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Pedestrian hit by UCPD vehicle, Redditors’ responses suggest laxity by officers

A Feb. 19 Reddit post on the subreddit r/ucr reported that, on Feb. 18, a young woman “appeared to be hit by a police SUV” in Lot 24, pointing out that that it happened...

Student loan debt burden not spread equally across UC campuses, according to UCSA research

A report compiled by the University of California Student Association (UCSA) and The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) states that student loan debt burden is spread unevenly amongst UC undergraduates. The research...

Research on citrus fruit provides insight into causes of tartness

While citrus fruits are generally known for their tartness and acidity, it was not known why this was until UCR researchers recently discovered the genetic cause for the flavor profile of fruits like lemons...

AFSCME patient care and technical workers set to strike this April

Following an unfair labor practice lawsuit filed against the UC system last week by Patient Care Technical workers, who are represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299,...

UCR Mobility Hub on track for Fall 2020 completion, final design revealed from A&E

This spring quarter, the “UCR Mobility Hub and Central Campus Linkages” project will break ground in the construction of a transit center dedicated for UCR commuters and RTA bus lines in an effort to...

UC to pay out more than $162,000 to student workers as a result of...

The UCPath system, which has been gradually spreading throughout the UC campuses, will pay out more than $162,000 in make-whole payments to student workers who, as a result of errors in the UCPath system,...

ASUCR passes feminine hygiene product accessibility, ex-parliamentarian addresses senate accountability

ASUCR’s last meeting of the winter quarter occurred Wednesday, March 6, and began at 6:38 p.m. The legislative assembly featured an ex-officio report by ASUCR President Semi Cole, followed by a public forum expose...

International Women’s Day celebrated with march on Chancellor’s office

International Women’s Day was this past Friday, March 8, and a group of students gathered at the UCR sign near the Bell Tower to hear speeches and then march to Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox’s...

University of California drops subscription to Elsevier, the world’s largest publisher of academic journals

The University of California has dropped its subscription to Elsevier, which is the world’s largest publisher of academic research journals. The main rationale behind this decision was due to the fact that academic publishing...

Bourns College of Engineering deranked from U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Engineering Schools”

On Feb. 7, 2019 the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) released an update on which previously ranked colleges for the 2019 year are now considered “Unranked,” due to misreporting of information by colleges....