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News-in-brief

ASUCR Here are some of the key topics discussed at the senate meeting held Wednesday, Oct. 12: -2015-2016 CHASS Senator Casey Thielhart spoke during public forum and provided context on the judicial appointment of Samanta Fuentes...

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Entomology Professor receives APLU grant UCR Entomology Professor Timothy Paine has been awarded the Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences grant last week, as one of nine recipients in...

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Phone apps can compromise security According to a study by former UCR computer science Ph.D. students Xuetao Wei and Iulian Neamtiu and current UCR professor of computer science Michalis Faloutsos, 9 percent of popular free...

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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...

UC Davis Chancellor placed on leave

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, March 27 due to an investigation into allegations that she used her role as chancellor to help family members with jobs, misappropriated...

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Protests erupt in UCLA over blackface allegations Hundreds of protesters came out to UCLA on Thursday, Oct. 8 to protest the campus’ Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority for throwing a “Kanye Western”...

ASUCR Outreach director position will now fall under VP of Finance

The Outreach Director, the ASUCR position responsible for coordinating UCR’s outreach efforts to students and the community, will be absorbed by the Finance Committee. According to Carolyn Chang, the current Outreach Director, the move...

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...

Dean of Bourns College to step down

Dean Reza Abbaschian of the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) recently announced that he will be stepping down from his position at the end of the school year. In an interview with the Press...

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...