Post Tagged with: "protest"

by / on April 22, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 04/22/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we gush over the Food Truck Festival, explore the travesty of the stolen towels from the Student Recreation Center, and critique UCR’s methods of protesting. Be sure to catch the Highlander Newsroom on the […]

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by / on April 7, 2015 at 4:04 pm / in Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Student-Regent relations can be fixed with better communication

Everybody within arm’s reach of college knows about the issues surrounding the looming increase of UC tuition. The administration is trying its best to make everybody happy and still keep the UC in the black while students face the increase […]

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by / on April 1, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 04/01/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we lament the last throes of Spring Break, debate what comments made by UC President Janet Napolitano regarding student protestors mean and highlight the approval of a UCR-based food pantry. Be sure to catch […]

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by / on December 9, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Global studies lecture provides insight on social media protests

On Dec. 3, renowned activist and author Todd Gitlin gave a lecture on the effects of the Occupy Wall Street movement and the future of social media protests at UCR. The lecture was held as part of an interdisciplinary collaboration […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:05 am / in News

Ferguson protest fans out in Downtown Riverside

Nearly 40 community members came out to condemn the non-indictment ruling of Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed African American man near Ferguson, Mo. back in Aug. 2014. Announced nearly one week ago, […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: The new age of social media protests

It’s been true for a long time that the spread of social media has changed what we do and how we do it. We receive news faster than ever when a new tweet pops up in our Twitter feeds. We […]

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by / on November 25, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Massive Highlander protest prompted by UC tuition plan

Nearly 150 to 250 UCR students turned out for a protest on Nov. 18 as part of a systemwide “Day of Action” in response to UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed tuition plan, which was voted on and approved by the […]

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by / on November 25, 2014 at 6:03 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor Wilcox is wrong to support the new UC tuition plan

On Tuesday, November 18, many graduate and undergraduate students here at UCR participated in a UC-wide day of action on the eve of an important vote by the UC Board of Regents to approve a tuition plan proposal by UC […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 8:32 pm / in News

Sit-in strikes Hinderaker Hall: UCR students protest tuition proposal

  A coalition of UCR students protested UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed tuition increases Tuesday. The demonstration began at the Bell Tower but moved outside Hinderaker Hall before finally resulting in a sit-in outside Chancellor Kim Wilcox’s office. According to […]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 6:05 am / in ASUCR Senate, News

ASUCR: More backlash following proposed UC tuition plan

The issue of rising tuition within the UC system was the main focus of last Wednesday’s senate meeting. Both President Nafi Karim and Vice President of External Affairs Abraham Galvan were vocal opponents of UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed stability […]

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