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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

GCAP hands out free tote bags in celebration of Prop 67

On Monday, Jan. 9 and Wednesday, Jan. 11, members of the Green Campus Action Plan (GCAP) committee handed out free tote bags to students at the campus bookstore. The program was initiated by ASUCR...

Students join together to denounce hate crime at UC Davis

On Monday, Feb. 29, UCR’s Black Student Union (BSU) coordinated a “die-in” at the HUB Plaza in solidarity with the student of color who was recently physically attacked at UC Davis. This demonstration publically...

Study criticizes UC faculty for advocating political activism

A recent study has drawn controversy over claims that the alleged leftist leanings of UC professors has undermined the quality of education. The study, conducted by the California Association of Scholars, argues that UC...

GCAP launches campus-wide bike share program

After a quarter-long delay, the university’s new bike share program has been launched and will provide students, faculty and staff the opportunity to rent a bike for free or little cost for up to...

UCR professor maps over 700 books based on geographical location

UCR Creative Writing professor Susan Straight collaborated with Esri, an international supplier of geographic information system software, to map the settings of 737 books according to American geographical location. The map, which was published...

UCR Global Issues Forum hosts panel discussing free and international trade

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, the UCR community was invited to participate in a discussion organized by the Global Issues Forum entitled “Global Free Trade Agreements.” Consisting of two economics experts and a mediator, the panel...

UCR professor creates self-healing polymer

Chao Wang, associate professor of chemistry, has recently synthesized a new type of artificial polymer using coordination complexes that can self-heal at a wide range of temperatures, as well as after repeated compromises in...

“The Brown Recluse Spider” book bites misconceptions

Former UCR researcher Richard Vetter has published a book entitled “The Brown Recluse Spider” to correct misinformation associated with the arachnid. The book was released to the general public in March by Cornell Press. Vetter,...

UC gains capital from selling stocks

For the 2015 fiscal year, the University of California has benefitted financially from cutting fees and through a divestment of $10 billion of its portfolio stock holdings. UC Chief Investment Officer Jagdeep Singh Bachher initiated...

Re-emergence of Riverside streetcar may become a reality

Standing at 80-feet tall, a bright red streetcar made a pit stop between Main and Orange Street on Thursday, Nov. 7. Back in early October, the Riverside City Council acquired a $237,000 state grant...