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New “UCR-GUEST” WiFi released at UCR

UCR’s Information Technology Solutions (ITS) department released a new guest WiFi connection this past April named “UCR-GUEST.” The Highlander reached out to Rebecca Hutchins,...

Pedestrian hit by UCPD vehicle, Redditors’ responses suggest laxity by officers

A Feb. 19 Reddit post on the subreddit r/ucr reported that, on Feb. 18, a young woman “appeared to be hit by a police...

University of California drops subscription to Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of academic journals

The University of California has dropped its subscription to Elsevier, which is the world’s largest publisher of academic research journals. The main rationale behind...

Bourns College of Engineering deranked from U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Engineering Schools”

On Feb. 7, 2019 the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) released an update on which previously ranked colleges for the 2019 year are...

“Fun Fact Friday Initiative” passed despite pushback by ASUCR’s Marketing Committee, CNAS senator vacancy...

ASUCR held its eighth meeting of the quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6:40 p.m. This was a “State of the Association” meeting, where...

UCR study shows home and rent pricing affected by presence of colleges and hospitals

The findings of a UCR research study were published last Jan. 31, which discovered that colleges and hospitals will raise and drop housing price...

UCR Graduate School of Education offers “debt-free” special education degrees

The Graduate School of Education (GSOE) created the Special Education Scholars Program (SESP) last January in the efforts to address shortages of special education...

STEM high school representative “bewildered and shocked” by Chancellor’s comments on school’s progress

The ASUCR Senate held their fourth meeting of the winter quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. During public forum, Rich Davis, representative for...

Apple acknowledges UCR grad student for locating flaws in OS security, receives international recognition

On Jan. 22, Apple released a security content update for its mac Operating System (macOS) and acknowledged UCR grad student and doctoral candidate Fatemah...

Pierce Hall slated for renovations, results in unintended operational difficulties

On Jan. 30, the grassy campus area between Subway and Highlander Printing Services was fenced off, along with a small area outside of Pierce...