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ASUCR Elections Guide 2018-2019: Executive Cabinet

Johnathan Li - Executive Vice President Hey Highlanders! My name is Johnathan Li, and I am a third-year in business administration with a concentration in finance. I am excited and proud to announce that I...

ASUCR Elections Guide 2018-2019: President

Diana Jekki - President Diana Jekki, a fourth-year double major in political science-law and society and English, has a tremendous record in working toward bettering the lives of students at UCR. She has been accomplishing...

ASUCR Elections Guide 2018-2019: Referenda

Highlander News Referendum   Ballot Language:   Your student paper needs your help. The Highlander Newspaper has stood for 63 years as UC Riverside’s independent and student-run media outlet, serving as a critical source of vital information, engaging...

ASUCR announces the implementation of a commuter meal plan

One day before the R’Gear reveal, ASUCR senators voted to allocate $2,900 to purchasing 300 lab coats. 250 of these lab coats will be given to the coordinators of the CNAS Research Expo, being...

“Too much, too far and too soon?” Riverside mayor sues city over “unprofessional” contract

Mayor of Riverside Rusty Bailey has issued a veto against City Manager John Russo and his renegotiated contract. The renegotiated plan extends Russo’s formerly five-year term to seven years and includes a guaranteed three...

3,400 students get sweaters during fourth annual R’Gear reveal

ASUCR held its fourth annual R’Gear giveaway at the SRC North on Thursday, April 13, where they distributed UCR-themed sweaters and organized a canned goods drive. The event, attended by approximately 3,500 students, also...

UCLA mechanical and aerospace engineer appointed as BCOE dean

Two years have passed since BCOE was assigned an interim dean, but now, an engineering professor from UCLA has been named the new official dean of the college. On Wednesday, April 4, Christopher S....

ASUCR hosts town hall on 2018 referenda

Potential voters in the 2018 ASUCR elections were given an opportunity to learn more about the various referenda on the ballot in a town hall held Thursday, April 12. The event was hosted by...

All-woman writing seminar at UCR seeks to diversify representation in the media

Last Friday, UCR University Communications collaborated with the Center for Ideas and Society and The OpEd Project to host a writing seminar called, “Write to Change the World.” According to the seminar brochure, the...

Sexual harassment allegations surround sudden retirement of VCSA Sandoval

In the last week, multiple sources have told The Highlander that the sudden retirement of former UC Riverside Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs James Sandoval in January stemmed from an extensive Title IX investigation...