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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Supreme Court to rule on affirmative action

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which may potentially remove the right of public educational institutions to use race and ethnicity as a plus factor in admissions decisions. The...

ASUCR to educate community on safer encounters with police

ASUCR passed a resolution intended to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the campus community at their most recent meeting in the hopes of making officer-citizen relations safer. Authored by Senator Akeem Brown, the...

Highlander Newsroom 11/26/14

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss what our plans our for Thanksgiving Break and talk about all aspects of the UC tuition increase, from the action at the regents meeting to student...

UCR participates in worldwide earthquake drill

UCR students, faculty and staff were part of an estimated 9.6 million Californians who participated in the sixth annual Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill on the morning of Oct. 17. Organized by the Earthquake...

Congressman Raul Ruiz speaks about health in the Coachella Valley

On Thursday May 5, UCR’s School of Public Policy (SPP) hosted a seminar featuring Congressman Raul Ruiz in the Interdisciplinary South 1128 screening room. Associate dean of the SPP and professor of public policy...

UCR develops GPS that detects distance to centimeters

A research team at UCR within the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) has established a computationally efficient way to increase the accuracy of location by the Global Positioning System (GPS) from the meter-level to...

City officials temporarily prohibit housing expansion

The Riverside City Council has unanimously approved a moratorium on Nov. 5, that will prevent homeowners from adding more rooms in single-family housing for 45 days. During a public meeting, council members argued that...

Republican senators prevent CSU chairman’s reappointment

Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Chairman Herbert L. Carter for the California State University of Board of Trustees has failed. The Republicans argued that Carter, whose appointment would have marked his second term as...

UCR receives high rankings on worldwide Leiden scale

In a recent college survey conducted by Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University in the Netherlands, UCR ranked No. 36 in overall performance among the world’s top 500 universities. UCR’s...

CALPIRG to push for open textbooks

Multiple Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG), including California’s CALPIRG, have published a report entitled the Billion Dollar Program, which displays the possibility for open textbooks to save $1.5 billion in textbook costs for students...