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Friday, May 29, 2020

ASUCR holds special elections for incoming president pro tempore and vice president of external...

At the ASUCR meeting held on Wednesday, May 13, two bills were passed regarding the addition of stipends to positions under the Office of Internal Affairs and update of positions under the Vice President...

UCR provides assistance for undocumented and international students despite CARES Act restrictions

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued guidelines detailing how colleges should distribute the $6.2 billion they were given through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act meant to ease...

Chancellor Wilcox addresses students’ pressing concerns in spring campus update

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox delivered his annual spring campus update online on Monday, May 4. Within the prerecorded video, he discussed the current status of UCR in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...

These local businesses were once popular spots for the UCR community. Now, they are...

For many local businesses around UC Riverside, the coronavirus pandemic has posed significant and unforeseen challenges. The Getaway Cafe, located in Bannockburn Village, has been a popular destination for UCR students, faculty and staff for...

CARES Act provides some financial relief to many students

With the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, UCR has received a total of $29,734,626 in restitution funds. As per the provisions given within the CARES Act, half this...

Student expresses concern with elections website during ASUCR meeting

On Wednesday, May 6, ASUCR held their sixth meeting of the quarter. At the meeting, Samir  Al-Alami, a fourth-year political science major, expressed his concerns with the elections website during Public Forum.  Al-Alami expressed that he...

UCR Extension Center houses local healthcare workers during pandemic

As the battle against COVID-19 wages on, healthcare workers from all parts of the country continue to express fear over unintentionally spreading the potentially fatal virus to those around them. It is not uncommon...

ASUCR Elections Committee conducts a remote elections week

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the campus closure, this year's ASUCR elections moved to a completely remote election week. Students received a personalized ballot link in their R’Mail. Polling hours were open from...

ASUCR debates over bill that would amend the stipends and regulations bylaw

At the ASUCR meeting held on Wednesday, April 29, members of ASUCR debated SB-S20: Addition of Section 11 to Chapter 8 Stipends and Regulations. During Committee Reports, President Pro Tempore and CHASS Senator Miguel Ramirez...

UCR medical students collect personal protective equipment for local hospital relief

As COVID-19 continues to plague the nation, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) has increased exponentially. Hospitals around the country have been expressing fear over supply shortages. In response to this, many organizations...