Saturday, July 13, 2024
Tensions have spiked in ASUCR after two senate meetings, during which the removal of a laptopping bylaw and an attempt to overturn an executive order to reinstate two justices, displayed a divide between members of the senate and the executive cabinet (ECAB). Complaints regarding laptopping by Voice, and debates over whether alleged attempts to block punitive actions against the party...
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 given by Dr. John M. Lipski, an Edwin Erle Sparks professor of Spanish and linguistics at Pennsylvania State University last Monday. With research centered between...
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 suspect in the Bannockburn area. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male about 25 years old with a shaved head wearing a blue, striped...
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 establishment of new eateries in the HUB, a change that is projected to occur over the summer. After a few brief announcements, UCR Dining Services...
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 drawn scrutiny due to the company’s joint owner, the Strauss Group, reportedly holding financially supportive ties to Israeli military forces. Students in support of the...
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 and what it means to be a Libertarian. The event, with nearly one hundred people in attendance, began with an introduction by YAL member and...
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 of all Voice candidates from the election, which was repealed last Friday. The meeting, held in the Student Services Building, was attended by over 100 students,...
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 leave, sources say, comes in the wake of a pending investigation of Sandoval. This is the second time this academic year that questions have been raised...
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 to bylaw restrictions preventing an allocation of funds required for the extension. After allowing senators to propose changes during last week’s senate meeting, Elections Director Stephanie...
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 Department of Ethnic Studies received a $150,000 grant to organize and facilitate “Expanding Linguistic Science by Broadening Native American Participation,” an application-only conference to be...