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UCR plans to host an online celebration for class of 2020

Due to the circumstances regarding COVID-19, the UCR class of 2020 has had their official in-person commencement ceremony postponed, with the exception of the School of Medicine. In the interim, UCR is hosting an...

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...

ASUCR Elections Committee cancels all on-campus election events

On Tuesday, March 18, ASUCR Elections Director Dyanna Castaneda announced in a campuswide email that the ASUCR Elections Committee has cancelled all on-campus events, in adherence to UCR’s enactment of COVID-19 safety...

UCR responds to the unwanted disruption of online classrooms, also known as, ”Zoombombing”

“Zoombombing,” also known as the unwanted disruption of Zoom online classes, has been occurring at schools across the country. At UCR, classes have been interrupted by people who hack into these spaces...

ASUCR Office of External Affairs urges Congress to pass Supporting Students in Response to...

The ASUCR Office of External Affairs is encouraging students to email their congressional representatives to pass a federal COVID-19 student relief stimulus package for students being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

UCR graduate students continue to fight for cost-of-living adjustments despite move to online classes...

Like undergraduate students, graduate students have been impacted by the spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent moves by university administration to close campus until April 30 and move the entirety of spring...

ASPB cancels all spring events amid coronavirus concerns

All events hosted by the UCR Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) have been canceled until further notice according to a post published on ASPB’s Instagram page on Monday, March 16. The cancellation...

UCR announces instructional technology updates for students and faculty in response to COVID-19 and...

Lloyd Kao / HIGHLANDER On Saturday, March 14, UCR’s Interim Chief Information Officer of Information Technology Services David Gracy made recommendations for students and faculty who need to...

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...