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UCR Reddit post points to multi-level marketing advertisements at UC Riverside

According to a UCR Reddit post by Justin Hsieh whose username on Reddit is u/Saber Sabre, multi-level marketing (MLM) advertisements are being shown at UC Riverside. The post was made on Feb. 20. Hsieh, is...

ASUCR hosts Ted x Talk on the global perspectives of students at UCR

On May 29 ASUCR held a Ted Talk event about global perspectives at 6:30 p.m. in HUB 265. With the aid of ASUCR President Semi Cole, the event was hosted by the chair of...

National Science Foundation grants UCR and Riverside schools $1.19 million to address air quality

The National Science Foundation (NSF), a U.S. government agency that supports research and education in the non-medical fields of science and engineering, recently awarded UCR and the Riverside Unified School District a grant of...

UCR receives $2.5 million grant for first wet lab incubator in Inland Empire

UCR has received a $2.5 million grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to obtain equipment for the first wet lab incubator in the Inland Empire. The wet lab incubator is 3,000 square feet...

ASUCR revises two chapters in bylaws

The eighth ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter started at 6:37 p.m. on May 22. Elections Director Laura Pullen submitted new revisions for the chapter seven bylaw regarding the elections code. Pullen’s motive for revision...

UCR celebrates official grand opening of Wellness Express Vending Machine

On May 24, Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) organized a special event for the grand opening of the Wellness Express Convenient Contraceptive and More. The safe-sex vending machine was installed in the Student Recreation...

Emerbee’s, a new cafe on campus, is set to open in spring 2019

Emerbee’s, a new dining facility, is set to open on campus tentatively the week of June 3, however, the opening date is not yet confirmed. In an interview with the Highlander, Benjamin Eisenstein, the marketing...

Cortez Basic Aid and Needs Referendum takes center stage at ASUCR Senate meeting

On May 15, the seventh ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter was called to order at 6:33 p.m. During senator reports, President Pro Tempore and CHASS Senator Julian Gonzalez addressed the recent shooting threat directed...

UCR Provost appointed UC Santa Cruz Chancellor

After 14 years working at UCR, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia Larive was appointed as chancellor of the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) by the University of California Office of the President...

ASUCR hosts first free ramen and study lounge session

On May 16, ASUCR hosted a new study session program for all students called “Use Your Noodle.” The study session lasted from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in HUB 367. The program gave out...