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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

News in Brief

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....

R’Garden makes plans to expand their current space

R’Garden, a space for UCR students, faculty and staff to grow fresh produce, has made plans to expand their current space. R’Garden is currently located northwest of Parking Lot 30. It sums up 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”...

School of Public Policy seminar preview

The School of Public Policy will be hosting a series of lectures throughout the month of May. These lectures will focus on varying topics such as advances in modern medicine, the global climate and...

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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...

Bourns College of Engineering deranked from U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Engineering Schools”

On Feb. 7, 2019 the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) released an update on which previously ranked colleges for the 2019 year are now considered “Unranked,” due to misreporting of information by colleges....

News in Brief: Free parking during finals

Lot 30, lot 26, lot 32 and lot 50 will be available for complimentary gold parking Monday through Thursday of finals week. Students will be able to register their license plates and information through...

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,...

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UCR library receives $100,000 grant to work toward diversifying U.S. digital history The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the UCR Library with a National Leadership Grant totaling $100,000 that the library...

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...