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Monday, July 13, 2020

Riverside remains peaceful; thousands of protestors take to the streets to mourn the death...

Roughly 5,000 protestors took to the streets of Downtown Riverside on Monday June 1, to mourn the death of George Floyd and march against police brutality. George Floyd, 46, was a black man from Minneapolis...

UC suspends standardized testing requirement until fall 2024

The University of California Board of Regents unanimously voted, on Thursday, May 21, to suspend the standardized testing requirement for all freshmen applicants until fall 2024. The decision comes two months after the UC...

UCR plans to host an online celebration for class of 2020

Due to the circumstances regarding COVID-19, the UCR class of 2020 has had their official in-person commencement ceremony postponed, with the exception of the School of Medicine. In the interim, UCR is hosting an...

Executive vice president stipend increase is put under review by judicial council; senate denies...

The ASUCR meeting on Wednesday, May 27 centered on discussion and debate over SB-S20-007 Amendments to Chapter 10, 8, 2 and 4 of the ASUCR Bylaws and SB-S20-011 The R’Gear Initiative. SB-S20-007 requested to...

University of California is likely to implement a hybrid learning system for fall quarter

As the end of the 2019-2020 school year looms ever closer, there is still much uncertainty in regards to what the future of UCR’s fall quarter will look like. On Wednesday, May 20, the...

Gov. Newsom updates California budget, prioritizing public education

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant and unprecedented financial challenges across the nation. As a result, Gov. Gavin Newsom revised his January California budget proposal on Thursday, May 14, to aid in mitigating the...

UCR’s Student Life prepares for remote Highlander Orientation

In light of COVID-19, UCR has opted to host the 2020 Highlander Orientation completely online for incoming students.  One way UCR is adjusting to the change is to promote their tool known as the “Involvement...

Incoming senate votes in new ASUCR elections director

At the ASUCR meeting held on May 21 at 6:45 p.m, the Legislative Review Committee (LRC) presented SB-S20-005 regarding revisions to the Commute and Transit Committee tasked to tackle transportation related issues on campus.  SPP...

New ASUCR vice president of external affairs plans to increase diversity and student advocacy

Vincent Rasso was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 vice president of external affairs (VPEA) on May 13, 2020 during a special election hosted by ASUCR. Rasso is a third-year majoring in...

Newly elected ASUCR president pro tempore discusses his goals and plans for next year

On Wednesday, May 13, Orlando Cabalo, a newly elected CHASS senator and a first-year history major, was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 president pro tempore (PPT) during a special election hosted...