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Thursday, September 20, 2018

ASUCR seeks grant for Black Grad, discusses buying “sobriety journals”

Last Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the wake of an ASUCR elections season mired by low voter turnout. Here are some highlights:   Keep the 20 percent … In light of the 2018 ASUCR...

“Apologies only get you so far”: Students protest HESSR loss

Written by Mark Bertumen, CW with contributions by Aidan Rutten, CW and Amani Mahmoud, CW The Highlander Empowerment Student Services Referendum (HESSR) failed to pass in this year’s elections, and around 35 students and staff...

“I didn’t want to believe it wasn’t true”: Voting software mishap causes controversy

ASUCR’s 2018 elections garnered controversy last week when the turnout rate was drastically overestimated in a programming glitch. This program, built by BCOE Senator Patrick Le, a fourth-year computer science major, was meant to track how many...

UCR engineering team wins top prize with biogas technology

One of the teams within UC Riverside’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB), a chapter under the Inland Empire professional chapter, took home first prize for the team category at the 11th annual Metropolitan Spring Green...

Linguistics professor sheds light on evolution of “Spanglish”

The blending of the Spanish language and American culture has led to the creation of unique dialects and increased bilingualism. The impact and perceptions of these changes were the focus of a guest lecture...

Reduced hours for UCR services due to strike

The UC’s largest employee union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees or AFSCME, is holding a system-wide strike starting Monday, May 7 to Wednesday, May 9. The strike is a response...

Cheaper summer school? ASUCR supports extending Cal Grant to summer session

Summer school at a UC could soon be easier to afford. That is at least the hope with the latest resolution to pass through the ASUCR senate, SR-S18-005 (official title: “Resolution in Support of...

“If they fought for us then, we should fight for them now”

Last Tuesday, April 24 was the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, where 1.5 million Christian Armenians were killed by the Young Turks in World War I. The Young Turks overthrew Turkey’s Sultan Abdul Hamid...

UCR report offers insight to Inland Empire’s immigrant population

UCR’s Center for Social Innovation is exploring the nearly one million immigrants living in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Published April 18, a report titled “State of Immigrants in the Inland Empire” aims to...

UCR research links anti-immigrant sentiment to higher mortality

Brittany Morey, a UC chancellor’s postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Policy at UCR, published an article in the journal Social Science and Medicine, that links populations with anti-immigrant sentiment to the mortality...