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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Riverside community responds with protests to Trump victory

Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election Tuesday (Nov. 8) evening has triggered responses from both the UC Riverside and local Riverside community altogether. Following Trump's acceptance speech late Tuesday evening, a crowd of nearly 300...

Libertarian commentator Julie Borowski offers an “alternative viewpoint” at UCR

At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in HUB 355, the UCR chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) hosted Libertarian commentator and YouTube star Julie Borowski to discuss political correctness, campus free speech...

Kamala Harris earns historic seat on U.S. senate

California voters made a historic vote on Tuesday, electing the state’s first new U.S. senator in 24 years and the first black politician to represent the state in the senate in electing State Atty....

Developing: UCR students protest Trump victory at Bell Tower

  A crowd of approximately 300 students gathered at UC Riverside’s Bell Tower around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 to protest Tuesday night’s election results that revealed Republican Donald Trump as the U.S. president elect....

Declaring Election Day a holiday is one of many ways to improve voting

Well, the elections are over at long last. Regardless of our various reactions to the outcome, we can’t ignore how millions were frustrated by the excruciatingly long lines they endured last Tuesday before they...

Iranian GSA hosts rally denouncing Trump’s immigration ban

At approximately 12 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, members of the UCR community convened in front of the steps of Rivera Library for a rally entitled, “No to Visa and Immigration Ban,” joining 52...

Mark Takano re-elected to U.S. House of Representatives

The incumbent for the 41st District Mark Takano has been re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Takano, a Democrat, won over challenger Doug Shepherd, a Republican. Takano was originally elected in 2012 to the...

Jose Medina re-elected to California Assembly

  The three-time incumbent of the 61st District of California Jose Medina was re-elected to the California Assembly. He defeated challenger Hector Diaz (R- Moreno Valley). Medina was initially elected to the Assembly in 2012 in the...

UCR faculty signs letter urging Trump to address climate change

In response to President Donald Trump’s recent statements and actions denying climate change, over 2,300 faculty members from public California universities have signed an open letter urging the president to “maintain and increase our...