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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Linguistics professor sheds light on evolution of “Spanglish”

The blending of the Spanish language and American culture has led to the creation of unique dialects and increased bilingualism. The impact and perceptions of these changes were the focus of a guest lecture...

News in Brief – 1/16/17

Compiled by: Evan Ismail, SSW and Andreas Rauch, SSW UCR carjacking suspect arrested On Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 3:05 p.m., UCPD sent a mass text message to UCR students warning of two attempted carjackings by a...

ASUCR state of the association meeting covers HUB food court overhaul

Spring quarter’s second ASUCR state of the association meeting was held on Wednesday, May 12 in the senate chambers. The meeting, which commenced at 6:10 p.m., focused predominantly on Dining Services’ plans regarding the...

UC Riverside: No plans to remove Sabra hummus

During the Wednesday, Feb. 1 ASUCR senate meeting, the senate voted near-unanimously, 13-0-1, in favor of resolution W17-007, which calls for a ban of Sabra hummus from all campus dining services. Sabra has recently...

Libertarian commentator Julie Borowski offers an “alternative viewpoint” at UCR

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in HUB 355, the UCR chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) hosted Libertarian commentator and YouTube star Julie Borowski to discuss political correctness, campus free speech...

ASUCR: Election conflicts embroil senate

Last Wednesday’s more than six-hour-long ASUCR senate meeting was rife with controversy as spectators overflowing from the room expressed both support for and opposition to recent actions taken by ASUCR, including the initial disqualification...

Sources: UCR VCSA James Sandoval on leave from university; investigation ongoing

The status of UC Riverside Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) James Sandoval’s future is in question after numerous sources reveal that, as of Friday, Nov. 10, he is on leave from the university. The...

ASUCR: Senators approve changes in Elections Code

With student government elections only months away, ASUCR unanimously passed revisions to the Elections Code, such as adding gender-inclusive language. In addition, a proposal to extend library hours before finals week was delayed due...

UCR linguistics professor to host conference on Native American languages

A UCR linguistics professor, Wesley Leonard, specializing in Native American languages, has been awarded a government grant to host a unique workshop on the intersection of linguistics and activism. Professor Leonard of the UCR...

ASUCR: Chief of staff nominee accused of sexual misconduct

Sammie Ayoub, a third-year political science and international affairs major, was at the center of a highly contentious discussion at the ASUCR senate meeting last Wednesday evening, when two students used public forum to...