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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Highlander Newsroom 10/22/14

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we prepare for the midterm wave, discuss the benefits of small businesses for Riverside, review the TEDxRiverside conference and debate the merits of pumpkin spice. Be sure to catch...

UCR grad student curates exhibition on Mesoamerican culture

On Friday evening, Feb. 2, the exhibition, “Uncovering Ancient Mexico: The Mystery of Tlatilco,” opened at the Riverside Art Museum. The exhibition was curated by Catharina E. Santasillia, a UCR Ph.D. candidate in the...

UCR School of Medicine bill passes in senate committee

Senate Bill 21, which requests $15 million in state funding for UCR’s School of Medicine, received unanimous, bipartisan accreditation at the Senate Education Committee last Wednesday, April 17. The bill is now being passed...

Georgia professor speaks about undocumented students at UCR

Last Thursday evening, Laura Emiko Soltis, a professor of human rights at Freedom University in Georgia, gave her keynote address to a full room at UC Riverside’s Center for Ideas and Society. Soltis kicked...

Immortality Project presents research to public

Lead researchers of The Immortality Project — a collaborative philosophical, scientific and theological project that seeks to explore questions relating to immortality — presented the outlines of their research to the public at the...

Suspect attacks police, arrested at A-I

Two police officers were called to Aberdeen-Inverness (A-I) Residence Hall at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 to investigate a “suspicious individual” who was acting strangely. The individual, described as an adult Asian male, arrived at...

News in Brief

Protests erupt in UCLA over blackface allegations Hundreds of protesters came out to UCLA on Thursday, Oct. 8 to protest the campus’ Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority for throwing a “Kanye Western”...

Highlander Newsroom 01/21/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we discuss UC President Janet Napolitano's proposal to tie coaches' bonuses to student-athletes' academic performance, ways to simplify the 108-question FAFSA, and ways to avoid paying for textbooks...

Divestment debates begin in ASUCR senate

During the special report portion of last Wednesday’s ASUCR senate meeting, a student representative gave a 15-minute presentation questioning the justice of a student-led divestment campaign that calls for the UC administration to cut...

Californians vote in historical primary election

In the primary elections that were held on Tuesday, June 7, Californians voted to determine the candidates for the presidential election, state representatives and the new state senator. According to the SF Gate, a...