Bobcat Kitten Spotted Roaming UCR Botanic GardensA bobcat kitten was spotted exploring the gardens this week, walking carefully over leaves and branches as it approached a staffer who was recording video of the wildcat.
UC Campuses Take Part In Smartphone Tracing Pilot Program To Limit Spread Of COVID-19Starting Monday, students and staff at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, UC Berkeley and UC Davis will be encouraged to opt into an app that uses Bluetooth to monitor who they come in contact with.
UC Riverside's On-Campus Coronavirus Testing Lab Processing 400 Samples A DayUC Riverside’s tests currently use saliva samples, and results are delivered in 24 hours. University officials say the quicker turnaround will help isolate infected students faster, and reduce the chance of a campus outbreak.
Parents File Wrongful Death Lawsuit After Son Dies In UC Riverside Fraternity Hazing IncidentThe parents of a UC Riverside fraternity member and their attorneys will announce a wrongful death lawsuit against Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The lawsuit alleges that Tyler Hilliard died during a fraternity hazing incident by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. at UC Riverside on Sept. 18, 2018.
1 Arrested In Snapchat Threat Against UC RiversideAuthorities were alerted to the threat posted on Snapchat just after midnight. The message on a black screen claimed the poster would “shoot up UC Riverside” Friday and would be the first black school shooter in history.
Student Pledging UC Riverside Fraternity DiesA devastated family wants to know if hazing led to the death of their son who was pledging a fraternity at UC Riverside. Police are waiting for the results of the autopsy.
UC Riverside Student Arrested On Campus Rape ChargesPolice said the 27-year-old suspect sexually assaulted a woman he met through a social media app.
Quiz From UCR Philosophy Professor Determines If You Are A JerkWondering if you’re a jerk? A UC Riverside philosophy professor has come up with a way to determine your “jerkitude.”
Police Investigating Vandalism At UC Riverside As Hate CrimeVandals defaced photos of women of color, rummaged through mailboxes and tore down an image of the Palestinian flag, according to the university.
Man Arrested for Allegedly Receiving Puzzle Box Containing Ecstasy Pills from HollandThe box contained more than 1,000 ecstasy pills from the Netherlands, police say.
Full Moon To Grace Christmas Sky For First Time Since 1977If you plan on staying up all night on Christmas Eve drinking eggnog, go outside and gaze into the sky. You will see a lunar rarity before dawn on Christmas day, a UC Riverside astronomer said.
Giant Asteroid To Fly Pass Earth, Full Moon To Appear On ChristmasThe moon is expected to reach full phase at 3:11 a.m. Friday.
UC Riverside Cancels Annual Music Festival, Citing El Nino ConcernsUC Riverside has decided to cancel its annual Heat music festival in March, claiming the threat of the largest El Nino event on record will make it too difficult to plan and produce the show.
Study: Inland Ventura, Oxnard Area Vulnerable To Earthquake-Generated TsunamiInland areas of Ventura and Oxnard could be vulnerable to the effects of an earthquake-generated tsunami, according to computer models from seismologists at University of California, Riverside.
Cathedral City Man Ordered To Stand Trial In 2014 Abduction Of UC Riverside Student A judge ruled on Wednesday for a 31-year-old man to stand trial in connection with the abduction of a University of California, Riverside student.