Post Tagged with: "UCR"

by / on November 25, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Two sides to the Black Friday coin

With Thanksgiving Break just around the corner, students are eagerly packing their bags and preparing for the last days of classes before freedom is, at least temporarily, achieved. Whether they head home to enjoy the break with family or stay […]

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by / on November 24, 2014 at 9:57 pm / in News

UCR in solidarity with missing students in Mexico

Multiple campus student organizations led by Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A) of UCR organized a demonstration and candlelight vigil to stand in solidarity with 43 college students families who went missing on Sept. 26 in Iguala, Mexico. The students, […]

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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 4, 2014 at 6:04 am / in News

UC, College Board work to recruit underrepresented students

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) announced on Oct. 21 that it will begin a collaboration called the “All In” campaign with the Western Region of the College Board to encourage low-income and minority students to enroll […]

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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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