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ASUCR passes resolution to make Election Day a holiday

ASUCR is working on creating Student Democracy Day, a day aimed to institutionalize Midterm Election Day as an official school holiday of civic service, ensuring UCR students a day off on the day of...

ASUCR

The third state of the association meeting for ASUCR occurred Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Due to failure to meet quorum, no voting occurred. During public forum, the senate was encouraged to advocate the...

Co-founder of UCR’s Eaton Collection dies

George Slusser, a co-founder of UCR’s Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy, died Nov. 4 in his house in Highland, Calif. As a professor emeritus in comparative literature and the curator emeritus of...

ASUCR: Queer Alliance pushes back against grant revocation

ASUCR convened on Wednesday in the senate chambers to pass two resolutions. The first resolution aimed to condemn the Islamophobic, racist and sexist hate crime wherein graduate students offices were vandalized last month. The...

President of Ghana lectures on African Diaspora at UCR

The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, gave a lecture regarding the African diaspora in the University Theater, which was filled to its capacity with over 300 people. The lecture, titled “The African Diaspora:...

New solar farm to provide renewable energy

UCR has announced that a 10.92-acre solar farm — the largest at any UC campus — will provide three megawatts of renewable energy to the campus starting in July 2014. “It fulfills the vision of...

Shooting in White Park

On Monday morning Feb. 29, a man was injured in a shooting that occurred at White Park in downtown Riverside. Twenty-six-year-old Cory Chenno James of Riverside and 25-year-old Leshawn Karisha Johnson of Colton were...

UCR Alumnus Holmes charged with murder

UCR neuroscience alumni James Eagan Holmes appeared in Arapahoe County Court last week, where his mental cognizance is being questioned in the case of what is being referred to as the “Colorado massacre.” Holmes,...

Riverside police test out body cameras

A total of 20 patrol, metro and traffic police officers have volunteered to test the use of body cameras as part of a 60-day trial, according to the Riverside Police Department (RPD). Starting May...

Four UCR undergraduates selected to conduct STEM research nationwide

Four UCR undergraduates have won prestigious research fellowships in the 2018 Exceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP), a branch of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Maryland. EXROP offers future STEM graduate students from...