Post Tagged with: "UC"

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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
by / on March 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm / in News

UC Riverside key to furthering UC-Mexico collaborations

UC President Janet Napolitano met with key leaders of higher education from Feb. 26 to 27 in Ensenada, Mexico. The meeting is the first formal gathering for the advisory board of the UC-Mexico Initiative, whose goals are to strengthen UC-Mexico […]

Read more ›
by / on March 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

State assembly member proposes tech-savvy UC campus

Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has proposed a bill to create an 11th UC campus geared toward science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM), despite general concerns about the university system’s current financial state. Gatto envisions “UC Tech” to be the […]

Read more ›
by / on March 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

UC may restrict out-of-state enrollment

Nonresident enrollment — including out-of-state and international students — at UCLA and UC Berkeley will be capped for the upcoming fall quarter unless additional state appropriations are made, according to UC President Janet Napolitano. UC San Diego will also be […]

Read more ›
by / on February 12, 2015 at 5:19 pm / in News

UC Student Association approves Israeli divestment resolution

The University of California Student Association (UCSA) passed the “Resolution Calling for the Regents to Divest from Corporations Violating Palestinian Human Rights” on Feb. 8 by a vote of 9-1-5. Only executive vice presidents from UC student governments (including graduate […]

Read more ›
by / on February 11, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 02/11/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss the anti-vaccination movement and the UC’s new policy in response to the measles outbreak, give our opinions on the recently announced HEAT lineup (including Giraffage and Panic! at the Disco) and offer […]

Read more ›
by / on February 10, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

UC creates food blog

The University of California (UC) has created a food blog entitled the UC Food Observer. The blog covers news and discussions about various issues and how they relate to food across the world. Curated by UC Food Observer Rose Hayden-Smith, […]

Read more ›
by / on January 21, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 01/21/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to tie coaches’ bonuses to student-athletes’ academic performance, ways to simplify the 108-question FAFSA, and ways to avoid paying for textbooks (both legal and semi legal). Be […]

Read more ›
by / on January 14, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 01/14/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we tackle the issue of paying for a college education. We open with how UCR students are paying for school, before discussing whether or not Gov. Jerry Brown’s 4 percent increase in funding for […]

Read more ›