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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

AFSCME strikes again after 20 months of bargaining with UC

At 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, Service workers from all 10 UC campuses joined Patient Care Technical workers in striking for safe staffing, wage increases, benefit protections, job security, racial equality and the...

BCOE receives $750,000 grant to increase number of STEM transfer students

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UCR recently received a $750,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to increase the number of STEM students who transfer from a community...

UCR researchers use DNA splicing to prevent Zika virus, dengue fever

On Oct. 1, 2018, Distinguished Professor of Entomology Alexander Raikhel and Lin Ling, a postdoctoral scholar at UCR, published their research on the genetic foundation for chemical receptors responsible for the growth, metabolism and...

CALPIRG and other student groups register over 1,000 students to vote

Student organizations at UCR have been employing several strategies to register students to vote, with the U.S. midterms approaching on Nov. 6, and the voter registration deadline having been Oct. 22 for the state...

ASUCR discusses university budget management, declares solidarity with AFSCME during strike

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, ASUCR held its fifth meeting of the quarter at 6:33 p.m. During the approval of the agenda, CHASS Senator Julian Gonzalez motioned to add Student Resolution (SR) F18003 to the agenda,...

UCOP Report identifies former Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs James Sandoval’s history of sexual...

James Sandoval, the former vice chancellor of student affairs who abruptly retired from UCR in Dec. 2017 shortly after being placed on administrative leave, has had an extensive pattern of sexual harassment exposed by...

ASUCR passes resolution to make Election Day a holiday

ASUCR is working on creating Student Democracy Day, a day aimed to institutionalize Midterm Election Day as an official school holiday of civic service, ensuring UCR students a day off on the day of...

Inland Empire Poverty Summit examines local economic hardship

The Inland Empire Poverty Summit was a conference held jointly by the UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty, a research program dedicated to understanding and combating regional poverty, and CalEITC4Me, a partnership...

2018 Midterm Elections Primer: California Propositions

Proposition 1: Proposition 1 authorizes $4 million in bonds to fund existing affordable housing programs, loans, grants and projects specifically for low-income residents, veterans, farmworkers, manufactured and mobile homes, infill and transit-oriented housing. The...

Ivan’s at Hinderaker reopens, offers expanded menu

On Monday, Oct. 15, Ivan’s at Hinderaker, once a walk-up window cafe in front of Hinderaker Hall, was reopened as a barista-style kiosk inside of the building. Ivan’s manager, Julie Ann Zeno, spoke with the...