“If you had known me in high school or college you would have never thought I would amount to a leader. But I found my bearings because of my experience at Diablo Valley, at Fresno, Hayward and Berkeley. For me, this is an opportunity to give back to a state where I’ve had a chance to live an American Dream.”
Timothy White, chancellor, on his decision to accept a new position as chancellor of the California State University system

“Professional dance criticism will always be important to the field because it offers educated critiques that benefit the artist, promote discourse and inform readers. Furthermore, criticism serves as historical documentation, educates readers about the placement of work within an artist’s canon … and promotes artists by building recognition and acceptance of their work.”
Meagan Bruskewicz, graduate student in dance studies, on the necessity of criticism in dance

“Because we had tried and failed before, it is all the sweeter to have succeeded a year later.”
Dr. G. Richard Olds, dean of the School of Medicine, on the successful accreditation of UCR’s medical school

“Unless the roaches were contaminated with some bacteria or other pathogens, I don’t think that cockroaches would be unsafe to eat. Some people do have allergies to roaches, but there are no toxins in roaches or related insects.”
Michael Adams, professor of entomology, on Edward Archbold, the winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida who died shortly after eating dozens of live bugs and worms