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Students build upon a personal appreciation for Dr. Martin Luther King...

  To honor Martin Luther King Jr., the impactful civil rights activist who is credited for leading a nonviolent approach to gaining rights in the...

“Highlanders Against Hillary” protest against Democratic frontrunner speaking to UCR

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton brought her campaign to UCR on Tuesday, May 24 to promote her policies regarding education, wealth inequality and mental...

Social activists discuss civil rights and social media

Last Friday, social media activists met with students and faculty in INTN 1020 for a discussion called “Civil Rights in the Age of Social...

Freedom march questions ‘Are we living King’s Dream?’

A crowd of about 35 people attended the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March and Celebration on Jan. 17 to commemorate the life...

Why teaching kids how to interact with police will hurt both...

No one can adequately deny that there are often problems with police abuse of power, from intimidation to unlawful searches. In an attempt to...

UC Riverside students condemn mass incarceration

Highlanders and members of the Riverside community observed a national day of action against mass incarceration and police brutality during an ASUCR-led event on...

Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Peace Prize win highlights importance of women’s education

On Oct. 10, Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani women’s education activist, alongside Indian child’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. Yousafzai is...

CBU discrimination against transgender student

Being expelled from a university is serious business. Students can get expelled for academic dishonesty or failure to uphold a GPA above a 1.5....

Carlotta Walls LaNier discusses civil rights with UCR

Carlotta Walls LaNier was met with a standing ovation from a nearly full audience as she took to the podium to share her experience...

UCR theatre professor named Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair

Professor of theatre Tiffany Ana López has been named the Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair—a title named in honor of UCR’s first Latino chancellor. López...