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Highlander Abroad Referendum aims to make study abroad more accessible to students

On Wed. Jan. 16 ASUCR advanced the Highlander Abroad Referendum, which will be placed on the ASUCR election ballot and voted on between April 22-26, 2019. The Highlander Abroad Referendum aims to provide more...

Former UCR employee awaiting sentencing for embezzling money from UCR Brain Game Center

Lauren Michael Flores, a former UC Riverside employee, is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. 27, after admitting to embezzling money from UCR’s Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-Being (UCR Brain Game...

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 the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) high school committee...

Concerns over new Title IX regulations raise questions for UC policy

In November 2018, the Department of Education released new regulatory proposals to Title IX. According to the press release the “proposed rule seeks to ensure that all schools clearly understand their legal obligations under...

Referendum seeks to address food insecurity and basic needs on campus

On Wednesday Jan. 16th, ASUCR voted and passed the Basic Aids and Needs Referendum (BANR). The BANR’s purpose is to improve the R’Pantry’s ability to combat food insecurity and provide other additional services for...

Highlander News Referendum seeks increased funding for campus newspaper

UCR student elections are approaching in April, and upcoming referenda were submitted for approval on Jan. 15. Among the approved referenda is the Highlander News Referendum (HNR), which according to the editor-in-chief of the...

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 Alharbi for her contributions to the patch. Alharbi’s contributions are attributed...

“The Exoplanet Next Door:” UCR’s Dr. Stephen Kane featured in Scientific American

The February issue of the Scientific American, a popular American science magazine,  featured an article titled, “The Exoplanet Next Door,” co-authored by Dr. Stephen Kane, an associate professor of planetary astrophysics and an exoplanet...

ASUCR directs concerns to Chancellor Wilcox, reforms election codes

Last Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 6:37 p.m, ASUCR held its fourth meeting of the winter quarter. The meeting began with public forum. The first person to approach the podium was Chancellor Kim Wilcox. Wilcox...

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 Hall’s North Wing. Within the fencing are a few modular...