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Highlander Exclusive: An interview with Senator Kevin de Leon

Nearly 100 students and guests packed the Alumni and Visitors Center’s Redmond Dining Room for a chance to personally interact with California State Senator...

CE-CERT prepares climate and air quality training program for summer launch

Just around a year ago, the South Coast Air Quality Management District donated $1 million to fund the Air Quality and Climate Change Training...

Op-Ed: 22-year-old governor candidate Shubham Goel on what must be changed...

Writer: Shubham Goel Email: shubhamgoelvernor@gmail.com My name is Shubham Goel, and I am a 22-year-old running for governor of California as an Independent (no party preference)! I...

Same-sex wedding cake ruling permits baker to selectively discriminate

A California judge’s ruling on Feb. 7 stated Bakersfield bakery owner Cathy Miller was allowed to deny her services to a same-sex couple on...

California should follow San Francisco’s lead in weeding out marijuana convictions

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced that the city would revisit marijuana-related convictions dating as far back as 1975,...

UCR research shows how Argentine ants have been a successful invasive...

A recent UCR research paper, “Verification of Argentine Ant Defensive Compounds and Their Behavioral Effects on Heterospecific Competitors and Conspecific Nestmates,” explores how Argentine...

Elsinore area earthquake signals caution for California, says UCR seismologist

Just after 2 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake struck and was centered west of the 15 Freeway between Lake Elsinore and...

UC Riverside increases energy conservation efforts

Researchers from UC Riverside plan on exploring the possibility of placing solar farms on agricultural land in California’s Central Valley, according to a recent...

Letter to the Editor: In response to the Highlander’s gas tax...

Writer: Kenneth Rosenfield, ’89 MBA UCR Email: Studio.h40@gmail.com In response to the Highlander editorial published on November 20, 2017, entitled, "California must put the brakes on...

California must put the brakes on new gas tax

On Wednesday, Nov. 1 came a much-dreaded gas tax increase, which immediately inflated gasoline prices by 12 cents per gallon and diesel fuel prices...