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UC System signs Japan’s Stewardship Code On October 21, the UC system became the first U.S. pension plan and endowment fund to sign the Japan Stewardship Code, a non-binding growth strategy that contains principles to...

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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”...

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...

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ASUCR resolution tabled Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting saw the tabling of a proposed prison divestment resolution due to factual errors. A revised version of the bill will be presented at the next meeting on Wednesday, Nov....

Additional charge for suite-style residence halls to be eliminated starting next year

In an interview with the Highlander, Andy Plumley, the assistant vice chancellor of auxiliary services, stated that beginning next school year the extra charge for suite-style residence halls such as Pentland Hills will be...

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...

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Study shows pollution killing off indigenous species in the Inland Empire UCR Professor of Plant Ecology Edith Allen conducted a study displaying how high levels of nitrogen deposition caused by pollution have significantly decreased the...

Citrus Valley High School hosts discussion on teen suicide

The city of Redlands hosted a discussion on teen suicide on May 7 entitled, “Let’s Talk About It,” at Citrus Valley High School, after four recent teen suicides occurred in San Bernardino County during...

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Psychology professor finds that children learn better from “clever” characters UCR Psychology Professor Rebekah Richert was one of the researchers involved in a study that found that preschool-aged children are more likely to grasp new...

Philosophy professor to discuss ethics on May 10

UCR philosophy professor Eric Schwitzgebel will give a lecture entitled, “Living Up to Our Own Norms,” on Tuesday, May 10 in HUB 265 at 1 p.m. The discussion will discuss whether professional ethicists —...