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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...

An Ode of Positivity to the Graduating Class

When we begin a new chapter in life there is always trepidation about how we intend to fill all the new space. After all,...

R’Perspective: From humble beginnings to new challenges — reflecting on my...

College is the best way to humble someone. I found that out the hard way upon my arrival. I wasn’t dripping in arrogance or...

Why college campuses need “an antidote to chaos”

An increasing rarity in the tumultuous world of the late 2010s is the public intellectual. Following in the path of Noam Chomsky, Neil DeGrasse...

Online-only community colleges work, but only in theory

We have heard the horror stories: Students attend their local community college, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and planning to bolt after two years. Then, five years...

Evergreen State riots accomplished nothing but chaos, don’t let it spread

By: Andreas Rauch, SSW and Evan Ismail, SSW “There is a huge difference between a group or coalition deciding to voluntarily absent themselves from a...