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ASUCR Senate meeting update

Last week’s ASUCR meeting witnessed the passage of a newly revised ASUCR Elections Code. The three major revisions consist of setting a minimum number of six representatives in the elections committee, allowing the option...

UCR professor discusses implications of withdrawal from TPP

On Monday, Jan. 23, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). To greater understand the implications of this executive order, the Highlander sat down...

ASUCR passes bill to implement proper methods to report discrimination on campus

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, ASUCR held their second meeting of the quarter and passed a resolution detailing the implementation of new protocol meant to make the process of reporting discrimination on campus easier for...

ASUCR: New R’Feed committee to combat food insecurity

ASUCR held their fourth meeting of winter quarter commencing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31. The meeting primarily covered the approval of the bylaws for the R’Feed Committee, a project headed by CHASS...

GSA Pres. Ragan: GOP tax plan a “death blow” to students

Graduate students are panicked over a provision in the GOP tax plan — unveiled by House Republicans Thursday, Nov. 2 and approved by the House Ways and Means committee Thursday, Nov. 9 — that...

Highlander Newsroom 04/15/15

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss the ASUCR elections, talk about ways students can save water after California Governor Jerry Brown's drought announcement, and get excited over this year's Spring Splash lineup. Be...

Child Development Center mold forces families to evacuate

Fourteen families will be forced to find alternative child care after a mold infestation was discovered in the baseboards of the UCR Child Development Center (CDC) Building A. The building’s closure has also displaced...

UC strikes deal with university nurses and librarians

After months of negotiations, two contract settlements were finally reached last week between the UC and its employees. The first: a five-year contract with 350 university librarians that includes a new salary structure and...

ASUCR approves R’Gear allocation, approves nomination of new judicial council members, Deletion of We...

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, ASUCR held their sixth meeting of the quarter. During New Business, ASUCR President Julian Gonzalez presented his three nominees for the judicial council. The three students are: Cindy Gutierrez, who is...

UCR receives grants for expanding online research database

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the preservation and expansion of academic knowledge in literature and art, recently awarded a grant of $405,000 to UC Riverside’s Center for Bibliographical Studies...