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ASUCR revises two chapters in bylaws

The eighth ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter started at 6:37 p.m. on May 22. Elections Director Laura Pullen submitted new revisions for the chapter seven bylaw regarding the elections code. Pullen’s motive for revision...

UCR celebrates official grand opening of Wellness Express Vending Machine

On May 24, Planned Parenthood Generation Action (PPGA) organized a special event for the grand opening of the Wellness Express Convenient Contraceptive and More. The safe-sex vending machine was installed in the Student Recreation...

Emerbee’s, a new cafe on campus, is set to open in spring 2019

Emerbee’s, a new dining facility, is set to open on campus tentatively the week of June 3, however, the opening date is not yet confirmed. In an interview with the Highlander, Benjamin Eisenstein, the marketing...

Cortez Basic Aid and Needs Referendum takes center stage at ASUCR Senate meeting

On May 15, the seventh ASUCR Senate meeting of the quarter was called to order at 6:33 p.m. During senator reports, President Pro Tempore and CHASS Senator Julian Gonzalez addressed the recent shooting threat directed...

UCR Provost appointed UC Santa Cruz Chancellor

After 14 years working at UCR, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Cynthia Larive was appointed as chancellor of the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) by the University of California Office of the President...

ASUCR hosts first free ramen and study lounge session

On May 16, ASUCR hosted a new study session program for all students called “Use Your Noodle.” The study session lasted from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in HUB 367. The program gave out...

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...