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Thursday, December 13, 2018

TAPS Chair unveils new parking structure, addresses student permit and parking concerns

On November 12, 2018 UCR Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) began the sale of commuter parking permits, and after just a few days the most popular permits such as Gold+13 and Gold+21 already sold...

Planned Parenthood hopes to install a safe sex vending machine on campus

Starting in mid-October, fliers around UCR’s campus were put up by Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA), asking students to scan a QR code that prompts them to take a survey. The survey asks students...

ASUCR planning to install OZZI vending machines for reusable food containers

As of Oct. 31, ASUCR has been working on a project in tandem with UCR’s Green Campus Action Plan (GCAP) and UC Merced’s dining services to install plastic container vending machines at UCR dining...

UCR Early Childhood Services receives $1.4 million grant

The Early Childhood Services center at UCR recently received a four year $1.4 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education, with the goal of meeting the special needs of low-income students who...

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 use the vehicles on campus because they went against current...

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, which they started carrying out last May. The campaign is...

ASUCR discusses issues of upcoming STEM high school at UCR

ASUCR held its eighth meeting of the quarter at 6:34 p.m. last Wednesday, Nov. 14. Justin Domecillo, a fourth-year English major, spoke during public forum about the issues that UCR students and other groups have...

Free speech rally brings attention to UCR demonstration policies

On Nov. 13, Turning Point USA (TPUSA) in collaboration with the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and the College Republicans at UCR gathered by the Bell Tower in protest of free speech zones, which...

Native American Student Programs receives $1.28 million grant from San Manuel Band of Mission...

This fall, UCR’s Native American Student Programs (NASP) received the largest donation in its 38-year history in the form of $1.28 million from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The grant was awarded...

“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 vote. At 5 a.m. at the Bell Tower the student...