Post Tagged with: "UCR"

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 6:04 am / in News

Nearby earthquake shakes up Riverside

On the night of Nov. 7 at 7:35 p.m, fourth-year sociology and ethnic studies major Terry Liu was studying for a quiz in his Oban apartment near UC Riverside when he felt a sudden jolt. Little did he know that […]

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

Editorial: Tuition plan is Janet Napolitano’s proving ground

Only one year into her first year as UC president, Janet Napolitano is facing her most difficult challenge yet. It’s not about passing her much talked-about tuition plan, though — it’s taking on the titan of California politics, Gov. Jerry […]

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Improving the college commencement

What is college all about? Of course there’s the preparation for entering society as a full-fledged adult. That’s what taking classes and doing research is for: Eventually, you become an expert in your area of study and are ready to […]

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by / on November 3, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Pay our student athletes

Samantha Sackos worked at her university’s athletics department for four years. In her position and others like it, people frequently work over 40 hours a week — it’s a full-time job. She is also a student, so she not only […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 6:02 am / in News

California Dream Loan Program uplifts undocumented students

Undocumented students just got a huge lift in their ability to pay for college. On Sept. 28, Gov. Jerry Brown approved the DREAM Loan Act, which sets aside $9.2 billion in loan funding for California students without legal residency in […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Aggregator of minds: Support of local businesses supports local culture

A writer, a scientist, a philosopher, a mathematician, a musician, a poet, a researcher and an artist walk into a coffee shop. They order coffee, and next thing you know … they sit down and talk to each other. You […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 6:02 am / in News

News in Brief: UCR opens Master’s in Public Policy

Students interested in graduate work in public policy may now pursue a master’s degree at UCR as the School of Public Policy (SPP) announced that it would be accepting students for the 2014-15 school year. The school aims to admit […]

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by / on October 14, 2014 at 6:02 am / in News, The Lab

“Tiger parenting” detrimental to children, new UCR study shows

Dr. Cixin Wang, a UCR professor at the Graduate School of Education, recently helped complete a study to determine the effects of punitive parenting, also known as “tiger parenting,” on Chinese youths. The study showed that while strict parenting can […]

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

Make way for Moo Moo: New ice cream truck churns interest

Move over Culinary Chameleon and Bear Tracks, there’s a new food truck in town. Starting this fall, UCR is rolling out the Moo Moo Udderly Twisted truck, which will feature ice cream and other dessert options. The truck made its […]

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