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ASUCR Outreach director position will now fall under VP of Finance

The Outreach Director, the ASUCR position responsible for coordinating UCR’s outreach efforts to students and the community, will be absorbed by the Finance Committee. According to Carolyn Chang, the current Outreach Director, the move...

ASUCR Parliamentarian dismissed, circumstances unclear

ASUCR’s Parliamentarian Jose Rodriguez, who joined the organization this academic year and was responsible for advising the senate on proper procedure (i.e. Robert’s Rules of Order) and on following the bylaws correctly, was dismissed...

“Fun Fact Friday Initiative” passed despite pushback by ASUCR’s Marketing Committee, CNAS senator vacancy...

ASUCR held its eighth meeting of the quarter last Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 6:40 p.m. This was a “State of the Association” meeting, where all ASUCR officers attend in order to report on the...

Middle Eastern Student Center unable to move into Costo Hall due to lack of...

The Middle Eastern Student Center (MESC) at UCR, located in HUB 377, attempted to move into Costo Hall with the rest of the Costo Hall programs but they have been unable to do so...

Survey finds trend of students wanting to transfer out of UCR

At the beginning of the Winter 2019 quarter, the Student Voice Committee (SVC) conducted a survey regarding UCR student interest in transferring or leaving UCR; 281 student responses highlighted an interest in leaving or...

Constituent Engagement’s 2019 Virtual Career Series bolsters alumni career opportunities

On Feb. 14, 2019 the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) hosted their second installation of the 2019 Virtual Career Series as directed by the office’s Constituent Engagement branch. The online seminar,...

UCR study indicates romantic partners help alter attitude on negative situations

According to a recent UCR study, our partners and spouses could be the key to having a more positive outlook on a situation. The study, “Interpersonal positive reframing in the daily lives of couples...

Senator Roth and UC student activists team up to promote revised Cal Grant program

District 31 State Senator Richard Roth recently introduced Senate Bill 461 which would expand the current Cal Grant program to encompass two additional summer terms of up to nine units of course credits. The...

UCR researchers help discover evience of moving organisms from 2.1 billion years ago

Published on Feb. 26, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, recent research finds evidence indicating that the first organism motility, or an organism with the...

WELL Director & R’Pantry Coordinator discuss food insecurity at UCR

Recent ASUCR senate resolutions, UCR student studies and proposed referendums have called attention to the prevalence of food insecurity at UCR. In 2015, the Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI), a UC research group which studies...