UC undergraduate admissions offices across the 10 campuses reported a total of 6.2 percent system increase in freshman applicants for the 2014 fall quarter — an increase of 8,692 students as compared to last year. UC Riverside saw a relatively […]Read more ›
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Palestinian civil rights activist Omar Barghouti visited UC Riverside last Tuesday afternoon to give a 30-minute lecture about pressing issues surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The lecture was met with criticism from a few attendees, however, as some questioned both Barghouti’s […]Read more ›
Island habitat linked to tameness in lizards UCR professor Theodore Garland and two other researchers have published a study that confirms that island-dwelling lizards take longer to flee from predators than their mainland counterparts, a trait in island-dwelling animals that […]Read more ›
There’s a new man in charge — well, sort of. On Wednesday, Chancellor Kim Wilcox named Jim Wooldridge as UC Riverside’s director of intercollegiate athletics. Wooldridge served as the men’s basketball head coach for six years before stepping down […]Read more ›
Kicking off the first ASUCR meeting of the winter quarter, senators Fernando Echeverria and Nafi Karim delivered an extensive presentation on the financial position and future of UCR’s Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS). Senators currently support the creation of overflow […]Read more ›
The American Studies Association (ASA), an organization devoted to the studies of American culture and history, recently announced the endorsement of a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. The resolution, whose passage was announced on Dec. 16, 2013, has spawned […]Read more ›
The American Studies Association, a congregation of professors and students dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history, voted with an overwhelming majority last month to endorse the academic boycott of the state of Israel. Last week, UC […]Read more ›