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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Senators support hugs for Scotty and campaign against racist ragers

In preparations for the spring elections and Homecoming Week, senators are thrusting their support behind a series of referenda and record-breaking events. The UCR community will once again attempt to break the Guinness world record...

ASUCR special senate meeting: Gbujama and Jackson keep office; Gomez given presidency

On Monday, Jan. 30, an“emergency” ASUCR senate meeting officially began at 10:14 p.m. in a senate chamber holding approximately 60 UC Riverside students and staff beyond capacity. The call for the meeting was primarily to...

Newly elected ASUCR president pro tempore discusses his goals and plans for next year

On Wednesday, May 13, Orlando Cabalo, a newly elected CHASS senator and a first-year history major, was officially voted into office as the incoming 2020-2021 president pro tempore (PPT) during a special election hosted...

We didn’t tell you so, but we didn’t tell you otherwise

  On April 22, the ASUCR judicial council chose not to validate the 2016 ASUCR election results, citing that the guidelines they operated under resulted in “an unfair environment” that allowed for reported incidents of...

AFSCME strikes throughout UC medical centers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), a labor union representing 13,000 frontline patient care employees, carried out a strike at five UC medical centers from May 21-23. The union hoped...

Grant establishes new Tohoku Center at UCR Extension

In an endeavor to develop international education techniques for both itself and UCR, Tohoku University of Japan is using a $10 million grant to institute the Tohoku Center at UCR Extension. President of Tohoku...

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...

UCR strictly curtails on-campus research activities to those that cannot be postponed or restarted

Lydia Tsou / HIGHLANDER On March 17, UCR Interim Provost Thomas Smith and Vice Chancellor of Research and Economic Development (VCRED) Rodolfo Torres announced that UCR is strictly...

HUB Governing Board votes to continue Heat Music Festival

At 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 17 in HUB 260, the HUB Governing Board held its first meeting of the year. Two recommendations resulted, both in favor continuing Heat Music Festival, after debate over...

“Getting back to the culture:” Dining optimistic about Barn expansion

During an ASUCR meeting in May 2017, David Henry, executive director of Dining, Hospitality and Retail Services (Dining) announced a full renovation for The Barn restaurant. The timeline of this project, which is being...