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CSU delays tuition hikes for “super seniors”

Heeding pleas from Governor Jerry Brown and students across the state, California State University (CSU) trustees decided to delay their votes on proposed tuition hikes that would affect the system’s so-called “super seniors” or...

UC regents pass 2013-2014 fiscal budget, possible 6% tuition increase

In protest of future tuition increases, student demonstrators temporarily halted the UC Board of Regents meeting which took place from Nov.13-15—just one week after voters approved Proposition 30. Convening at the UCSF Mission Bay,...

Intellicenter-Riverside to host new UC Path Center

On Nov 5. it was announced that the UC Path Center, the University of California’s consolidated payroll and human resources operations, will be established at an unoccupied three-story office building in the city of...

ASUCR Update: Senators approve ASPB’s 82 percent stipend increase

ASUCR held its weekly Senate meeting on Nov. 8 following Tuesday night’s decisive election results. At the forefront of discussion was the successful passage of Proposition 30 and collaborative efforts for voter registration. During...

UC student regents talk Prop 30 and the future of UC

With post-election fervor running high, UC student regents Jonathan Stein and Cinthia Flores held a presentation at the UCR on Nov.8. As part of a systemwide tour, the student regents met students and discussed...

Red-haired individuals prone to melanoma without sunlight exposure, UCR chemists find

Chemists at UCR have found that red-haired, fair-skinned individuals contain a skin pigment that may in itself cause the production of UV-independent melanoma. Through experimentation on strains of albino and red-haired mince, findings suggest...

244 high-efficiency toilets making a splash in Oban apartments

As one of many ongoing projects this year, the Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) program will replace 244 toilets in the OBAN Student Apartment Complex with new, high-efficiency models. The UCR Office of Housing,...

News In Brief

  UC Berkeley selects new chancellor Last March, Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau announced that he would step down as chancellor of UC Berkeley. After his announcement, an advisory committee consisting of UC faculty, students, regents, alumni...

Hurricane Sandy delays return of UCR Model UN team

From Oct. 29 to Nov. 1, delegates from the UCR Model United Nations (UN) team were stranded in Washington, D.C. due to Hurricane Sandy–a treacherous extratropical storm which plowed through the East Coast in...

UCR theatre professor named Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair

Professor of theatre Tiffany Ana López has been named the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair—a title named in honor of UCR’s first Latino chancellor. López shares a similar background to Rivera’s in that they are...