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CALPIRG begins “Affordable Textbook” campaign

On Thursday, Nov. 29, The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) at UCR launched their Affordable Textbooks Campaign. The campaign calls for increased affordability...

CALPIRG carries out “Save the Bees” campaign, lobbying to ban bee-killing...

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) at UCR tabled last Wednesday, Nov. 21, as part of the CALPIRG’s statewide “Save the Bees” campaign,...

“New Voter Project” by CALPIRG culminates into unprecedented student and youth...

California voted on midterm elections last Tuesday, Nov. 6, and the California Public Interest Group (CALPIRG) at UC Riverside worked to remind students to...

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...

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...

CALPIRG successfully lobbies for cleaner energy in California

Over the course of 2017, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), a student-led activist group that addresses issues such as “environmental (and) consumer...

“Save the Bees” campaign seeks to end pesticide use in California

The California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) will begin pledging for their statewide “Save the Bees” campaign next fall at UCR with the goal...

ASUCR seeks grant for Black Grad, discusses buying “sobriety journals”

Last Wednesday’s ASUCR meeting happened in the wake of an ASUCR elections season mired by low voter turnout. Here are some highlights:   Keep...

UCR CALPIRG launches Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

On Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) held Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an initiative focusing...

Senate members allegedly switch votes to defeat CA renewable energy bill

On Friday, Sept. 15, the Committee on Utilities and Energy deferred Senate Bill 100 (SB 100), which would have committed the State of California...