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by / on October 7, 2014 at 6:02 am / in News

Graduate student union protests $208 quarterly gym fee

A small protest occurred at the grand opening of the newly built UCR Student Recreation Center (SRC) South last Friday over hikes in gym membership fees, which will increase from $59 per quarter to $208 per quarter for all UCR […]

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by / on May 27, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Abortion banners trigger backlash from Highlanders

Over 50 UCR students gathered near the Bell Tower last Thursday to protest the erection of large pro-life banners on campus, controversially displaying graphic images of fetuses during the earliest stages of pregnancy and juxtaposing aborted fetuses with the images […]

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by / on March 11, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Let’s rethink the four-person cap for homeowners

Led by ASUCR Local Affairs Liaison Breana Ross, UC Riverside students protested the Feb. 25, 2014 Riverside City Council meeting for unfairly passing legislation that has marginalized students and driven up the cost of housing for UC Riverside students living […]

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by / on March 11, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Economic sanctions by US, allies, is the safest route to fight Putin

Putin’s recent gains in Crimea are bad news for everybody — some are even calling this the beginning of another Cold War between Russia and the West. It almost looks to be the case, given that Putin is pulling several […]

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by / on March 4, 2014 at 6:07 am / in News

UCR students protest housing ordinance, offer alternative legislation

UCR Highlanders held up signs that read “Reform the Ordinance,” “Listen,” and “Stop Treating Us Like Children,” during the 100 Student March event at Riverside City Hall on Feb. 25. Demonstrating opposition to the 2013-14 city housing ordinances, protesters say […]

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by / on December 3, 2013 at 6:00 am / in Features

Spotlight: Abyssinian Student Union rallies for Ethiopian immigrants

“Students of UC Riverside are against the violence in Saudi Arabia” read the large black letters scrawled onto a plain, white canvas by UC Riverside’s Abyssinian Student Union (ASU) President Menbere Dejenie and fellow ASU member Leah Takele. The yellows, greens […]

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by / on November 12, 2013 at 12:04 pm / in News

Napolitano meets UCR: Students voice support, protest

UC President Janet Napolitano continued her month-long tour of each of the 10 UC campuses this past Monday, Nov. 4 with a trip to UC Riverside. It proved to be an eventful visit full of meetings and discussions with administrators, […]

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by / on November 12, 2013 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Napolitano’s record merits cautious optimism

The mission of the Department of Homeland Security is laid out simply: “The vision of Homeland Security is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards.” Of the five core missions that the […]

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by / on November 12, 2013 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Hopeful policies will change UC education for the better

Mark Yudof, President of the University of California from 2008 to 2013, led the UC system through fighting times when budget deficits were apparent, but responded with countervailing measures. Although he entered the position with a plunging economy, his successfully […]

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by / on March 5, 2013 at 6:04 am / in News

UC health care protests on the rise

Organized by the Union Auto Workers’ Association 2865, the UC student workers’ union, systemwide demonstrations have called for the removal of lifetime caps from the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). At the same time, protesters voiced their opposition to […]

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