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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...

California Air Resources Board breaks ground at UC Riverside

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) broke ground on Oct. 27 on its new $419 million state-of-the-art research and testing facility at UC Riverside...

UCR-Texas A&M research team awarded $1.2 million NSF grant

A team of researchers from UC Riverside and Texas A&M University (TAMU) have received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

UC Riverside reacts to marijuana legalization

The WELL, UCR's wellness center and health promotion department, sent an email to all UCR students on Monday, Oct. 30 regarding the impending legalization...

Is Riverside prepared for the “Big One?”

By: Evan Ismail, Senior Staff Writer and Jaya Vengadesan, Staff Writer UCR students, faculty and staff participated in the Great California Shakeout on Tuesday, Oct....

The New Parent Leave Act takes big step toward improving early...

California’s new law, the New Parent Leave Act, effectively balances the thin tightrope of work-life legislation. It both promotes employment among parents and sets...

SB 239 epitomizes privilege in accessing HIV-related healthcare

In what can be euphemistically described as a misguided endeavor, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 239 on Friday, Oct. 6. In California, beginning...

Senate members allegedly switch votes to defeat CA renewable energy bill

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Committee on Utilities and Energy deferred Senate Bill 100 (SB 100), which would have committed the State of California...

Earthquakes in Mexico call for greater preparation in California

Soon after the destruction caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma settled in, Mexico was hit by two powerful earthquakes and several aftershocks. The first...