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Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Year in Review: Highlights of the 2017-2018 Academic Year

September On Sept. 26, 2017, freshman convocation occurred with speakers such as Chancellor Kim Wilcox, President of the UCR Alumni Association Kenneth Noeller, Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia Larive, Chairman of the Academic Senate Dylan...

ASUCR Report Cards

Martin Cuenca: Senate President Pro Tempore Martin Cuenca has opposed banning political parties and subsequently opposed a roll call vote for the political parties bill, which would make each senator’s vote public. Additionally, Cuenca...

UCR neglects Ethnic and Gender Programs, protesters claim

Students gathered under the Bell Tower on Tuesday, May 29 to protest the disparity between the UCR administration’s salaries and the amount of money spent for the benefit of students, especially those of Costo...

ASUCR rules election of CNAS senator unconstitutional

Last week’s ASUCR meeting kicked off by calling attention to the controversy surrounding Wajeha Mahmoud’s election to the previously unfilled CNAS senatorial seat. Mahmoud was elected to fill the CNAS senatorial seat in a...

UCR enrolls and graduates more Pell Grant recipients than any other major university

A recent study of federal data has revealed that UC Riverside students receive more Pell Grant aid than their counterparts at any other major public institution. This report, titled The Pell Divide: How Four-Year...

Cloud printing and virtual computer labs on the horizon for UCR students

Over this summer, UCR’s Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) plans to implement cloud printing kiosks across campus to allow students to print from their devices from any location using software developed by WEPA. ITS...

Special election fills vacant CNAS senatorial seat

The new ASUCR senators held a special election on Tuesday May, 22 in order to determine the unfilled CNAS senatorial seat. After all 17 candidates gave two and half minute speeches and responded to...

ASUCR shows support for on-campus communities, removes stipend limit for ASPB

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 23. Here are the highlights: Acknowledgement of indigenous lands … CHASS senator Grant Nakaoka proposed that a statement be made at every meeting that recognizes...

Riverside housing market headed for a strong 2018, says UCR School of Business

A study released on May 18 by the UCR School of Business revealed that the housing market in the Inland Empire is set to experience a prosperous year in 2018. This is largely due...

Prestigious STEM fellowship awarded to eleven UCR students

The coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship was awarded to 11 UCR students. Over 2,000 applicants this year were selected to receive the award out of the 12,000 students within the United...