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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Attorney General candidates debate criminal justice reform, immigration enforcement

By: Amani Mahmoud, CW and Mark Bertumen, CW UCR hosted a debate between the four candidates for California’s Office of Attorney General (AG) on the evening of Tuesday, May 15 at the Barbara and Art...

“Fired up, can’t take it no more”: UCR service workers participate in three-day strike...

By Aidan Rutten, Amani Mahmoud, Mark Bertumen Stalled contract negotiations and allegations of wage inequality prompted the largest UC employee union, which represents around 25,000 service personnel across all campuses and medical centers, to stage...

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...

“Save the Bees” campaign seeks to end pesticide use in California

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) will begin pledging for their statewide “Save the Bees” campaign next fall at UCR with the goal of influencing legislators to ban the use and sale of...

Prestigious STEM fellowship awarded to eleven UCR students

The coveted National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research fellowship was awarded to 11 UCR students. Over 2,000 applicants this year were selected to receive the award out of the 12,000 students within the United...

“I didn’t want to believe it wasn’t true”: Voting software mishap causes controversy

ASUCR’s 2018 elections garnered controversy last week when the turnout rate was drastically overestimated in a programming glitch. This program, built by BCOE Senator Patrick Le, a fourth-year computer science major, was meant to track how many...

Special election fills vacant CNAS senatorial seat

The new ASUCR senators held a special election on Tuesday May, 22 in order to determine the unfilled CNAS senatorial seat. After all 17 candidates gave two and half minute speeches and responded to...

Riverside housing market headed for a strong 2018, says UCR School of Business

A study released on May 18 by the UCR School of Business revealed that the housing market in the Inland Empire is set to experience a prosperous year in 2018. This is largely due...

Jennifer Brown to lead Undergraduate Education at UCR

Jennifer Brown, former vice provost and dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University, has been named to lead UCR’s Office of Undergraduate Education and will join UCR on August 1. Brown received her...

ASUCR shows support for on-campus communities, removes stipend limit for ASPB

ASUCR held its weekly meeting last Wednesday, May 23. Here are the highlights: Acknowledgement of indigenous lands … CHASS senator Grant Nakaoka proposed that a statement be made at every meeting that recognizes...