Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The University of California, Riverside’s (UCR) Basic Needs R’Pantry program received a donation of $2,500 from Stater Bros. Markets on May 15, 2024. Located on Iowa Avenue, the supermarket held their grand reopening showcasing their remodeled supermarket and donated a grand total of $12,500 to five local nonprofit organizations. Remi Rodriguez, the R’Pantry Coordinator, recalled the events leading up to...
76 years after the first Nakba, on May 15, 2024 ,in a display of collective resistance, alumni, workers, and students from across the University of California (UC) system gathered at the UC Merced pro-Palestine encampment to “call attention the Regents and demand they disclose and divest” from Israel and weapons manufacturing. During the three-day UC Regents meeting, from...
In response to the actions undertaken by various University of California (UC) administration in regards to the student protests at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and UC San Diego (UCSD), the United Auto Workers (UAW) 4811 filed an Unfair Labor Practice Charge against the Regents of the University of California. As of recently, the UC Office of...
Last week, the campus community was left with questions and concerns as campus authorities announced a student had been placed on interim suspension, and was later arrested, for possessing an assault rifle on campus. While statements released by the university reveal minimal information, court documents paint a clearer picture, revealing the arrested student, Christopher Jung-Yoon Kim, worked as a...
In a meeting held over Zoom last Wednesday, the Associated Students of University of California, Riverside (ASUCR) called for campus administrators to take stronger action to “keep student safety at the forefront,” and hold classes online as student concerns over safety followed the announcement by campus authorities that a student had been found in possession of an assault rifle...
The new Student Health Center (SHC) located just off of West Linden Street has brought with it many new facilities and services for students to use. From ultrasound appointments, to blood tests, to regular immunization; the Health Center seems to be, as Michael King, senior administrative director of the SHC described it as, “a one-stop shop” for student’s health...
Tears, jubilation and cheers radiated through the crowd of pro-Palestinian student protesters gathered at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Bell Tower as they heard from student leaders and Chancellor Wilcox that their demands had been meet. Last week, in a scene familiar to college students across the nation, dozens of tents had been erected around the Bell Tower...
After five days of camping out at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Bell Tower, members of the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) encampment reached an agreement with administration addressing their demands and ending the encampment. In an exclusive interview with The Highlander, SJP President Hibah Nassar and Lead Negotiator Samia Alkam went into detail about what each...
A sudden announcement by the Associated Students of University of California, Riverside (ASUCR) Elections Director, Alexandra Arias, during one of many protests held by pro-Palestine protestors at the encampment on UCR campus upended student government elections last week. It was revealed that members of the Elections Committee voted to shut down polling sites and stand in solidarity with the...
With the upcoming election season at the University of California, Riverside, it is pertinent to stay updated with potential representatives of next year’s student body. The purpose of newspaper endorsements is to help inform the public on candidates for various positions and help them come to better-informed decisions when the time to vote comes. Here are the endorsements for...