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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Students collaborate to bring Student of Color Conference to UCR

A group of UC Riverside students have started organizing with the intent of winning the bid to host the UC Student Association (UCSA) Student of Color Conference. The conference, which is the UCSA’s longest-running...

UC Title IX coordinator holds conference call for sexual assault awareness month

On Monday, April 3 at 3:30 p.m., the new University of California Title IX coordinator, Kathleen Salvaty, held a call-in conference for student reporters throughout the UC system. Salvaty decided to hold this news...

UCSF study focuses on Marijuana

A 20-year study conducted by scientists from UC San Francisco and the University of Alabama at Birmingham has concluded that the occasional usage of marijuana is not associated with lung damage. The study, which compared...

“Highlanders Against Hillary” protest against Democratic frontrunner speaking to UCR

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton brought her campaign to UCR on Tuesday, May 24 to promote her policies regarding education, wealth inequality and mental health issues. Over 1,000 students and community members outside of the...

Divestment debates begin in ASUCR senate

During the special report portion of last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting, a student representative gave a 15-minute presentation questioning the justice of a student-led divestment campaign that calls for the UC administration to cut...

Additional funding seeks to fill mental health staffing gap

A systemwide committee on mental health is expected to receive additional funding over the next five years under President Janet Napolitano’s tuition plan, but committee members say that it is not enough to maintain...

Spillover of ASUCR elections controversies

In a lecture hall packed with over 100 students, candidates from PAC: Pride, Action, Change and CR expressed discontent with the judicial decision that allowed Voice to return from disqualification and dominate this year's...

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...

UCR hosts early voting polls, voter registration for campus community

Approximately 65 voters from the UC Riverside community participated in last week’s early voting for the June primary election. The prospect of having future early voting opportunities was jeopardized following a low turnout, but...

UCR research on mantis shrimp claws provides insight on producing stronger and lighter material

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Professor David Kisailus, the Winston Chung Endowed Professor in Energy Innovation in UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering, published a research report explaining the “ultrastructural design” of mantis shrimp claws. The...