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Robbery of Riverside food bank leaves thousands hungry

The Second Harvest Food Bank was temporarily unable to feed the thousands of people during a routine weekly drop-off after a recent robbery nearly crippled the charity’s finances. An estimated $10,000 worth of damages...

Senators pursue trolley and campus storage project

Rounding off the third week of winter quarter, ASUCR senators reported the progress of various projects such as the reinstatement of the trolley system, which has been out of commission since 2011. Aiming to...

UC offers breakdown of proposed state budget

On Jan. 18, UC Vice President of Budget and Capital Resources Patrick Lenz participated in a one-hour webinar, discussing Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2013-2014 state budget, which allocates an additional $125 million to the...

UCR alumnus named chief of FAA

UC Riverside alumnus Michael Huerta was recently nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Association (FAA). On Jan. 9, Huerta was sworn into office, beginning his five-year...

Governor and UC regents clash over budget

The UC Board of Regents reconvened for their bi-monthly meeting Jan. 15 to 17 at UCSF Mission Bay. Continuing discussions included the positive trajectory of state funding, degree of systemwide faculty diversity, expansion of...

Mark Yudof to step down as UC president

UC President Mark Yudof will resign from his position in August 2013, according to a statement released on Jan. 18. After serving a five-year term, Yudof cited “a spate of taxing health issues,” and...

Senate announces town hall meeting, Regent application deadline

In the second ASUCR senate meeting of the winter quarter, senators announced the various plans and proposals they have lined up for the upcoming few months. During the officer reports, ASUCR President Liam Dow started...

UC receives record number of applications

Applications for the University of California reached an all-time high as the number of students applying to a UC rose by an 10.7 percent this past year. UC Riverside received the third highest application...

Culprits in campus burglary spree arrested

Three Moreno Valley residents were arrested for their connections to six armed robberies that took place Jan. 16 and 17 near campus—five of which occurred within the span of one hour, officials said. University students...

ASUCR senate: highlighted projects of fall 2012

During their first meeting for winter quarter of 2013, ASUCR senators recapped accomplishments made in the fall quarter of last year and delivered updates on their current projects. Highlighted events included revisions of ASUCR...