UC Riverside key to furthering UC-Mexico collaborations

UC Riverside key to furthering UC-Mexico collaborations

UC President Janet Napolitano met with key leaders of higher education from Feb. 26 to 27 in Ensenada, Mexico. The meeting is the first formal gathering for the advisory board of the UC-Mexico Initiative, whose goals are to strengthen UC-Mexico […]

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Women’s basketball wins on senior night, set for playoffs

For a moment, it seemed that the team forgot that it was Senior Night. Jamila Williams made sure that they soon remembered. The senior from Moreno Valley was recognized tonight, being inserted into the starting lineup after being plagued all […]

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Swag for school spirit

If you passed by the HUB these past two weeks, you may have noticed the lines of students. Were they waiting around for movie tickets? No. Extra Heat tickets? No. Awaiting those students at the end of the line were […]

Transparency, organization of R’Gear draws criticism

Transparency, organization of R’Gear draws criticism

As ASUCR’s R’Gear initiative draws to a close, controversies have surfaced regarding what has been perceived as poor organization, a lack of transparency and questionable labor practices in the student government’s effort to boost campus pride by giving out free […]

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HEAT 2015 lights up UCR in a blaze of music

We may thank the rain gods and their mercy, for last year’s downpour has been replaced with Heat. Bodies smashed, booties shook and music exploded all around the campus center. The music variety ranged from middle school nostalgia-inducing Panic! at […]

Empowering Women with Josefina Lopez

Empowering Women with Josefina Lopez

March is the month to celebrate women and Chicano Student Programs (CSP) is one organization that sets aside a week in March to honor women, and the contributions of Chicanas and Latinas, also known as Semana de la Mujer. One […]

Highlander Newsroom 03/04/15

Highlander Newsroom 03/04/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we talk about Riverside potentially legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries this summer, the laughs at Comedy Apocalypse XII and more about ASUCR’s R’Gear sweatshirt giveaways. Be sure to catch the Highlander Newsroom on the radio, […]