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Three referendums placed on 2014 elections ballot

Deck: With the ASUCR elections right around the corner, UCR students will decide the fate of three referendum items surrounding ASUCR, campus diversity and the environment. Last Wednesday, senators unanimously voted in favor of placing the Green Campus Action Plan […]

What the frack is fracking: the implications of ‘cleaner’ energy

What the frack is fracking: the implications of ‘cleaner’ energy

The practice of fracking has become extremely convoluted in public comprehension, whether regarding its processes, its economic implications or its potential environmental impacts. Fracking is just pretty much confusing. But as quickly becomes apparent, it’s a complicated matter that needs […]

An orchestra of talent

An orchestra of talent

In the Arts Building, sounds of different instruments can be heard daily — string, brass and many more. But not a lot of people know how much work the UCR orchestra puts into their pieces and concerts every day. Matt […]

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UAW demonstrates across UCs, few serious incidents reported

UC student workers represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) 2865 chapter held demonstrations at all 10 campuses on April 2 and 3 to speak against alleged abuse and unfair labor practices by UC administrators. And despite several issues arising […]

Profits over people: UC’s allegiance to profit margins

Profits over people: UC’s allegiance to profit margins

The second day of the quarter, April 1, 2014, marked the first official day of the newly appointed UC Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher. As UC CIO, his job entails the responsibilities of investing the UC’s $80 billion […]

They spat, they spoke

They spat, they spoke

Before entering HUB 302 last Wednesday, I really didn’t know what to expect from Sister Spit. As was seen from a panel discussion the performers put on earlier that afternoon, they were an extremely diverse bunch with different backgrounds and […]

Exposure to a world of lipstick, lip syncing and much more

Exposure to a world of lipstick, lip syncing and much more

I don’t really know who RuPaul is. I saw the “Rocky Horror Picture Show” once, but only because a girlfriend wanted to. The only shade of lipstick I’m familiar with is “red.” To put it glibly, I know damn near […]

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