Post Tagged with: "UCR"

by / on January 13, 2015 at 6:04 am / in News

UCR alum begins path to ‘American Idol’ stardom

It was only two years ago when Peter “Rocky” Ajoku performed during UCR’s Homecoming Week and now the former Highlander is performing on the nationwide singing competition “American Idol.” Billboards, including one featuring Ajoku, readied viewers for the beginning of […]

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by / on January 7, 2015 at 10:00 am / in Highlander Newsroom, Multimedia

Highlander Newsroom 01/07/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about what we did over winter break and what our plans are for the new year. We also discuss two newly enacted California laws, the “yes means yes” sexual assault prevention law […]

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by / on January 6, 2015 at 6:03 am / in Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Private funding only part of a long-term solution

Here we are, back again from another winter break and about to begin another quarter. While the schoolwork went on a two-week hiatus, the rest of the world continued to turn, and while everyone from first-years to super seniors were […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:03 am / in Highlander Write-Off, Opinions

Students are at the biggest loss with the new tuition hikes

By now, almost everybody knows about the approval of UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan for up to a 5 percent increase of tuition annually until the 2019-2020 school year. In case it is unknown by anybody, this increase is a […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:03 am / in Opinions, R'Perspectives

R’Perspective: How to treat yo’self wisely

It is 3 a.m and you walk into your dorm room. Your roommate is up, dark circles under her eyes, and she is mumbling about Karl Marx. There is another person passed out on the floor next to a pile […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:03 am / in Highlander Write-Off, Opinions

Why the tuition hikes are a necessary evil

It seems that despite the best efforts of the student body to protest it, the dreaded tuition hikes will be implemented. Beginning next year, tuition will increase by up to 5 percent each year for five years, assuming the state […]

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by / on December 2, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: The new age of social media protests

It’s been true for a long time that the spread of social media has changed what we do and how we do it. We receive news faster than ever when a new tweet pops up in our Twitter feeds. We […]

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

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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