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Bug sensor earns UCR professor $300,000 prize

Computer Science and Engineering Professor Eamonn Keogh has been awarded $300,000 to help support his creation of a wireless bug sensor that can help protect food crops from natural pests and insects. Keogh won...

Accused ASUCR senators address Leg Con scandal

Last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting revolved around Senators Esther Hwang and Albert Yum’s digressions from their lobbying duties on a university-funded trip to Washington D.C. The meeting’s public forum period lasted nearly two hours...

ASUCR candidates gain exposure from public debates

The themes of transparency, accountability and awareness were among the most prominent discussion points during last week’s ASUCR debates at the Bell Tower. Nearly a dozen ASUCR senatorial candidates were in attendance to elaborate...

UCSD takes steps toward preventing racial harassment on campus

On April 13, UC San Diego announced a series of initiatives that it will take to prevent racial harassment incidents such as 2010’s infamous Compton Cookout. The creation of a community outreach program and...

UC experiences surge in out-of-state admissions

As revealed by the UC Office of the President on Feb. 27, a record total of 80,289 students were offered admission to the University of California for Fall 2012. Out of that number, 61,443...

Santa Monica College trustees abandon two-tier payment proposal

The Board of Trustees at Santa Monica College (SMC) have voted to abandon their plans for a two-tier tuition plan in which high-demand courses would be offered at higher prices. Facing overcrowding and limited...

ASUCR Senators’ participation in conference questioned

During the public forum portion of ASUCR’s April 4 senate meeting, UCR student and UCSA external affairs committee member David Castillo read a letter which implicated ASUCR senators Esther Hwang and Albert Yum for...

CA women continue to make progress

A recent university study has found that California women have made significant strides in many areas, particularly in the field of education, where they are obtaining degrees at a higher rate than men. The...

UCR engineer seeks alternative use for cellphones

Nosang Myung, professor and chair of UC Riverside’s department of chemical and environmental engineering, is seeking ways to enable mobile devices to detect airborne substances and chemical properties. Myung has teamed up with Innovation...

UC Davis task force report critical of police, campus officials

The much-anticipated UC Davis task force report was released last week in an evaluation that is highly critical of the UC Davis administration and police authorities. The report, led by former California Supreme Court...