Articles by: Carrie Meng

by / on January 15, 2013 at 6:04 am / in News

Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts receives $900,000 pledge

A pledge of $900,000 from Henry Coil was made to the UC Riverside Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts in Downtown Riverside. Coil, a Riverside native, has been a longtime philanthropist and arts benefactor in the Inland Empire […]

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by / on May 29, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

$3.1 million in grants awarded to UCR’s Upward Bound Program

UC Riverside was awarded $3.1 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Upward Bound Program for the next five years. Established in 2002, Upward Bound provides opportunities for students in nearby communities to succeed in […]

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by / on May 8, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

Tuition freeze among demands of CSU hunger strike

Over a dozen students from various California State University campuses initiated a hunger strike last Thursday, May 3. As of Sunday, May 6, the hunger strike participants had yet to consume any food, although they were provided with vegetable juice. […]

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by / on May 1, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

Ban on death penalty qualifies for Nov. ballot

A measure that would replace capital punishment with a life sentence without the possibility of parole has qualified for California’s November ballot. The growing number of individuals who want to repeal the state’s capital punishment law claim that the process […]

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by / on April 17, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

CA women continue to make progress

A recent university study has found that California women have made significant strides in many areas, particularly in the field of education, where they are obtaining degrees at a higher rate than men. The report also highlights continuing inequities between […]

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by / on April 10, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

UCR Medical School aims for 2013 opening

UC Riverside officials will be re-seeking accreditation for the UCR Medical School after obtaining significant financial commitments from the county and the UC Office of the President (UCOP). If the accreditation attempt is successful, the medical school would welcome its […]

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by / on March 13, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

ASUCR update

During last week’s ASUCR senate meeting on March 8, ASUCR President Stephen Lee announced that a resolution would be made in condemnation of the defacement of the Israeli flag. “It jeopardizes a lot of the principles that we as students […]

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by / on February 28, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

ASUCR Senate meeting update

Last week’s ASUCR meeting witnessed the passage of a newly revised ASUCR Elections Code. The three major revisions consist of setting a minimum number of six representatives in the elections committee, allowing the option of a party registration for candidates […]

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by / on February 14, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

UCB professor, Ralph Nader seek to curb tuition

In an effort to prevent future tuition increases in the UC system, UC Berkeley Professor Brian Barsky and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader have worked towards creating a tuition-limiting initiative to put on the November state ballot. “The key idea […]

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by / on February 7, 2012 at 6:04 am / in News

Former UCR trolleys now at UCLA

UC Los Angeles has obtained two UC Riverside trolleys whose services were discontinued last summer due to a lack of funding. UCLA Transportation now uses them to shuttle students from the De Neve turnaround to Hedrick Court (two UCLA on-campus […]

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