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UC admits record number of students

Out of the record 183,272 students who applied to the University of California this past year, 86,865 students have been offered admission to the UC for fall 2014, according to UCOP. The record number...

Mass shooting near UC Santa Barbara leaves seven dead

Seven people were killed, including at least six UC Santa Barbara students, and 13 were wounded last Friday, May 23, during a shooting spree in the Isla Vista community near the university. “I am shocked...

New coordinator to aid undocumented students

In an effort to reach out to undocumented students at UCR, the campus is establishing a position for a full-time coordinator to help provide counseling, financial aid advising and overall support to undocumented students. “This...

$350,000 spent to build largest UC solar farm

An opening ceremony was held last Thursday to celebrate the grand opening of UCR’s solar farm, the largest of its kind in the UC system. Located near the UCR community garden behind Lot 30,...

UCR alum begins path to ‘American Idol’ stardom

It was only two years ago when Peter “Rocky” Ajoku performed during UCR’s Homecoming Week and now the former Highlander is performing on the nationwide singing competition “American Idol.” Billboards, including one featuring Ajoku,...

Two armed robberies strike near UCR

Two crimes occurred within two days near UCR last week. UCPD has yet to determine whether the crimes are connected to one another and are currently investigating both incidents. Located near the intersection of Canyon...

UCR researchers help design the next generation of batteries

UCR researchers have made strides in preparing a battery with 10 times more power than conventional batteries for commercialization. The research team has found a way to combat the lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery’s short lifespan,...

On-campus robbery sparks creation of safety committee

A campus committee on safety has been proposed after a student was injured in an attempted armed robbery near the Arts Building on Monday, April 13. At around 8:20 p.m., a student was walking toward...

ASUCR: Election conflicts embroil senate

Last Wednesday’s more than six-hour-long ASUCR senate meeting was rife with controversy as spectators overflowing from the room expressed both support for and opposition to recent actions taken by ASUCR, including the initial disqualification...

Administration allegedly intervened in elections

The new ASUCR elected senate held a public meeting regarding the appointment of the vice president of finance and president pro-tempore, with the votes being made through a closed ballot. In addition, issues regarding...