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UCR’s Department of Physics and Astronomy accepted into the American Physical Society Inclusion, Diversity...

UCR’s Department of Physics and Astronomy has been accepted into the American Physical Society's Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA). The American Physical Society is a nonprofit organization that strives to advance the knowledge...

The Highlander Newspaper California proposition guide

This November, California voters will decide on 12 statewide ballot propositions ranging from changes to the criminal justice system and property tax rules to the reinstatement of affirmative action. In the midst of a...

UCR’s Civic Engagement Coalition tackles voting rights

ASUCR’s Civic Engagement Coalition hosted its first free information session on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Titled “Our Power, Our Vote,” the webinar aimed to educate students about voting rights, especially as it pertains to the...

Riverside mayoral candidates debate over issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and...

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 the UCR School of Public Policy hosted a town hall between Riverside mayoral candidates Patricia Lock Dawson and Andy Melendrez. The event was hosted in collaboration with ASUCR, the UCR...

News in Brief: UCR to remain online through winter quarter

All UCR students and faculty received a winter quarter email update from Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox and Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Thomas Smith on Friday, Oct. 23. Within the email, Wilcox and...

Senate passes resolution advocating to make election day a school holiday

On Wednesday, Oct. 21 ASUCR held their first state of the association meeting of the quarter. In state of the association meetings, the executive cabinet (ECAB) shares their updates with the senate and gives...

UCR ranks No. 1 in social mobility for the second year in a row

Each year, the U.S. News and World Report publishes a list of college rankings within the United States. For the year 2021, UCR has, once again, placed first as a top performer in the...

UCR students talk voting in the upcoming election

Voting season is now in full swing, and those registered to vote in California should have received, or will soon be receiving, their mail-in ballots. The official election day and deadline to vote in...

The Barn closes temporarily after a member of staff tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement released on Oct. 16, David Henry, executive director of UCR Housing, Dining & Hospitality Services announced that a member of The Barn staff has tested positive for COVID-19. Henry stated that...

ASUCR holds special election to fill Transfer and Non-Traditional Director vacancy

The ASUCR senate elected a new transfer and non-traditional director on Wednesday, Oct. 14, after Ramses Cuadros, previous director, resigned in the summer after only holding office for a few months. Five candidates: Blythe...