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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

News in Brief: UCR Alumni Association implements new online student mentorship program

The UCR Alumni Association has recently launched the UCR Career Network, a new online platform powered by PeopleGrove. The site is designed for students and alumni with the ultimate goal of helping Highlanders build...

ASUCR senate approves senate resolution to mandate recorded lectures for all classes

On Friday, Nov. 13 ASUCR held their second State of the Association (SOTA) meeting of the year, where ex-officios are able to share their reports for the past month.  Vice President of External Affairs, Vincent...

UCR student organizations partake in an action-packed Election Day

The 2020 presidential race between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden was the first time many UCR students were eligible to vote in a presidential election. UCR organizations and departments, such as the Civic...

New working group to find a solution for UCR Athletics’ budgetary issues

Due to the onslaught of COVID-19 and the subsequent losses in revenue and funding, UCR’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) released recommendations over the summer of the best methods to keep the school’s budget balanced....

Congressman Mark Takano joins UCR students in a round table discussion

The Undocumented Student Programs (USP) held a special Zoom event with Mark Takano, congressman of the 41st Congressional District in western Riverside County, on Wednesday, Nov. 4. The aim of the event was to...

First time voters discuss their experience at the polls and express what a Biden...

The stakes were high as voters anxiously awaited the results of the 2020 presidential race between President Donald Trump and Joe Biden. This election had the highest voter turnout ever recorded, with young people...

ASUCR ratifies new staff and elects new elections director

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, ASUCR held their fifth meeting of the quarter, where they worked to ratify new staff for the Office of Vice President of Sustainability and the judicial branch. The senate also...

Viral video showcasing UCR professor’s behavior sparks student claims that she is hostile and...

A UCR professor recently came under fire from students past and present after a series of videos went viral on social media. The videos posted onto TikTok and Twitter on Oct. 22 have amassed...

Campus departments and organizations plan an Election Day full of events to promote civic...

ASUCR held their fourth meeting of the quarter on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The meeting began with an ex-officio report from Ori Liwanag, fourth-year business major and campaign coordinator for CALPIRG’s New Voters Project. CALPIRG is...

Newly elected ASUCR transfer and nontraditional student director finds her place

During a special elections meeting, the ASUCR senate elected Kaitylyn Hall to fill the recently vacated transfer and nontraditional student director position on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hall is a fourth-year education and history major. In...