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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Highlander Special Report: Trump’s election triggers unrest in Riverside community

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election Tuesday evening (Nov. 8) triggered immediate responses from within both the UC Riverside and local Riverside community. Students and community leaders began mobilizing just hours after and...

News In Brief

SRC expansion leads to alternative parking lot access Alternate parking options will be made available to students in order to alleviate ongoing traffic caused by the expansion of the UCR Student Recreation Center (SRC). From...

ACTA study identifies needed reform in UC and CSU system

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L5jNK0IKdfg The California Master Plan for Higher Education promised all Californian college students access to a high-quality and affordable education. 50 years later, that promise is crippled and conditional for students who have limited access...

State sexual assault law goes into effect

State law SB 967, meant to address issues of sexual assault and violence, has gone into effect at the beginning of 2015. Commonly called "Yes means yes," the bill was signed into law by...

Crime Watch: Outbreak of criminal activity before winter break

Suspects arrested for possession of firearm on campus Last Tuesday, parts of UCR Family Housing were lit up by searchlights from an overhead police helicopter, as the University of California Police Department (UCPD) searched the...

Obama Administration calls for a cap on standardized tests

In a video released on Saturday Oct. 24, President Barack Obama and his administration called for a 2 percent cap on the amount of classroom time teachers could allot to prepare for standardized testing....

UC launches presidential fellowship program

On Feb. 18, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced the creation of the Presidential Public Service Fellowship program with the intent to spark UC undergraduate interest in pursuing public service careers. This program...

ASUCR kicks off Feminism Awareness Week

Four ASUCR senators have launched a series of events from May 4 to 8, which are aimed at creating awareness and dispelling myths about feminism. Participants will be able to watch a late-night movie,...

Gov. Brown passes ‘three-foot’ bike law, protects bicyclists

Gov. Jerry Brown passed the Three Feet for Safety Act on Monday, Sept. 23, which prohibits cars from driving closer than three feet from a bicyclist. In 2011 and 2012, similar bills were sent to...

UCR collaborates with non-profit Chilean company to increase technology

The Office of Information Technology Partnerships (OTP) at UC Riverside has partnered with Know Hub Chile, a non-profit organization that specializes in expanding awareness and attention to technology created within eight universities and three...