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Wealthier more likely to act unethically, UC Berkeley researchers find

Rich people are more likely than poor folks to commit unethical acts, according to a study by researchers in the department of psychology at UC Berkeley. The team, consisting of Paul K. Piff, Daniel M....

UC Berkeley releases new protest guidelines

New protest response guidelines have been released at UC Berkeley in the midst of ongoing demonstrations aimed at the state’s disinvestment in higher education. The recently witnessed events, including the pepper-spray incident at UC...

UC Riverside graduates’ salaries continue to rise

UC Riverside has climbed up the list of the top 30 state universities by post-graduation salary potential. Payscale, a compensation data research company, has placed UC Riverside as the 29th top public institution in...

Republican senators prevent CSU chairman’s reappointment

Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Chairman Herbert L. Carter for the California State University of Board of Trustees has failed. The Republicans argued that Carter, whose appointment would have marked his second term as...

UCR community considers merits of millionaires tax

The political coalition ReFund California held a meeting on campus last Monday, Feb. 27, to discuss the Millionaires Tax of 2012. The proposed tax initiative seeks to raise $6 to $9.5 billion per year...

ASUCR Senate meeting update

Last week’s ASUCR meeting witnessed the passage of a newly revised ASUCR Elections Code. The three major revisions consist of setting a minimum number of six representatives in the elections committee, allowing the option...

Faculty’s no-confidence vote fails against UC Davis chancellor

Following two weeks of online voting that ended Friday Feb. 17, UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi has endured a faculty-initiated vote of no confidence.  The vote was prompted by the controversial pepper-spray incident...

UCR biologists make progress in colon cancer research

Recent studies by a team of UCR cell biologists have led to new prospects in the field of colon cancer, which annually kills 50,000 people in the United States. In a collaboration with Australian...

Supreme Court to rule on affirmative action

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which may potentially remove the right of public educational institutions to use race and ethnicity as a plus factor in admissions decisions. The...

UCR considers controversial expansion of hazardous waste processing-facility

On March 2, UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy White is expected to vote for the approval of the controversial Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) expansion project. The plan has garnered backlash from local residents due...