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“Save the Bees” campaign seeks to end pesticide use in California

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) will begin pledging for their statewide “Save the Bees” campaign next fall at UCR with the goal...

ASUCR seeks grant for Black Grad, discusses buying “sobriety journals”

Last Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the wake of an ASUCR elections season mired by low voter turnout. Here are some highlights:   Keep...

UCR CALPIRG launches Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

On Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) held Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an initiative focusing...

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...

Letter to the Editor: ASUCR Leaders Endorse a Yes Vote for...

We are writing in response to last week's article "ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG Referendum Cause Debate." As ASUCR leaders and other student group leaders, there...

ASUCR Senate: CALPIRG referendum causes debate

At the ASUCR meeting last week, a lengthy debate occurred over the addition of a referendum which sought to increase funding for the California...

CALPIRG to push for open textbooks

Multiple Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG), including California’s CALPIRG, have published a report entitled the Billion Dollar Program, which displays the possibility for open...

ASUCR discusses possibility of rejoining USSA

In last week’s ASUCR senate meeting, senators passed two bylaw changes, which aim to increase student participation in the community and outline the functions...

ASUCR senators condemn unrestricted political spending

ASUCR unanimously passed a resolution Feb. 6 that condemned the ruling in the Citizens United Supreme Court case. Senators welcomed passage of the resolution,...

ASUCR Update: Senators approve ASPB’s 82 percent stipend increase

ASUCR held its weekly Senate meeting on Nov. 8 following Tuesday night’s decisive election results. At the forefront of discussion was the successful passage...