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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Opposition group attempts to repeal state transgender act

Opponents of AB 1266 are gearing up to repeal the state law regarding transgender students, — planned for implementation in Jan. 2014 — which will allow K-12 students to participate in athletic programs and...

Proposition 64: Riverside anticipates effects of legalization

As of Jan. 1, 2018, California Proposition 64 went into effect, making California the fourth state to legalize the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. The decision is expected to particularly affect college campuses,...

AFSCME bargaining still deadlocked, UC Patient Care Technical workers vote to strike

According to a press release from Friday, Oct. 12, “AFSCME Local 3299, announced ... that the University’s Patient Care Technical workers will be staging a 3-day walkout from Oct. 23-25 at all UC Medical...

UCR and UCI psychologists develop intelligence test

Psychologists at UC Riverside and UC Irvine have developed the University of California Matrix Reasoning Task (UCMRT), which is being touted as an efficient alternative to the Advanced Progressive Matrices (APM), both of which...

School of Medicine seeks to improve Riverside’s health

After a decade of struggle and anticipation, UCR’s School of Medicine welcomed its first class of 50 students during its white coat ceremony on Aug. 9. The event was a momentous one, with faculty...

Two, including one student, arrested in attempted pharmacy burglary

Two suspects, one of whom is a UCR student, have been arrested in an attempted robbery at Student Health Services. At around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, the two individuals entered Student Health Services....

A Closer Look: Why the Culinary Chameleon never changed its color

Back in February 2012, the 32-foot Culinary Chameleon food truck was unveiled, receiving mostly positive feedback from the student population. For many students, the truck provided another alternative to grab a quick bite to eat...

UC to reduce water usage amid drought emergency

In light of Gov. Brown’s recent drought emergency proclamation, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) announced its goal to reduce water use per capita across the UC by 20 percent by the year...

Gov. Brown rejects $100 million for UCs, CSUs

On Sept. 27, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a part of a proposed budget that would have granted $50 million each to the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems. The budget...

UCR enrolls and graduates more Pell Grant recipients than any other major university

A recent study of federal data has revealed that UC Riverside students receive more Pell Grant aid than their counterparts at any other major public institution. This report, titled The Pell Divide: How Four-Year...