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Riverside resident caught in terrorist plot

A Riverside resident was one of four men charged with conspiracy to provide material support to Al-Qai’da and the Taliban in order to target American troops in Afghanistan on Nov. 26. Arifeen David Gojali, a...

Regents confirm appointment of UCR interim chancellor

The UC Board of Regents confirmed Jane Close Conoley, dean of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, as the acting chancellor of UC Riverside during a special meeting on Nov. 27. Effective Dec....

Community welcomes grand opening of R’Garden

An empty plot of land behind Lot 30 has blossomed into the beginning of a community garden known as R’Garden, thanks to the efforts made by the UCR student organizations Sustainable UCR and Cultivate...

Israeli-Palestinian conflict evokes discussion of free speech

Issue 10 Correction: The Arab Spring is a national movement in the Middle East that began on December 18, 2010. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in five major wars and minor conflicts. With red duct...

Anthem, UC Health form alliance to address state health care policy

The University of California Health announced the beginning of a new partnership with Anthem Blue Cross on Nov. 13. This new partnership, called the California Health Alliance, will address the development of health care...

News in Brief

Using Candy to Teach Science UCR chemist Kerry Hanson and a team of five graduate students visited Taft Elementary school in October, where students were taught the scientific method with a bag of assorted M&Ms. In...

UCSB dean selected as UCR interim chancellor

UC President Mark Yudof has selected Jane Close Conoley, dean of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, as the interim chancellor of UC Riverside on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Pending her approval by...

UCR entomologists use fruit flies to provide lift in olfactory research

A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside and Stanford University uncovered how different sensory neurons function in the olfactory system through Drosophila, a genus of small flies. “One of the biggest mysteries...

UCR vows to reduce food waste by five percent within one year

As a part of the Food Recovery Challenge, a program initiated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce as much food waste as possible, the University of California, Riverside has pledged...

The Digital World with Ryan Simon: Wii U

It has been six years since the Nintendo Wii was released to the public. Since the debut of what was arguably Nintendo’s most ambitious video game system yet, the game industry has changed in...