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School District Program to Support Parents and Students

Vickie Vertiz The Riverside Unified School District is opening a series of classes for parents to help their children succeed in school at a new parenting center. According to The…

Tacos and unity poems to end violence mark end of laureate tenure

Tacos and unity poems to end violence mark end of laureate tenure

by Vickie Vértiz At UC Riverside on Thursday, October 9, on a warm, but not scorching afternoon, Professor Juan Felipe Herrera celebrated the end of his tenure as California Poet…

UCR ahead of colleges in first-generation success

UCR ahead of colleges in first-generation success

by Vickie Vértiz UC Riverside was named along with ten other public research universities and six national foundations in the University Innovation Alliance, which shares best-practices in college success programs…

Riverside County Superintendent of Schools seeking to honor veterans with missing high school diplomas at Operation Recognition on November 12

They answered the call of duty and served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. While they served, some missed out on completing high school. Riverside County…

Gender Inequality? University committees take up too time for female professors

Gender Inequality? University committees take up too time for female professors

by Vickie Vértiz University of California, Riverside sociologist Karen Pyke released findings that prove female professors are asked to serve on university committees in such disproportionately higher numbers than male…

Audiojack: A breakthrough in education which takes our imagination to another level

Audiojack: A breakthrough in education which takes our imagination to another level

By Jennifer Schlueter When my friend invited me to an event at the Sonos Studio in LA to experience a sound movie, I didn’t know what to expect. After some…

Three Riverside County students earn awards at National History Day

At the 2014 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest, seven students from Riverside County competed with nearly 3,000 students from across the United States this week with three students…

Free lunch programs for youth 18 and under kick-off in Riverside

Free lunch programs for youth 18 and under kick-off in Riverside

by Vickie Vértiz Last Wednesday the City of Riverside celebrated Summerfest to kick off the Picnics in the Park at Don Lorenzi Park. The Summer Food Service Program offers free…