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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Student action group campaigns for SB 24

On April 3, the Senate Health Committee approved the SB 24 bill after it was approved by the Senate Higher Education Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee. This bill, which is also known as...

UCR developing plan to distribute excess food from residential halls

A plan to transfer excess food from residential halls to a student community kitchen is in development at UCR. According to Wellness Coordinator Audrey Michelle Lim, untouched food from residential halls will be repackaged...

UCR ranked 27 on Forbes list of best valued universities in the US

On April 24, UCR ranked 27 on Forbes’ list of the best value universities in the U.S. Last year,  UCR ranked 64. The list consists of public and private universities (excluding military institutions) that...

ASUCR Judicial branch rules that no candidates will be disqualified due to campaign violations

On May 8, the sixth ASUCR meeting of spring quarter occurred in HUB 221. The meeting was called to order at 6:34 p.m. During ex-officio reports, Peter Haddad, an associate justice from the ASUCR...

Fall 2019 classes move ten minutes earlier

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia K. Larive notified UCR students that Fall 2019 classes will begin and end ten minutes earlier in a May 7 email. In the campus-wide email, Larive stated that...

Reports show lower disparity between white and black graduation rates at UCR

According to a report by The Education Trust, a national nonprofit that advocates for students of color and low-income students, UCR has made significant gains at addressing the gaps in college completion rates of...

Shooting threat posted on Snapchat, UCPD arrests suspect

In a campus wide email, UCPD announced that at about 12:28 a.m. on May 10, they were notified of a shooting threat sent via Snapchat. The Snapchat appeared on a black screen and read,...

Several ASUCR candidates face potential disqualification over campaign violations

An ASUCR Judicial Council meeting was held on Friday, May 3 to hear appeals from then-candidates Julian Gonzalez, Lennin Kuri, Isaiah Kim and Luis Huerta in regard to alleged campaign violations which could potentially...

Students express disappointment with the distribution of Chick-fil-A as an incentive during elections week

The fifth ASUCR meeting of the quarter took place on May 1 and began at 6:35 p.m. During public forum multiple students from the LGBT Resource Center (LGBTRC) approached the podium to express their...

New “UCR-GUEST” WiFi released at UCR

UCR’s Information Technology Solutions (ITS) department released a new guest WiFi connection this past April named “UCR-GUEST.” The Highlander reached out to Rebecca Hutchins, the communication and assessment manager, for more information. “The preparation for...