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UCR LGBT Resource Center celebrates milestone with UQ Conference

The organization also celebrated its distinction as the first LGBT center in the University of California system. The event began with a brunch and was followed by a speech by a number of coordinators and...

AFSCME finally reaches deal with UC, cancels strike

After months of countless contract conversations and multiple strikes, UC union AFSCME 3299 has finally reached a tentative contract deal with the university system, avoiding another strike that would have taken place this week. The...

UCR engineer seeks alternative use for cellphones

Nosang Myung, professor and chair of UC Riverside’s department of chemical and environmental engineering, is seeking ways to enable mobile devices to detect airborne substances and chemical properties. Myung has teamed up with Innovation...

Citizens United Committee hosts their monthly breakfast and discusses STEM high school

On Wednesday, Oct. 23 beginning at 7 a.m., the Citizens United Committee (CUC) of UCR had their monthly breakfast at the Alumni and Visitors Center. The breakfast began with a presentation from Lynn Carmen Day,...

How does the new student loan bill affect students?

More than 38 million Americans currently have outstanding student loan debt that amounts to nearly $1 trillion. About 85 percent of that total comes from federal loans. This past summer, millions of students across...

UCR and Riverside community take steps to eat locally

Seasonal and healthy produce has now become available and easier to attain through UCR Farmshare. Sponsored by the UCR Wellness Program, Dining Services and the UCR Global Food Initiative Committee, the program takes fruits,...

Chancellor Wilcox and VCSA Haynes address concerns over commencement changes at ASUCR meeting

On Oct. 23, ASUCR held their fourth meeting of the quarter. Chancellor Kim Wilcox and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) Brian Haynes addressed the concerns many students had regarding the proposed commencement changes that...

UCR engineering team wins top prize with biogas technology

One of the teams within UC Riverside’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB), a chapter under the Inland Empire professional chapter, took home first prize for the team category at the 11th annual Metropolitan Spring Green...

Transfer Commuter Lounge opens

UCR held a grand opening for the Transfer and Commuter lounge at the HUB on Wednesday, May 20. Over 100 students attended the event hosted by the ASUCR Transfer & Nontraditional Student Task Force,...

Israeli-Palestinian conflict evokes discussion of free speech

Issue 10 Correction: The Arab Spring is a national movement in the Middle East that began on December 18, 2010. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in five major wars and minor conflicts. With red duct...