Monday, May 20, 2024
The Associated Students of the University of California, Riverside (ASUCR) Senate voted Thursday to pass divestment legislation, a measure championed by dozens of organizations, clubs and student advocates on campus. This would restrict ASUCR funding by establishing a guideline for ethical spending to put pressure on the state of Israel and show support for those in Palestine. The legislation...
Since 1998, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has represented California’s 12th congressional district in the House of Representatives and is currently running for California’s open United States (US) Senate seat, formerly occupied by Senator Dianne Feinstein. Currently polling in fourth place at 9.1%, Congresswoman Lee, in anticipation of today’s (Tuesday, March 5, 2024) primary elections, held a rally in the Inland...
Violetta Aguilar-Wyrick was welcomed to the UCR Visitor and Alumni Center on Wednesday, Feb. 28. She presented “Como Los Monarcas: Building power to advocate and create a better opportunity.” The event featured an array of photos throughout Aguilar-Wyrick’s life from her high school graduation to her time advocating for healthcare rights at the State Capitol in Sacramento.  As the Principal...
Feeding the media mouth-fulls of scale-raising jaws, challenging the fear factor of caged adrenalin junkies and curbing the idea of a family beach day — sharks have gone beyond their marine domain as apex predators and deliver a presence in the realms of the media and academics. Their 450 million-year existence catalyzed the staggering number of species dominating the...
As the Inland Empire (IE) continues to experience population growth, the demand for qualified educators has reached a critical point, posing significant challenges for local schools. Assistant Dean and Director of Teacher Education, Dr. Frances Valdovinos, highlights the plans for newly acquired funding, awarded to the University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Education (SOE) to help remedy the...
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is currently undergoing two “transformative” projects which will provide hundreds of new beds of on-campus housing and thousands of square feet of classroom and administrative space. These projects, North District Phase 2 and the new School of Business building, hope to address both the academic and residential strains of increased enrollment through “modern”...
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The California (CA) Black Women’s Collective Empowerment Institute is currently in the middle of a tour across the state of CA, and recently stopped in the Inland Empire. The tour, entitled, “A Conversation for Black Women Tour - Building an Economic Action Plan” had a stop which took place Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at...
The fourteenth Associated Students of UCR (ASUCR) Senate meeting took place on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. All senators were present except for senators Ray Khan, Teesha Sreeram, Alex Lu, Leila Haidar, Natalie Trutalli, Grace Su, Anjana Narasimhan and President Pro Tempore (PPT) Abby Choy who were all excused. PPT Choy joined the meeting at 7:40 p.m. The meeting was...
The gender gap within science has been common through the years, but gender equality has always been a “core issue” for the United Nations (UN). According to the UN, there has been a substantial increase in participation of women and girls in science-related spaces; however, they are still underrepresented in the science and technology fields. To spread awareness of...
A record-breaking 94 candidates have filed for Associated Students of University California, Riverside (ASUCR) elections, according to Elections Director Alexandra Arias, more than doubling the previous record of 42. In the 13th ASUCR Senate meeting of the year, Elections Director Arias delivered updates and context regarding the upcoming elections, and efforts to improve upon last year’s “infamous” low turnout....