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

Editorial: UC should seek student guidance to develop its policies

Graphic by Vincent Ta For many people, the thought of using a restroom in public doesn’t cause much consternation. There may be a few germaphobes among us who cannot stand the idea of a public restroom, but when push comes […]

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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 October 7, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Playing the game to beat it: UCR’s battle to change public prestige

What is it, exactly, that makes a college, in the eyes of the public and students, prestigious? Most of us know the name of a prestigious university when we hear it. Its name often rings in the public sphere, whether […]

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by / on September 30, 2014 at 6:02 am / in News

UCR milestones of summer 2014

The Highlander has compiled a list from UCR Today of a few of the national accolades that UCR collected over the summer of 2014. July 23: For the third consecutive year, UCR is being recognized as a national top feeder […]

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by / on September 30, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

Breaking the cycle of sexual assault

Swarms of anxious and feisty freshman and transfer students are entering our UCR campus with so much anticipation of what these four-plus years will bring. As a transfer student, I was in the same position this time last year. What […]

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by / on September 30, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Ready, set, college: Learn to push your boundaries

October second. It looms. It’s hanging there like an unwanted relative staying at your house too long, reminding you why you don’t live with them in the first place. It’s that annoying dog that won’t stop barking and saying, “Look! […]

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