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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

ASUCR elections see a rise in voter turnout

In light of continued COVID-19 closures and precautions, this year’s ASUCR elections were once again conducted entirely online. All students received a personalized ballot link via email, with polling hours opened from 8:00 a.m....

Despite the campus closure, campus construction projects at UCR continue to make headway

Though the campus closure has driven students home, UC Riverside has continued on many of its construction projects. There are currently eight active projects being built on campus: the Pierce Hall renovation, Student Success...

ASUCR continues to advocate for a safe campus reopening

On Wednesday, April 14, ASUCR held their first State of the Association meeting of the spring quarter, where members of the Executive Cabinet briefed the senate on updates that they have had over the...

UC Riverside launches Latino and Latin American Research Center focused on the changing demographics...

Latinos make up 38.3% of UCR’s population, making it the largest ethnic group at UCR with nearly 10,000 students and positioning it as one of the most diverse universities in the country.  Chicanos in the...

Fourth generation electronic cigarettes are just as harmful as older models

A new UCR study published in March of this year indicates that in spite of evolving differences in design aesthetics, fourth generation electronic cigarettes pod atomizers are actually similar to those from previous generations...

ASUCR to allocate $40,000 annually for student basic needs

ASUCR held their second meeting of the quarter on Wednesday, April 7. The senate approved two resolutions that will support UCR’s commitment to 100% clean energy and implement American Sign Language (ASL) and deaf...

UCR announces plan to host an in-person graduation ceremony for 2020 and 2021 graduates

COVID-19 information and guidelines regarding county tier assignments and vaccine eligibility are changing at a rapid rate. Last week, Riverside entered the orange tier of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy and opened up...

UCR breaks latest graduation rate records

According to Thomas Smith, interim executive vice chancellor and provost, in 2013 UCR began a concentrated effort to improve its graduation rates. Since then, the graduation rates have increased by 10%, totaling 76% for...

ASUCR 2021 candidates announced

On Wednesday, March 31, ASUCR held their first meeting of spring quarter where they discussed updates to the upcoming ASUCR Elections and passed a resolution advocating for a safe, in-person graduation ceremony. Elections Director Lama...

Career center faces pressure from students to uninvite CBP from career event

Tania Gonzalez and Carlos Alarcon had just wrapped up their first day of their last quarter at UCR when they heard the news that Customs and Border Patrol would be attending an event hosted...