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by / on April 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm / in ASUCR Senate, News

WATCH LIVE: ASUCR votes on second divestment resolution

The ASUCR senate is currently voting on a controversial divestment resolution. Follow the events live on our YouTube page at UCRChannelH:  

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by / on April 22, 2014 at 10:20 am / in Multimedia

Video: 2014 ASUCR Senator Debates

Watch the 2014 ASUCR senatorial debates moderated by the Highlander’s editor-in-chief  Michael Rios.

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

UC admits record number of students

Out of the record 183,272 students who applied to the University of California this past year, 86,865 students have been offered admission to the UC for fall 2014, according to UCOP. The record number of admitted students also includes more […]

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

UCR students can get additional benefits in new health insurance plan

The cost of UCR’s student health insurance plan (SHIP) is expected to rise from $348 to $464 per quarter for undergraduates and from $898 to $987 per quarter for graduates come fall quarter of 2014-15. Under a revised contract with […]

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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 15, 2014 at 6:01 am / in Arts & Entertainment

Blackballin’ brings four accounts of truth to UCR

I can use any number of words to describe “Blackballin’.” A few of them might be: crazy, surreal, hallucinatory. But the word that truly captures the way in which this play gets its message across is simply this: different. The […]

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by / on April 8, 2014 at 6:05 am / in News

R’Courses are classes led by students, now offered in spring quarter

UC Riverside has launched R’Courses, a pilot program where undergraduates will be facilitating two-unit classes under the mentorship of a faculty member, which seeks to encourage discussion outside of a regular classroom environment. Ranging from “Disney: Race, Gender and Sexuality” […]

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

UCR-RTA partnership benefits the community

Last year, bus ridership among students went up, going from 9.1 million in 2012 to 9.3 million in 2013. Many are quick to assume that UC Riverside can ill-afford free transportation for its students, but there are actually a lot […]

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by / on April 1, 2014 at 6:04 am / in April Fools, News

‘Reckless Riders’ do not give a shit about university policy

Last fall, a new policy was implemented at UCR to prevent the reckless riding of skateboards, bicycles or wheeled vehicles around campus. However, according to a campuswide survey released by the Associated Students of UCR (ASUCR), 87 percent of the […]

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by / on April 1, 2014 at 6:02 am / in April Fools, Opinions

Students who skip class deserve to be called deserters

As the school year nears its end, UCR administrators have noticed a considerable decline in student attendance and focus. Students are simply not as motivated to go to class once summer daydreams caress sleepy lecture halls. However, UCR administrators are […]

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