Post Tagged with: "UC"

by / on November 18, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Tuition hikes have got to go: Potential UC increase is threat to students

“Hey ho, tuition hikes have got to go!” chanted UC students at the UCSA Students of Color Conference (SOCC), one of the largest annual UC-wide conferences hosted this year at UC Merced. The conference coincided with UC President Janet Napolitano’s […]

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by / on October 14, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Joining the UIA a step forward to improve graduation rates

Among students who have attended UCR, only 65 percent of first-generation collegiates have graduated within a six-year span of taking classes. This number is far from being acceptable, and — if it were the graded percentage on a test or […]

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by / on June 3, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

UCR stands in solidarity with UCSB

Members of the UCR community attended a candlelight vigil last Wednesday to pay their respects to the lives lost near UCSB on Friday, May 23. Vigils at UC’s in LA, Davis, San Diego, Santa Cruz and Berkeley all took place […]

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by / on May 20, 2014 at 5:39 pm / in Multimedia

VIDEO: Go Inside UCR’s School of Medicine

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by / on May 20, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Using computer science courses to meet college admissions requirements

California senators passed a bill on May 5 which may allow high school students to use computer science to meet the general A-G requirements needed to gain admissions into a CSU or UC. If approved by the State Assembly, the […]

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by / on May 13, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Teaching diversity the right way

UCLA has faced some criticism recently for its diversity. A viral video created by UCLA student Sy Stokes last November protested the lack of diversity at the campus, where only 4 percent of undergraduates are black. Twenty-four percent of respondents […]

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by / on April 29, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Out of money? UC Berkeley goes out-of-state.

What does it mean to be a public university? It’s not just pursuit of knowledge. Although it plays a crucial role, desire of knowledge is something that all colleges seek to foster, be they public or private. Research isn’t a […]

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by / on April 22, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

Napolitano holds Google Hangout session

UC President Janet Napolitano held another Google Hangout session last week. This time, the UC president conversed with UC staff members, answering questions from different UC representatives. Napolitano first began the session by answering an inquiry regarding staff salaries. According […]

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by / on April 15, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th consecutive year, the UC has received more applications than ever before, and is also admitting […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Opinions

Profits over people: UC’s allegiance to profit margins

The second day of the quarter, April 1, 2014, marked the first official day of the newly appointed UC Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Jagdeep Singh Bachher. As UC CIO, his job entails the responsibilities of investing the UC’s $80 billion […]

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