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by / on March 11, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: Don’t blame the HUB for the Heat shutdown

When Heat was cancelled last weekend, it would be an understatement to say that students were upset. The Heat Facebook page quickly filled up with comments noting that Heat tickets were emblazoned with the words “rain or shine.” Now-useless tickets […]

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by / on March 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm / in Arts & Entertainment

“True Detective: After You’ve Gone” Review

With only one episode left of “True Detective,” I’m still racking my brain as to how everything is going to come together. The murderer from the Dora Lange case is still on the loose and even more has been revealed […]

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by / on March 4, 2014 at 6:07 am / in News

UCR students protest housing ordinance, offer alternative legislation

UCR Highlanders held up signs that read “Reform the Ordinance,” “Listen,” and “Stop Treating Us Like Children,” during the 100 Student March event at Riverside City Hall on Feb. 25. Demonstrating opposition to the 2013-14 city housing ordinances, protesters say […]

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by / on March 4, 2014 at 6:02 am / in Editorials

Editorial: More academic advisors mean more students graduate sooner

As the tail end of class registration nears and students await the arrival of second pass, too many students are being reminded that they won’t graduate on time. Sometimes, it’s due to a course conflict, with students forced to choose […]

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 10:39 pm / in News

News in Brief

UCR endows new chancellor research fellowship to support undergraduate research Chancellor Kim Wilcox and his wife Diane Del Buono will endow a new Chancellor’s Research Fellowship of $100,000 to UC Riverside. Establishing the 13th fellowship of its kind at UCR, […]

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 10:22 pm / in News

Two UCR members pass away

A pair of UCR faculty and staff members passed away in the span of one week earlier this month. On Feb. 16, it was reported that Laura Abbot, an academic coordinator in biology, had died after a car accident. Six […]

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 10:17 pm / in News

TAPS offers free parking to campus visitors

UC Riverside is now offering free or low-cost parking to visitors attending academic, outreach, student or cultural events on campus. Free or low-cost parking is only available for student recruitment and outreach programs, colloquia, symposia, lectures, student club meetings, cultural […]

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by / on February 26, 2014 at 1:05 pm / in ASUCR Senate, Multimedia, News

Video: 2014 ASUCR presidential debates

Watch the Highlander’s livestream of ASUCR’s presidential debates on our YouTube page at The Highlander’s managing editor Colin Markovich will be moderating the event, asking candidates questions about their goals should they be elected.  

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

Lower the CHASS language requirement to 3 quarters

The four-quarter foreign language requirement for students in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) has plagued students for years. In certain cases, students have missed their expected graduation date because they haven’t met their fourth quarter foreign […]

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

Editorial: Be wary of world events that ultimately affect the UC

This Presidents’ Day, Groupon tried out its humor and released a coupon that portrayed Alexander Hamilton as president of the United States. Ha ha, very funny. But wait: Do you know who Alexander Hamilton is? It’s okay — it’s facts […]

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