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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...

James Holmes case moves to trial, UCR students react

Six months after the July 20 shooting that killed 12 and injured 58 in Aurora, Colo., the preliminary hearing of UC Riverside alumnus James Holmes commenced on Jan. 7. Holmes, who is tied to...

Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts receives $900,000 pledge

A pledge of $900,000 from Henry Coil was made to the UC Riverside Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts in Downtown Riverside. Coil, a Riverside native, has been a longtime philanthropist and...

Former chancellor resigns over fracking scandal

Raymond L. Orbach, director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin and former UCR chancellor, and geosciences professor Charles “Chip” Groat, have both resigned in the wake of a controversial...

Campus welcomes Chancellor Conoley

The sounds of Scottish bagpipes issued a warm Highlander welcome to UCR’s newest chancellor, Jane Close Conoley, as she took the stage at her welcome reception on Jan. 11. Held in the University Theater,...

Proposed state budget increases UC funding

Gov. Brown’s initial budget provides a modest consideration of higher education, but future tuition increases still loom. Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed state budget for 2013-2014 on Jan. 10., which includes an increase of...