Highlander Newsroom 10/22/14

Highlander Newsroom 10/22/14

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we prepare for the midterm wave, discuss the benefits of small businesses for Riverside, review the TEDxRiverside conference and debate the merits of pumpkin spice. Be sure to catch the Highlander Newsroom on the […]

Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize win highlights importance of women’s education

Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize win highlights importance of women’s education

On Oct. 10, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani women’s education activist, alongside Indian child’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. Yousafzai is now the youngest person to ever win a Nobel Peace Prize at the age of 17. […]

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ASUCR: Galvan pushes for greater student voter registration

Members of ASUCR held their first senate meeting of the new academic year last Wednesday in the Senate Chambers at 6:30 p.m. to deliver past summer reports with specific focus falling on the topic of increasing student voter registration — […]

Richard Lin/HIGHLANDER

Daniel Bambaata Marley brings reggae and good vibes to the Barn

Fans of reggae music made their way to the Barn Wednesday night to enjoy the sweet melodies of Daniel Bambaata Marley, the multitalented grandson of the legendary Bob Marley. Despite being given a start time of 7:30 p.m., the doors […]

TedxRiverside

TedxRiverside

A mosaic of presenters showcased an Inland Empire filled with stories, struggles and self-discovery. Wednesday, Oct. 16 opened with gloomy clouds and a morning chill — a threadbare, gray blanket atop the city of Riverside. Solemn-colored cars drove up and […]

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Returning home: Troy Percival

  They say home is where the heart is. For 14-year major leaguer Troy Percival, home was never too far away. On July 29, Percival was announced as the fifth baseball head coach in UC Riverside school history, but it […]

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Make way for Moo Moo: New ice cream truck churns interest

Move over Culinary Chameleon and Bear Tracks, there’s a new food truck in town. Starting this fall, UCR is rolling out the Moo Moo Udderly Twisted truck, which will feature ice cream and other dessert options. The truck made its […]

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