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UCR RESEARCHERS DEVELOP APP FOR MALWARE DETECTION  With the help of engineering professors and graduate students, the UCR department of computer science has developed the online application, MyPageKeeper, which detects and combats cyber-crime. Researchers analyzed...

ASUCR Update: Senators approve ASPB’s 82 percent stipend increase

ASUCR held its weekly Senate meeting on Nov. 8 following Tuesday night’s decisive election results. At the forefront of discussion was the successful passage of Proposition 30 and collaborative efforts for voter registration. During...

James Holmes case moves to trial, UCR students react

Six months after the July 20 shooting that killed 12 and injured 58 in Aurora, Colo., the preliminary hearing of UC Riverside alumnus James Holmes commenced on Jan. 7. Holmes, who is tied to...

UCR student petitions with PETA for all-vegan dining hall

An undergraduate student has started a petition with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to bring an all-vegan dining hall to UC Riverside. Led by fourth-year philosophy major Donnie McMann, the petition...

Senators hear update on health care plan

The ASUCR senate meeting that took place Wednesday, April 17, received reports on the UC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), funding allocations and the United States Students Association (USSA). The number of audience members...

The Lab: research from UCR and the UC system

UCR: Graduate student constructs “human colon simulation” Ian Marcus, a former graduate student from UCR's Bourns College of Engineering, spent nearly a year constructing a replica of a human colon, septic tank and groundwater. According...

Brown’s immigration reform loosens state restrictions for undocumented immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown last week signed a raft of legislation relating to undocumented immigrants, including measures that would enable undocumented immigrants to obtain licenses to drive and practice law. “While Washington waffles on immigration, California’s...

News in brief

Congress called to reform student loan system Just four months after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that the federal student loan debt topped $1 trillion, Consumers Union, the policy division of Consumer Reports, called...

Marxian economist gives lecture at UCR

Famed economist Richard Wolff gave a 90-minute talk about Marxism to UC Riverside students and community members this past Thursday. “Maybe the U.S. can do better than capitalism,” Wolff argued throughout his talk, calling the...

Video: 2014 ASUCR presidential debates

Watch the Highlander's livestream of ASUCR's presidential debates on our YouTube page at youtube.com/ucrchannelh: The Highlander's managing editor Colin Markovich will be moderating the event, asking candidates questions about their goals should they be elected. http://youtu.be/1EuBgL8Dx8c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EuBgL8Dx8c&feature=youtu.be