Tag: Life

The Rat Hole takes you down a rabbit hole of vintage records

By Jacob Quezada Steve Jobs made history with the reveal of the iPod in 2001, and while the music industry sailed into the future, it was somehow also cast into oblivion. The days of the Walkman would be long gone, nevermind the cassette player, and you could totally forget about the vinyl record player. But

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Students light up the stage with stories of personal trials for foster care youth awareness

By Leo Cabral Spoken word poetry, rap and beatboxing may simply be seen as hobbies to some, but to RCC and UCR foster youth, it is a way to cope with the world. The Guardian Scholars Program at RCC and UCR collaborated and organized their fourth annual “Voices and Visions” benefit May 16 for Foster

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Billie Eilish hones in on exploiting listener’s fears and will make them dance while doing it

  By Adriana Lopez Music enthusiasts have been starved for something that feels new and a 17 year old anti-pop star might just be what was needed. Billie Eilish came onto the music scene in 2016 with the release of her single “Ocean Eyes.” At the age of 14 she caught the world’s attention with

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Riverside City College tests Webadvisor’s updated registration system

By Patrick Tindall   Riverside City College is debuting an update to its outdated class registration system. Touted as “an algorithmic-based student academic planning software for colleges and universities” is the long-awaited update for RCC’s WebAdvisor platform which was clunky, non-user-friendly and difficult to understand which classes were useful to a student’s academic goals. Business,

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Tio’s Tacos artist uses scraps to create immersive art for his local Mexican restaurant

By Sayeda Ghazanfar Fascinating figures filled with discarded propane tanks and empty bleach cartons tower above you in a terrifying allure, drawing you in with outstretched arms. A gigantic skeleton rides a bicycle to your left, greeting you with a sinister smile. Up ahead, a massive teepee made entirely out of recycled bottles and concrete

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26 years of top hats, Victorian gowns, wit and wisdom at the annual Riverside Dickens Festival

By Adriana Lopez The annual Dickens Festival took over downtown Riverside on Feb. 23 and 24. The festival’s driving force, Carolyn Grant and Joan Patton, believed Riverside was in need of an event that promoted literacy and Dickens Festival would serve as the vessel. In 1992 the festival came to fruition and was held downtown.

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