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by / on January 21, 2014 at 3:52 pm / in News

UCR sees growth in freshman applications

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 […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 12:49 pm / in News

Guest lecturer of Palestinian research met with criticism

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 […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 12:36 pm / in News, The Lab

The Lab

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 […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 6:01 am / in Sports

Jim Wooldridge named UCR’s newest Athletic Director

  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 […]

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by / on January 14, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Features

A breath of fresh air

Whether there is something in the air — or lack thereof — UCR shined a little bit brighter in the first week of winter quarter. As of Jan. 2, 2014, R’side joined over 1,100 colleges and universities in the nationwide […]

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by / on January 13, 2014 at 2:06 am / in News

ASUCR: Parking permit prices to increase by 6.3 percent annually

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 […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:28 am / in News

UC responds to boycott of Israeli academic institutions

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 […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 11:12 am / in News

News in Brief

UC Riverside founder dies at the age of 104 UCR announced last month that Judge John Gabbert, one of the founders of the university, passed away in his Riverside home on Dec. 9, 2013. Gabbert was an instrumental figure in […]

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by / on January 7, 2014 at 6:00 am / in Opinions

Letter to the Editor: ASA endorses resolution to boycott Israeli institutions

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 […]

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by / on December 20, 2013 at 12:07 am / in Multimedia

Video: Middle Eastern Student Center

The Highlander’s Senior Staff Editor Alexander Suffolk had the chance to interview several key people involved in the opening of the new Middle Eastern Student Center at UCR. Special Thanks: MESC Shadi Matar Marcela Ramirez Reza Aslan

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