Post Tagged with: "UCR"

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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by / on March 30, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

ASPB criticized over ‘offensive’ fun house legs

A pair of artificial legs at the Adult Swim inflatable fun house, set up at UCR last week, was removed after university officials received complaints that the displayed limbs were “offensive.” Organized by ASPB, the fun house featured a maze […]

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by / on March 11, 2014 at 8:40 pm / in Multimedia

Video: Student Reaction to Heat Cancellation

Students were noticably upset over the cancellation of the Heat music festival. Here’s what they had to say:   )

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by / on March 11, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in News

James Holmes’ trial to take place in October 2014

The trial for James Holmes, a UC Riverside alumni charged in a mass shooting at the opening night showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., is scheduled for Oct. 14, 2014, over two years after the massacre took […]

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