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Sunday, September 22, 2019

UCR recognized as environmentally friendly campus

UC Riverside has been recognized by “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition” for its green practices. The guide, which was released April 17 and includes a profile of each school’s...

UC to implement nation’s largest trial of HIV-prevention pills

The California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) of the University of California recently announced that it would participate in the largest HIV prevention pill test in the United States. The CHRP will divide $11.8 million...

[YOU]CR party sweeps ASUCR elections, but with controversy

ASUCR elections have concluded with the passage of all three referenda items—ASUCR constitutional substitution, ASPB fee referendum and theater free referendum—and all 20 senate positions filled by CR candidates. The goal of 20 percent...

Report calls for new UC campus governing model

A group of top UC administrators, including UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau and former UC Provost C. Judson King, have published a report calling for increased autonomy for UC campuses. The report urges the...

Ban on death penalty qualifies for Nov. ballot

A measure that would replace capital punishment with a life sentence without the possibility of parole has qualified for California’s November ballot. The growing number of individuals who want to repeal the state’s capital...

UC Davis police chief resigns amid release of critical report

On April 19, Lieutenant Matthew Carmichael was sworn into office as the UC Davis interim police chief in succession of retired Police Chief Annette Spicuzzi. Spicuzzi resigned just a week after the release of...

UC Berkeley officials call upon occupiers to leave farmland

In protest of plans to build a Whole Foods Market and senior housing facility on a portion of UC Berkeley-owned land, members of the Occupy movement have established numerous tent encampments on the property....

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...