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UCR breaks latest graduation rate records

According to Thomas Smith, interim executive vice chancellor and provost, in 2013 UCR began a concentrated effort to improve its graduation rates. Since then, the graduation rates have increased by 10%, totaling 76% for...

ASUCR 2021 candidates announced

On Wednesday, March 31, ASUCR held their first meeting of spring quarter where they discussed updates to the upcoming ASUCR Elections and passed a resolution advocating for a safe, in-person graduation ceremony. Elections Director Lama...

Career center faces pressure from students to uninvite CBP from career event

Tania Gonzalez and Carlos Alarcon had just wrapped up their first day of their last quarter at UCR when they heard the news that Customs and Border Patrol would be attending an event hosted...

Oban family housing receives a ‘Little Free Pantry’

On Feb. 5, the city of Riverside officially established the first of 26 community pantries throughout the city, all committed to combating food insecurity. This initiative is formally known as the Little Free Pantry...

News in Brief: UCR instates new COVID-19 cleaning crew

UCR’s Environmental and Resource Services for Facilities Services has organized a new cleaning task force dedicated to cleansing and sanitizing areas of the university campus that may have been contaminated through contact with COVID-19....

ASUCR senators provide updates on the affairs of CHASS

On March 3, ASUCR’s CHASS senators met with the Interim Dean of CHASS Juliet McMullin to discuss budget cuts, classroom density for fall 2021, the current academic regulations for spring 2021, student efforts to...

UCR halts any hiring of UCPD officers following recommendations from task force on campus...

In an effort to listen to those demands, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced the formation of a Campus Safety Task Force in September 2020. Composed of students, staff, faculty and community members, the task...

UCR Student Recreation Center set to reopen at 10% capacity

For over one year, the Student Recreation Center at UCR has had its doors closed and operations on pause in accordance with the coronavirus safety guidelines set in place by the state and the...

News in Brief: School of Medicine Education Building II set to be completed in...

The final design for the School of Medicine’s Education Building II was given approval for construction by the Regents of the University of California on March 17. The final design and full budget were...

ASUCR polishes up Elections Code in preparation for 2021 Elections

With ASUCR elections right around the corner, ASUCR is patching up discrepancies within their Elections Code and gearing up for spring quarter. The ninth ASUCR meeting of the winter quarter on March 3 also marked...