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Anthropology professor receives $10,000 grant

UCR anthropology professor Susan Ossman recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for her research project series entitled “On the Line.” The project started as a solo art...

Loyola professor explains environmental discrimination on Navajo land

On Thursday, Jan. 28, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies Traci Brynne Voyles of Loyola Marymount University discussed her book “Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country.” This lecture was hosted in CHASS Interdisciplinary...

UC Riverside key to furthering UC-Mexico collaborations

UC President Janet Napolitano met with key leaders of higher education from Feb. 26 to 27 in Ensenada, Mexico. The meeting is the first formal gathering for the advisory board of the UC-Mexico Initiative,...

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...

UCR vows to reduce food waste by five percent within one year

As a part of the Food Recovery Challenge, a program initiated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce as much food waste as possible, the University of California, Riverside has pledged...

Highlander Newsroom (4/25/2017)

  This week, a scathing audit of the University of California revealed that the office of the president (UCOP) has withheld $175 million from the UC Board of Regents. We use our perspective as students...

Construction on University Avenue seeks to improve pedestrian, bicycle travel

The city of Riverside recently completed an expansive construction project along University Avenue and Canyon Crest Drive to make it safer and more accessible for pedestrians and bicyclists traveling through those areas. According to Superintendent...

UCR Republicans discuss Trump, amid growing popularity of Twitter page

A “Students for Trump” campaign, which began as a Twitter account, has now spanned multiple universities and 24.9 thousand followers. The organization reportedly has around 5,000 students in 200 different chapters across the United...

Students held at gunpoint, booty nearly stolen

Three students were held at gunpoint by two pirates at the mouth of the Colorado River at 11:30 p.m. on March 26. Out for a refreshing moonlit swim to the C, the students had...

Interview with Chancellor White

The morning following the announcement that he will be leaving the University of California, Riverside to head the California State University system, Chancellor Timothy White sat down with Highlander Editor-in-Chief Chris LoCascio and News...