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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

ASUCR: Senate passes resolution to help feed hungry students

The audience was packed at the most recent ASUCR meeting as numerous student organizations including Providing Opportunities, Dreams and Education in Riverside (PODER), urged ASUCR to approve the creation of a food pantry on...

Over $10,000 spent on elections

The ASUCR Elections Committee spent over $10,000 to promote campaigning and events regarding elections. In addition, party finances — funds individual parties used to promote their campaigns — from Voice, PAC: Pride, Action, Change...

UCR students march streets to protest Trump and Dakota Access Pipeline

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, approximately 300 UCR students joined what was deemed national Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protest day — a day initiated in effort to vocalize opposition to the construction of the DAPL...

UCR aims to lead charge toward creating an improved avocado

A recent press release from UC Riverside described the school’s increased commitment to the expansion of its nearly 70-year-old avocado breeding program as a response to the recent boom in avocado demand. Through a...

UCR and SoCalGas open new research center

On Wednesday, May 17, UCR and the Southern California Gas (SoCalGas) company, a subsidiary of Fortune 500 company Sempra Energy, announced the opening of a new natural gas research center on campus. The Center...

Students, chancellor, regents join forces to lobby in Sacramento

For the first time since 1993, the University of California Board of Regents held a meeting in Sacramento, rather than a specific UC campus. With the threat of further budget cuts and a budget...

UC union AFSCME 3299 votes to hold a five-day strike

After failing to reach a contract deal with the University of California, UC union AFSCME 3299 announced last week that it will go on strike once again. The union announced on Feb. 20 that...

Donations to help School of Public Policy research poverty

The UC Riverside School of Public Policy will launch an initiative in fall 2015 that will educate about poverty-related issues globally and in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The Blum Initiative on Global and Regional...

UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake to depart

Michael Drake, chancellor of UC Irvine, has announced that he will become president of Ohio State University, effective June 30. Drake will be the first African American president of the university. “There is no more...

Neuroscientific research pushes for linguistic diversity in education

Gigi Luk, a faculty member and researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, shared her research during a talk held at UCR on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Humanities 1500 about linking neuroscience with...