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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Obama addresses affordability of college

President Obama has increasingly focused on higher education in recent remarks during college visits and in the State of the Union Address. Highlighted agenda items include a “Race to the Top” initiative to improve...

UCR students contribute most community service hours in UC system

UC Riverside undergraduate students volunteer an average of 3.5 hours per week, making it the highest rate among the ten UC campuses (average of 2.7 hours per week) according to data released by the...

Protesters host rally against police brutality

Students, faculty and members of the Occupy movement convened at the Bell Tower last Wednesday to protest the use of police force that occurred on campus during the UC regents meeting. The demonstration, which...

Dining Services debuts food truck on campus

This past week, UC Riverside Dining services introduced the 32-foot Culinary Chameleon food truck as the newest addition to campus dining. Dining services are hopeful that the truck’s versatile menu will draw a large...

Career attainment a top priority among students

Recent statistics by a UCLA poll have shown that more individuals are equating a bachelor’s degree as a necessary foundation for the most popular goal: the attainment of a better career. The nationwide survey titled,...

Former UCR trolleys now at UCLA

UC Los Angeles has obtained two UC Riverside trolleys whose services were discontinued last summer due to a lack of funding. UCLA Transportation now uses them to shuttle students from the De Neve turnaround...

UCR Around the World: York, United Kingdom

Name: Analise Gay Year: 3rd year Major: English Country: York, United Kingdom Area of Study: English Before leaving for the United Kingdom I told numerous friends that I thought I might cry when border officials finally stamped my passport....

Restaurant Review: Habanero’s

Finally. As a replacement for what used to be El Sol, the HUB's newest restaurant, Habanero’s, opened this week. The recent unveiling of the counter, which was masked mysteriously by a black tarp before...

ASUCR meeting update

Last week’s ASUCR meeting witnessed the passage of a UCI 11 resolution within weeks of the controversial incident’s two year anniversary.  The majority of the meeting, however, was centered on the public forum as...

Foreign wasp found in California

“Gonatocerus ater,” a wasp native to Europe, was recently found in Southern California by UC Riverside Entomologist Serguei Triapitsyn. This discovery prompted Triapitsyn to form a theory regarding the intercontinental movement of the wasp. “It...