and chips and a van was parked in the middle of Riverside street to register new voters.