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Chela’s Bakery: Riverside’s Mexican Sweet Bread Heaven

Chela’s Bakery: Riverside’s Mexican Sweet Bread Heaven

By Camila Rocha | Conchas. Bolillos. Empanadas. All these Mexican sweet treats and more can be found at Chela’s Bakery! With three locations distributed throughout Riverside and Moreno Valley, this paradise of authentic sweet breads offers a taste of Michoacan-style pastries at an affordable price. Discover a diverse array of pan dulce and carb-loaded deliciousness at this local gem!

How to spend your Winter Break

How to spend your Winter Break

By Ethan Vo | It’s that time of year again. The days are shorter, and the temperature gets colder. Wintertime is here and with it comes the vacation everyone looks forward to: Winter Break. If you are struggling to find fun activities to do to cure your seasonal depression or if you just want to experience the brisk winter air, here are some fun activities to check out this wintertime!

UCR Botanical Gardens: A Living Museum

UCR Botanical Gardens: A Living Museum

By Rachel Lu | Are you looking for an outdoor adventure that caters to all ages? Look no further than the UCR Botanic Gardens, a living oasis nestled in the heart of Riverside. With over four miles of scenic trails and 40 acres of nature, the Botanic Gardens has something for everyone. The Botanic Gardens host over 3500 plant species from all over the world and includes four main garden areas: woodland, open area, desert, and thematic locations. Whether you are looking for a relaxing stroll in the park or a strenuous hike, the park offers it all.

Campus Riverside’s Ultimate Guide for International Students

Campus Riverside’s Ultimate Guide for International Students

By Sol Garay | Riverside stands out as the ideal city for international students – and the reason for that is simple: Riverside is chill. Okay maybe not so much right now in the middle of July, where every day feels like 100+ degrees. But in general, many people describe Riverside as: a big city with a small-town feel. The small town feel vibe coupled with the fact that Riverside houses over 70,000 college students across four major collegiate institutions, makes for an ideal spot for international students looking to study, live, and perhaps even work in the city of Riverside.

How to celebrate 4th of July in Riverside

How to celebrate 4th of July in Riverside

By Ethan Vo | This Tuesday is the nation’s 247th birthday. July 4th marks the day that the Declaration of Independence was adopted. So, in the spirit of patriotism, here are the ways in Riverside you can celebrate the United States turning 247:

Quick History – Juneteenth

Quick History – Juneteenth

By Ethan Vo | January 1st, 1863 is also known as “Freedom’s Eve” to many. Once the clock struck midnight, all of the enslaved people in the Confederate states had their prayers answered. Both free and enslaved African Americans came together in churches and homes all over the nation awaiting the news that the Emancipation Proclamation has taken effect. When news broke, Union soldiers marched onto plantations and into cities all across the south, reading copies of the Emancipation Proclamation, spreading the good news of freedom.

Exploring Riverside on a Student Budget: Must-Visit Attractions

Exploring Riverside on a Student Budget: Must-Visit Attractions

By Sol Garay | Being a college student can be hard both mentally and financially. Especially that moment when you’re stressed over midterms or finals, and you look into your kitchen cabinets and all you have to eat are Cup of Noodles Ramen and some Doritos. That is why today we will be taking a look at some fun and inexpensive things to do in the city of Riverside…