Post Tagged with: "protest"

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 6:05 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 […]

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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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by / on November 4, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

United Community of Riverside: First Amendment Remedies

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government […]

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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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