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Highlander Special Report: Trump’s election triggers unrest in Riverside community

Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election Tuesday evening (Nov. 8) triggered immediate responses from within both the UC Riverside and local Riverside community. Students and community leaders began mobilizing just hours after and...

Professor Joseph Kahne sheds light on fake news and media literacy

In recent news, pundits have been discussing fake news and its impact on the election. President Trump’s former campaign manager, now counselor to the president, Kellyanne Conway, has famously deemed fake news as “alternative...

Richard Roth returns to seat on California senate

Incumbent Richard Roth (D-Riverside) has won a seat on the California senate as a representative of Riverside County’s 31st District, with a victory over Richard Brent Reed (R-Riverside). As part of his campaign to improve California’s...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...