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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

UCR research may affect future of Alzheimer’s treatment

UC Riverside researchers’ discovery of a relationship between a protein and short-term memory could lead to new treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease. The link between the beta-arrestin protein to learning and memory...

Occupy members remove encampment

Members of Occupy UC Riverside have disbanded their tent encampment within a week of Chancellor White’s call for the removal of the tents. The tents, which were initially located next to the Bell Tower...

UCSF makes progress towards new business model

The process of reforming UC San Francisco’s (UCSF) business model has begun with the appointment of 13 leaders to serve in the “Future of UCSF” committee. The initiative, which was first announced by UCSF...

UCB professor, Ralph Nader seek to curb tuition

In an effort to prevent future tuition increases in the UC system, UC Berkeley Professor Brian Barsky and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader have worked towards creating a tuition-limiting initiative to put on the...

UCR promotes minority student access to STEM fields

With funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Riverside has bestowed a $30,000 stipend and a full-ride scholarship to nine UC Riverside graduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs....

Revenue from cigarette tax could yield billions

According to a UC San Francisco (UCSF) study, a new statewide ballot initiative which aims to increase the cigarette tax may lead to a creation of 12,000 jobs and $1.9 billion in new economic...

Chancellor calls for removal of Occupy tents

UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White has called for the removal of the Occupy Movement’s on-campus tent encampment. “The encampment on our campus is not sustainable, for reasons of public safety, health, practicality, and law,”...

Proposed bill seeks to alleviate 60% of fees for UC and CSU students with...

Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) announced legislation to the state Capitol Feb. 8 that would provide for University of California and California State University students with annual household incomes not exceeding $150,000 a...

UCSF researchers call for government regulation of sugar

As worldwide rates of obesity and diabetes diagnoses increase, researchers at the UC San Francisco (UCSF) say that sugar intake should now be regulated, much like alcohol and tobacco. The researchers suggest that sugar...

ASUCR bans laptop campaigning

The ASUCR Senate meeting on Feb. 9 witnessed the passage of a resolution that bans the use of laptops during ASUCR senator elections and the selection of a new elections chair. The use of laptop...