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UCR students “die-in” memory of police brutality victims

Nearly 60 bodies laid strewn on the floor of the HUB Plaza as part of a “die-in” event, which commemorated the lives lost from...

Ferguson protest fans out in Downtown Riverside

Nearly 40 community members came out to condemn the non-indictment ruling of Darren Wilson, a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, an...

Memorial for former education dean scheduled for Dec. 6

A memorial is scheduled for this Saturday to mourn Robert Calfee, former dean of UCR’s Graduate School of Education (GSOE), who passed away in...

UC regents approve systemwide tuition increase

Student demonstrations erupted at last week’s UC Board of Regents meeting as many condemned the lack of affordability of UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed...

Nearby earthquake shakes up Riverside

On the night of Nov. 7 at 7:35 p.m, fourth-year sociology and ethnic studies major Terry Liu was studying for a quiz in his...

Gov. Brown fills two spots on UC Board of Regents

Gov. Jerry Brown announced the selection of Assembly Speaker Emeritus John A. Perez (D-Calif.) and Long Beach City College superintendent-president Eloy Ortiz Oakley to...

UCR flexes sustainability muscle during Food Week

UCR’s Food Week, serving as an extension of Oct. 24 Food Day, included a series of campus  events, ranging from smoothie tasting to healthy...

New multidisciplinary building in the works

  Parking Lot 10 was abuzz with administrators, staff and faculty alike as a small celebration occurred for the project launch of a new multidisciplinary...

Graduate student union protests $208 quarterly gym fee

A small protest occurred at the grand opening of the newly built UCR Student Recreation Center (SRC) South last Friday over hikes in gym...

UCR joins college group to improve graduation rates

UC Riverside has joined the University Innovation Alliance (UIA), a consortium of 11 universities dedicated to helping a greater number of low-income and minority...