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UC to award four students fellowships to fight against smoke and tobacco-use

The UC will award four $12,000 fellowships to graduate and undergraduate students who pursue research projects aimed at combating smoke and tobacco use on campuses. This program, called The UC Smoke and Tobacco Free...

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...

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...

News in Brief

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 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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...