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ASUCR hosts first free ramen and study lounge session

On May 16, ASUCR hosted a new study session program for all students called “Use Your Noodle.” The study session lasted from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in HUB 367. The program gave out...

The Well hires Megan Harbert to fill new position as Basic Needs Coordinator

Over the summer, Devon Sakamoto, the director of The Well and R’Pantry at UCR, announced that Megan Harbert was hired for the newly created position of Basic Needs Coordinator. This new position was created to...

Small brush fire breaks out on UCR’s campus

On Sunday, Nov. 3, a small brush fire broke out on UCR’s campus near the Bannockburn Village apartments. The fire broke out at approximately 2:10 p.m. In an interview with the Highlander, Assistant Chief of...

California governor creates proposal to allocate $25 million to UCR School of Medicine

On Friday, Jan. 10, California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a $222 billion state budget to address current challenges California faces, such as homelessness, funding of K-12 education and climate change. Within the 2020-21 California...

Former GSOE senator speaks out on her resignation and experience in ASUCR

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, GSOE Senator Evelin Castaneda publicly announced that she was resigning from her position at the ASUCR meeting. In an interview with The Highlander, Castaneda further expanded on her...

ASUCR addresses students concerns over refund of tuition and fees; EVP announces that parliamentarian...

ASUCR held their first meeting of the quarter via Zoom on Wednesday April 1. In order to attend meetings, students need to register online. Students will be prompted...

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...

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...

Mental health resources on campus have prioritized students growing needs

Mental health concerns have increased for college students across the nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic as they have adapted to life behind a screen. At UCR, students are lending their time to promote...

News in Brief: UCR instates new COVID-19 cleaning crew

UCR’s Environmental and Resource Services for Facilities Services has organized a new cleaning task force dedicated to cleansing and sanitizing areas of the university campus that may have been contaminated through contact with COVID-19....