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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

UCR Around the World: York, United Kingdom

Name: Analise Gay Year: 3rd year Major: English Country: York, United Kingdom Area of Study: English Before leaving for the United Kingdom I told numerous friends that I thought I might cry when border officials finally stamped my passport....

Restaurant Review: Habanero’s

Finally. As a replacement for what used to be El Sol, the HUB's newest restaurant, Habanero’s, opened this week. The recent unveiling of the counter, which was masked mysteriously by a black tarp before...

ASUCR meeting update

Last week’s ASUCR meeting witnessed the passage of a UCI 11 resolution within weeks of the controversial incident’s two year anniversary.  The majority of the meeting, however, was centered on the public forum as...

Foreign wasp found in California

“Gonatocerus ater,” a wasp native to Europe, was recently found in Southern California by UC Riverside Entomologist Serguei Triapitsyn. This discovery prompted Triapitsyn to form a theory regarding the intercontinental movement of the wasp. “It...

Campus holds vigil for hospitalized students

UC Riverside students Christopher Lee and Regan Moore remain hospitalized after their involvement in a car accident that occurred on the weekend of Jan. 14. In the aftermath of the accident, the students of...

UCR sees record number of applicants

The University of California has released application statistics for the 2012-2013 school year, revealing that its campuses have received a soaring amount of undergraduate applications for the upcoming school year, especially from out-of-state students. Figures...

$2 million grant for electric vehicles

UC  Riverside recently received a $2 million grant for the Center of Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) for electric vehicle initiatives.  Engineers at UC Riverside intend to use solar energy to provide power for...

UC benefits from green technology

The University of California continues to make great strides in cutting back resource consumption and reducing energy usage. According to the 2011 UC Annual Report on Sustainable Practices discussed at the Jan. 18 Board...

Bill seeks to cap UC, CSU executive salaries and pay increases

Senator Yee (D-San Francisco) is aiming to stop pay hikes for top executives in the CSU and UC systems in years when tuition has been increased or state funding has dwindled. SB 967, introduced...

Peace Corps Project Promotes Literacy

Life after graduation has been anything but uneventful for Lillian Nguyen, a UCR grad who went on to join the Peace Corps after graduating in June 2010. Nguyen had first heard about the Peace Corps...