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University of California is likely to implement a hybrid learning system for fall quarter

As the end of the 2019-2020 school year looms ever closer, there is still much uncertainty in regards to what the future of UCR’s fall quarter will look like. On Wednesday, May 20, the...

Gov. Newsom updates California budget, prioritizing public education

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant and unprecedented financial challenges across the nation. As a result, Gov. Gavin Newsom revised his January California budget proposal on Thursday, May 14, to aid in mitigating the...

UCR’s Student Life prepares for remote Highlander Orientation

In light of COVID-19, UCR has opted to host the 2020 Highlander Orientation completely online for incoming students.  One way UCR is adjusting to the change is to promote their tool known as the “Involvement...

UCR provides assistance for undocumented and international students despite CARES Act restrictions

Last month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued guidelines detailing how colleges should distribute the $6.2 billion they were given through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act meant to ease...

Chancellor Wilcox addresses students’ pressing concerns in spring campus update

Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox delivered his annual spring campus update online on Monday, May 4. Within the prerecorded video, he discussed the current status of UCR in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and...

These local businesses were once popular spots for the UCR community. Now, they are...

For many local businesses around UC Riverside, the coronavirus pandemic has posed significant and unforeseen challenges. The Getaway Cafe, located in Bannockburn Village, has been a popular destination for UCR students, faculty and staff for...

CARES Act provides some financial relief to many students

With the implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, UCR has received a total of $29,734,626 in restitution funds. As per the provisions given within the CARES Act, half this...

UCR Extension Center houses local healthcare workers during pandemic

As the battle against COVID-19 wages on, healthcare workers from all parts of the country continue to express fear over unintentionally spreading the potentially fatal virus to those around them. It is not uncommon...

UCR medical students collect personal protective equipment for local hospital relief

As COVID-19 continues to plague the nation, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) has increased exponentially. Hospitals around the country have been expressing fear over supply shortages. In response to this, many organizations...

In-person Commencement 2020 postponed amid campus closure

In a campuswide email sent on Tuesday, April 21, Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox announced UCR’s decision to postpone commencement for the class of 2020 until health officials say it is safe to...