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Sunday, April 22, 2018

“Too much, too far and too soon?” Riverside mayor sues city over “unprofessional” contract

Mayor of Riverside Rusty Bailey has issued a veto against City Manager John Russo and his renegotiated contract. The renegotiated plan extends Russo’s formerly five-year term to seven years and includes a guaranteed three...

3,400 students get sweaters during fourth annual R’Gear reveal

ASUCR held its fourth annual R’Gear giveaway at the SRC North on Thursday, April 13, where they distributed UCR-themed sweaters and organized a canned goods drive. The event, attended by approximately 3,500 students, also...

UCLA mechanical and aerospace engineer appointed as BCOE dean

Two years have passed since BCOE was assigned an interim dean, but now, an engineering professor from UCLA has been named the new official dean of the college. On Wednesday, April 4, Christopher S....

ASUCR hosts town hall on 2018 referenda

Potential voters in the 2018 ASUCR elections were given an opportunity to learn more about the various referenda on the ballot in a town hall held Thursday, April 12. The event was hosted by...

All-woman writing seminar at UCR seeks to diversify representation in the media

Last Friday, UCR University Communications collaborated with the Center for Ideas and Society and The OpEd Project to host a writing seminar called, “Write to Change the World.” According to the seminar brochure, the...

Sexual harassment allegations surround sudden retirement of VCSA Sandoval

In the last week, multiple sources have told The Highlander that the sudden retirement of former UC Riverside Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs James Sandoval in January stemmed from an extensive Title IX investigation...

Highlander Exclusive: An interview with Senator Kevin de Leon

Nearly 100 students and guests packed the Alumni and Visitors Center’s Redmond Dining Room for a chance to personally interact with California State Senator Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) in a town hall-style event....

Lift-ed out of homelessness

By: Andreas Rauch, SSW and Vivian Lee, SW Combating homelessness has occupied an important place in the city of Riverside’s recent history. Since 2003, various city agencies have established an array of programs to address...

“We are too scared to go to school”: UCR students and faculty discuss March...

“The movement focuses on how student’s lives are affected in particular so we feel obligated to act now,” stated Leila Shiblak, a second-year Sustainability Studies major at UCR. On Saturday, March 24, students led...

Two UCR students chosen for prestigious science scholarship

Two UCR students, third-year chemical engineering and physics double major Nicholas Pham and fourth-year physics major Renata Koontz, have received Goldwater scholarships, one of the country’s most prestigious undergraduate science accolades. The Barry Goldwater Scholarship,...