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ASUCR Parliamentarian dismissed, circumstances unclear

ASUCR’s Parliamentarian Jose Rodriguez, who joined the organization this academic year and was responsible for advising the senate on proper procedure (i.e. Robert’s Rules of Order) and on following the bylaws correctly, was dismissed...

UCR study shows home and rent pricing affected by presence of colleges and hospitals

The findings of a UCR research study were published last Jan. 31, which discovered that colleges and hospitals will raise and drop housing price at an above average rate. The study was led by Vagelis...

UC students rally together demanding better workers’ contracts and more protections for minorities

Last Wednesday, students from UC Riverside and the other eight UC campuses attended the monthly Regents meeting in San Francisco to demand higher worker compensation for all UC employees as well as greater legal...

UCR updates campus printing and supply services

Campus Business Service Director Michael Clemons announced the recent renovations to printing and campus supply services at UCR, and spoke with the Highlander in an email interview on what the renovations entailed. With regard to...

UC chancellors unanimously condemn boycott of Israel

On Dec. 13, 2018, the chancellors of all 10 University of California campuses released and signed a statement condemning academic boycotts of Israeli scholars and institutions of higher education. The boycott would hinder students...

Highlander Perks dining plan pushed back to fall 2019 due to technical considerations

The Highlander Perks dining plan was intended to be implemented in fall 2018 but, due to technical considerations, the dining plan has been pushed back to begin in fall 2019. The new project from...

ASUCR passes resolution to house victims of the California wildfires

On Wed. Jan. 9, ASUCR passed the senate resolution “Providing Assistance to Wildfire Victims” which calls on the UCR administration to house victims of the recent California wildfires. In an interview with the Highlander,...

News in Brief – 1/16/17

Compiled by: Evan Ismail, SSW and Andreas Rauch, SSW UCR carjacking suspect arrested On Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 3:05 p.m., UCPD sent a mass text message to UCR students warning of two attempted carjackings by a...

News in brief for the week of June 6, 2017

UC Riverside and Korea Institute of Materials Science partner to form new research center By: Evan Ismail, Senior Staff Writer UC Riverside and the Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) in Changwon, South Korea have partnered...

News in brief

ASUCR The first ASUCR senate meeting of winter quarter commenced at 6:21 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, and saw the passage of amendments to a senate bill. During public forum, second-year public policy major Julia Schemmer...