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Thursday, September 20, 2018

The results are in! Cole elected 2018 ASUCR president

Written by Myles Andrews-Duve and Andreas Rauch Semi Cole was elected president of the ASUCR for the 2018-19 academic year on Monday in a culmination of a campaign that focused on student engagement, community outreach...

Chancellor Wilcox speaks on MSU investigation

When endorsing himself as a candidate for UC Riverside’s chancellor vacancy in 2012, Kim Wilcox highly touted his experience overseeing the medical school at Michigan State University (MSU), where he served as provost from...

UCR students “walk out” against gun violence

“The residue of many bullets lives within me.” These were the words of Katherine Maldonado, a sociology graduate student speaking at the National School Walkout event, a protest against gun violence that occurred by...

ASUCR

This Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the backdrop of the annual ASUCR debates being held at the HUB Plaza. Here are some highlights:   New judicial general advocate sheds light on handling of elections cases...

ASUCR elections debate centers on student involvement and food insecurity

By: Vivian Lee, SSW and Mark Bertumen, CW This year’s annual ASUCR debates featured candidates for a variety of positions, speaking about their future plans and initiatives while addressing on-campus issues for the 2018-2019 academic...

Costo Hall referendum seeks to “empower” students

The Highlander Empowerment Student Services Referendum (HESSR), also known as the Highlander Empowerment Referendum, provides additional staff, services and resources through the Ethnic & Gender Programs at UCR. In Spring of 2015, UCR students...

Newspaper referendum seeks to fund future of independent media

The Highlander Newspaper has stood for 64 years as UC Riverside’s independent and student-run media outlet, serving as a source of information and engaging commentary and storytelling for students and the community. The Highlander...

UCR student receives $25,000 Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship

UCR fourth-year bioengineering doctoral candidate Donovan Argueta, a first-generation college graduate, has received a Ford Foundation 2018 Dissertation Fellowship. The Ford Foundation aims to develop individuals to become role-models and mentors to an increasingly...

ASUCR Elections Guide 2018-2019: Endorsements

President: The Highlander Editorial Board has elected not to endorse either candidate for president, as the Board could not come to a unanimous agreement on an endorsement. Regardless, in the case of either candidate’s victory,...

ASUCR Elections Guide 2018-2019: Senators

Roman “Alex” Gonzalez - CHASS Senator I am a third-year economics and administrative studies major, and am running for CHASS senator. I come from the very diverse and robust city of San Diego. I want...