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UCR professor illustrates the boarding school life of Native American children

A new book, “Shadows of Sherman Institute,” co-written by UCR professor Clifford Trafzer, highlights the private boarding school life of Native American children through the use of a collection of photos. Native American boarding...

Crime Watch: Students robbed at gunpoint for hoverboard

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a hoverboard robbery occurred by the University Village. The Riverside Police Department is currently investigating the theft. Two women were travelling on the northeast corner of University...

Professor’s company receives $4 million investment

ZyBooks, an educational company—  founded by Frank Vahid, a UCR professor of computer science and engineering, and its CEO Smita Bakshi —  received a $4 million investment from Bialla Venture Partners (BVP). The investment...

Shooting in White Park

On Monday morning Feb. 29, a man was injured in a shooting that occurred at White Park in downtown Riverside. Twenty-six-year-old Cory Chenno James of Riverside and 25-year-old Leshawn Karisha Johnson of Colton were...

Tracking the evolution of life with Gordon Love

Cosmic Thursdays continued on November 12 with a lecture entitled “Evolution of Life: Tracking Using Ancient Lipid Biomarkers Preserved in Petroleum and Rocks.” The talk was given by Gordon Love, a professor in the...

ASUCR senate approves GCAP projects, amends elections code

The sixth and final ASUCR senate meeting of spring quarter convened at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 in the senate chambers. The meeting was largely devoted to a series of bylaw amendments...

CHASS senator challenges strikes and censures issued by judicial council

ASUCR’s first state of the association meeting of spring quarter began on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:11 p.m. in the senate chambers. The senate welcomed newly instated CHASS Senator Danielle Flores, a second-year sustainability...

Is it halal? Dining addresses dietary concerns surrounding on-campus restaurants

In recent weeks, UCR’s Muslim community has demanded more halal options on campus, an issue that was first raised during an ASUCR meeting on Oct. 4. To learn more, the Highlander sat down with...

Professor’s research findings may improve attention span

Research done by UCR professor of psychology Rachel Wu and published in the journal “Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics,” found that attention can be improved through gaining new knowledge and constructing categories that organize the...

After shutting down local medical marijuana dispensaries, Riverside City Council to prepare for Proposition...

On May 24, the Riverside City Attorney’s office announced that the last medical marijuana dispensary in the city has been shut down. The declaration marked the 118th of such closures since 2007, when the...