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CALPIRG students dress up as bees to raise awareness of neonicotinoids

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) Students at UCR gathered at the Bell Tower last Wednesday, Jan. 30 to raise awareness of neonicotinoids...

Director of Campus Business Services discusses campus printing and supply renovations

Michael Clemons, director of campus business services at UCR, spoke to the Highlander through email on the recent and ongoing renovations to printing and...

Latino student success abundant at UCR

In a report by the Washington Post, UC Riverside was listed as having a 40 percent Hispanic student population by fall of 2016. It...

More than 500 Bird scooters in storage as UCR addresses scooter surge

Back in October, the UC Police Department (UCPD) emailed the UCR campus about the then-new Bird electric scooters. That email requested that students not...

CALPIRG carries out “Save the Bees” campaign, lobbying to ban bee-killing chemicals in pesticides

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) at UCR tabled last Wednesday, Nov. 21, as part of the CALPIRG’s statewide “Save the Bees” campaign,...

“New Voter Project” by CALPIRG culminates into unprecedented student and youth turnout across state

California voted on midterm elections last Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the California Public Interest Group (CALPIRG) at UC Riverside worked to remind students to...

Ivan’s at Hinderaker reopens, offers expanded menu

On Monday, Oct. 15, Ivan’s at Hinderaker, once a walk-up window cafe in front of Hinderaker Hall, was reopened as a barista-style kiosk inside...

CALPIRG successfully lobbies for cleaner energy in California

Over the course of 2017, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), a student-led activist group that addresses issues such as “environmental (and) consumer...

ASUCR reviews members of staff and committees, elects new BCOE senator and elections director

ASUCR held their second meeting of the fall quarter at 6:35 p.m. last Wednesday, Oct.10. The Senate discussed the appointment of a new BCOE...

Transfer Success Zone manager discusses Zone’s objectives

Sixteen hundred transfer students were enrolled at UC Riverside this fall quarter. This is just a hundred shy of the projected fall enrollment by...