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College bribery scandal reveals unsurprising rift in admission process

The U.S. Department of Justice faced a record breaking scandal when it was revealed on March 12 that at least 50 people were being...

Bourns College of Engineering deranked from U.S. News and World Report’s...

On Feb. 7, 2019 the U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) released an update on which previously ranked colleges for the 2019 year are...

UCR study shows home and rent pricing affected by presence of...

The findings of a UCR research study were published last Jan. 31, which discovered that colleges and hospitals will raise and drop housing price...

UCR students and faculty send letter to Chancellor Wilcox urging preservation...

On Jan. 17, Aram Ayra, a recent UCR graduate and a project policy analyst on campus, was joined by over 100 faculty and academic...

UCR professor presents an optimistic forecast for the future of higher...

In an article titled “Is this the Golden Age for Higher Education?” recently published in the Chronicle for Higher Education, Dr. Stephen Brint, a...

Making friends or acquaintances in college

I think everyone can agree that making friends anywhere is relatively difficult. It’s just easier for some people to put themselves out there than...

BCOE receives $750,000 grant to increase number of STEM transfer students

The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) at UCR recently received a $750,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to increase...

In the name of diversity – except Asian-Americans

  In an effort to further combat college applicant processing based on race, the Trump administration is investigating Yale University, which has received accusations of...

Why a lack of mental health awareness in college can lead...

  By: Michael Rios Editor's note: Michael Rios is a UCR alumnus and former Highlander editor. Sometime during my third year at UCR, I gave up...

Police investigating UCR student’s death as possible result of hazing

20 year-old UCR student Tyler Hilliard died on Sept. 15 after collapsing during a fraternity outing to Mt. Rubidoux. Hilliard was a pledge of...