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MESC aims to move into Costo Hall

Almost three years after UC Riverside’s Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC) moved from HUB 361 to HUB 377, it has shown interest in expanding yet again, only this time with a relocation into Costo...

UCR community reflects on Trump election one year later

William Dunlop, assistant professor in the department of psychology at UCR, recently published a paper that analyzed how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters perceived the night of the 2016 election and how they...

UCR IT layoffs could mean less support for more students: Former IT staff speak...

The Highlander sat down this week with Robert Newman, a former UCR Information Technology Services (ITS) employee to discuss the recent spate of layoffs of ITS staff. Newman, himself a victim of these layoffs,...

Center for Ideas and Society hosts seminar on growing economic inequality in the U.S.

UCR’s Center for Ideas and Society hosted a seminar called “Race, Class, and Donald Trump: The Politics of Inequality Now” with speaker Walter Benn Michaels, an English professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago,...

Highlights from ASUCR SOA meeting held 11/15

ASUCR senators and executive officers gathered for their third state of the association meeting of the quarter this past Wednesday, Nov. 15. Here are a few highlights from the meeting:   Seismic Improvements for Falkirk…...

TAPS to launch Donations for Citations program

Starting from Nov. 27 and ending on Dec. 15, Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) will be hosting Donations for Citations. Students who have received a citation below $100 have an opportunity to have their...

UCR CALPIRG launches Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

On Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) held Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an initiative focusing on assisting students with struggles in food insecurity and homelessness. The...

UCR researchers lead breakthrough in blood clot research

Cutting-edge research in biomechanics led by UCR Professor of Mathematics Mark Alber and researcher Oleg Kim, along with the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, are leading advancements in stroke and heart...

UCR study shows higher rates of health problems in minorities

A recent UCR study has observed that a larger number of adults from racial minorities experience health conditions such as diabetes and obesity. The study, which was published in the journal Obesity, used data...

Sources: UCR VCSA James Sandoval on leave from university; investigation ongoing

The status of UC Riverside Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) James Sandoval’s future is in question after numerous sources reveal that, as of Friday, Nov. 10, he is on leave from the university. The...