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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

UC regents hold meeting, disrupted by protesters

The presentation of a system-wide diversity report, analysis of alternative revenue sources and an evaluation of Governor Brown’s proposed budget were among the most significant topics reviewed by the UC regents during their meetings...

Wednesday protests

Peaceful rallies and public speeches defined the majority of UC Riverside’s campus activities during the first day of the UC Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. ASUCR activities at the Bell Tower...

UC system to ban smoking on all campuses

The University of California has decided to ban all forms of smoking and tobacco products throughout its campuses. The policy was recently announced earlier this month and will gradually take effect over the next...

Thursday Protests

Hundreds of protesters organized by the Occupy movement, Free UCR Alliance, Associated Students of UC Riverside (ASUCR) and other groups gathered for two days of demonstrations during the UC Board of Regents meetings held...

UCSF study focuses on Marijuana

A 20-year study conducted by scientists from UC San Francisco and the University of Alabama at Birmingham has concluded that the occasional usage of marijuana is not associated with lung damage. The study, which compared...

$20,000 grant for YOK Center

A $20,000 grant from the Korean Foundation was awarded to UC Riverside’s Young Oak Kim (YOK) Center for Korean American Studies in support of the conference, “Confronting Sa-I-Gu: 20 Years After Koreatown Burned.” The...

UC official acknowledges likelihood of tuition increases

During a special budget teleconference held Jan. 11, top UC official Patrick Lenz revealed that the university does not envision any end to tuition increases in the near future. Lenz, who serves as the...

ASUCR update

A discussion of ASUCR’s “Taking a Stand” agenda and an apology regarding December’s protest guidelines dominated the content of ASUCR’s first senate meeting of the quarter.Jim Sandoval, vice chancellor for student affairs, began the...

Soda tax could save 26,000 lives over a decade and generate $13 billion in...

It’s possible a nationwide penny-per-ounce tax on sweetened drinks could prevent an estimated 26,000 deaths, 2.4 million cases of diabetes, 95,000 coronary heart events and 8,000 strokes over the next decade, according to a...