The Riverside Food Lab is the Inland Empire’s new popular place to hang out with friends, family and even colleagues. This food hall is open daily from 11am-11pm and is located on 6th and Market St. near the Fox Theater in Downtown Riverside. People nowadays are so wrapped up in their social media apps and what filter looks best on Instagram that they tend to forget to explore what their hometown has to offer. Who doesn't love a wide variety of food options? The Riverside Food Lab welcomes all types of food. From craft beer to coffee and Mediterranean cuisine to plant-based burgers, the Riverside Food Lab is an amazing and fun addition to Downtown Riverside. Plus, during the weeks … [Read more...] about What’s the Riverside Food Lab cooking up?
By Lupe Perez |Staff Writer| With everything online in today's society, it is odd that people go out and actually visit museums. Museums are still important because people need to be faced with the subject in order to truly understand it. Art galleries and museums that exhibit artists projects can represent themselves and can touch another person who feels the same way. The good thing about art is that it is subjective and can have a different meaning to each person who views it. The Broad is a new contemporary art museum located in downtown Los Angeles. It has various collections that consist of art from different artists, such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and … [Read more...] about Top 5 Museums
By Mike Sessions |Staff Writer| Rise and grind is the name of the game when it comes to this Red Bull premier freestyle biker, Josh Boothby. The up-and-coming athlete comfortably cruised on his bike across CSUSB and UC Riverside on Wednesday, Oct. 15 as the California breeze simultaneously accompanied him. The freestyle biker claims that nothing could even stop him from riding, not even old age. His passion for BMX is long term, “Even if I got old to like 50 or 60, and I couldn’t do tricks anymore, I would still ride a bike,” said Boothby. Boothby was born in Hayward, Calif. at St. Rose Hospital on Oct. 20 1985, and lived there up until he was 17 years old. He briefly moved to … [Read more...] about Boothby spreads his wings at CSUSB
By Jonathan Ng |Staff Writer| Children of all ages participated in the ICreate Youth Conference May 12. The Conference is an event designed for young students ranging from grades 4-12 within the San Bernardino Unified School District. Together they engage in innovative and enriching ideas that inspire them to launch their creative ideas into the future. Sponsored by CSUSB, San Bernardino Valley Community College, and the UCR Alpha Team, a team that works with local school districts with the goal of improving performance in the fields of mathematics and science; this event was coordinated by Susan Daniels. Daniels is a CSUSB professor in the education psychology and counseling … [Read more...] about ICreate Youth Conference hosted at CSUSB
By Princess Russell |Staff Writer| Crowds of crazy fans crammed into UC Riverside during the hottest day in April for the school's annual Spring Splash festival. Many felt the combination of heat and anticipation in the air for the new age Hip-Hop sounds of rap artist Kendrick Lamar and the classic R&B music of Musiq Soulchild. The votes were split when it came to which headlining artist would be the most highly anticipated. From the time the festival doors opened, eager fans were counting down the minutes until their favorite headliners performed. “Kendrick is the headliner," said student Clyde Durden. "I think everyone came to see him.” “I want to see both Kendrick and … [Read more...] about Spring Splash brings the heat
By Marina Rangel |Staff Writer| Music burst through the SMSU Event Center Mar. 8 on Thursday night. DJ Pleaze, DJ Infinity and Kid Disko pumped up students with their custom beats in CSUSB’s first DJ Master Competition. The DJ Master Competition featured some very talented students. It was hosted by the new campus’ club Underground Music Society (UMS), and with some support from Red Bull, CSUSB welcomed three disk jockeys to participate in a 15 minute spin-off. “We wanted to bring some of the music scene to CSUSB and connect students through music,” said Emmanuel Rodriguez, UMS president. The competition’s master of ceremonies was DJ Wall-E. He spun during the gaps between … [Read more...] about DJ master competition spins CSUSB
By Eric Brown |Managing Editor| While #occupywallstreet has taken off to infect entire cities, campuses and people across the world, San Bernardino has been relatively slow to follow suit in its demonstrations until recently. With demonstrations taking place on the city beginning Nov. 17, the movement seems poised to take it on campus at CSUSB next. A meeting was held Tuesday Nov. 22 outside the Blue Coyote Pub in the SMSU with an average attendance of 30 plus attendees throughout the meeting. The meeting was a collaboration of concerned and interested students, mostly on behalf of CSUSB's Students for Quality Education (SQE), although it is important to note that not all students … [Read more...] about The beginnings of an Occupy movement brew at CSUSB
By Justin Udenze |Staff Writer| Inland empire students stood patiently in the sweltering sun on UCR’s Bell Tower lawn, awaiting the arrival of underground hip-hop icons. As the heat weathered on the will of the waiting, around 4 p.m. chants aimed at the lawn’s constructed stage flew at the masters of ceremony. Curren$y! Curren$y! Curren$y!, and then as if the chants summoned the artist from a magic lamp he rushed onto the stage to the fan’s delight. The performance marked the midpoint of an eventful April 30 afternoon as UCR’s Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) presented Spring Splash 2011. An annual music festival held in the center of the UCR campus featured 2011 … [Read more...] about Hip hop artists rock UCR at Spring Splash