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Thursday, June 22, 2017

UCR hosts seminar on the lack of female representation in Riverside County

On Wednesday, May 31, UCR’s Center for Sustainable Suburban Development (CSSD) hosted a seminar titled, “Where Have All the Women Gone?: Exploring the Causes for a Decline in Female City Council Members of Riverside...

ASUCR senate approves GCAP projects, amends elections code

The sixth and final ASUCR senate meeting of spring quarter convened at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 in the senate chambers. The meeting was largely devoted to a series of bylaw amendments...

Riverside Board of Ethics votes for a continuance of hearing on Riverside mayor’s alleged...

On Friday, June 2, at 1:30 p.m., the Riverside Board of Ethics held a panel in order to see if Riverside Mayor William “Rusty” Bailey violated resolution no. 22318 II (D), specifically the Brown...

UCR distinguished professor lectures on toxicant exposure regulation

In a faculty lecture held Friday, June 2, UCR Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Carl Cranor presented his views on toxic contaminants and the law. During the event, Cranor was presented the UCR Faculty Research...

News in brief for the week of June 6, 2017

UC Riverside and Korea Institute of Materials Science partner to form new research center By: Evan Ismail, Senior Staff Writer UC Riverside and the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) in Changwon, South Korea have partnered...

Highlander Newsroom (5/31/2017)

Myles and Evan are joined in studio by fourth-year political science major Summer Shafer to discuss the potential implementation of a Gender Studies requirement at UC Riverside. The requirement is currently pending review by...

Wilcox: Plans for event center delayed: Chancellor Wilcox provides update on campus expansion

At a meeting for the Citizens University Committee on Wednesday, May 24, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox discussed the current plans for the expansion of the UCR campus. According to the Press-Enterprise, Wilcox was asked...

Potential gender studies requirement under review by academic senate: Student behind the requirement speaks...

The Highlander sat down with fourth-year political science, law and society major Summer Shafer this week to talk about the proposed gender studies requirement currently being reviewed by the UCR Academic Senate. The requirement...

Riverside county school districts slash after-school programs

Local school districts in Riverside County have recently undergone cost-cutting strategies, which include reducing staff and decreasing the number of services offered by after-school programs to accommodate rising minimum wage levels and flat state...

Riverside church offers sanctuary to immigrants at risk of deportation

The First Congregational Church of Riverside, located on Lemon Street  in Downtown Riverside, near the Mission Inn, has stated that it plans to offer protection to undocumented immigrants at risk of being deported. With...