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  1. Writer and Political Activist Chris Abani 'Stories of Struggle,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    "In Stories of Struggle, Stories of Hope: Art, Politics and Human Right"s, writer and political activist Chris Abani examines the role of art and literature in defending human rights and democracy. Mixing the personal and the political in a talk that is both serious and witty, he reminds us of our common humanity.

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  2. Richard 'Dick' Perry dies at 85; former USC athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Richard "Dick" Perry, USC's athletic director from 1975 to 1984, died Sunday in Riverside. He was 85. After resigning from USC, Perry went on to become UC Riverside's athletic director.

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  3. Jim AlexanderALEXANDER: Dick Perry helped transform UCR athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... who had been USC's athletic director for nine seasons and 20 national championships, was imported to consult UC Riverside on its exploration of a potential move to Division I. That ambition was premature, but Perry wound up serving six years as ...

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  4. Cassie MacDuffEluding LAWA-ONT fray: OK for FAARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... of the passengers it was built to handle (45 percent down in 2013 from 2007 numbers). Before he spoke to UC Riverside students Friday evening, Huerta met with me and two other journalists for a brief interview. I asked him whether FAA is concerned ...

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  5. solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Thursday's partial eclipse will be visible in all parts of the country except for Hawaii and New England, and coverage ranges from 12 percent in Florida to nearly 70 percent in Alaska. Credit: Thinkstock.com The moon will pass in front of the sun on Thursday, producing a partial solar eclipse that, weather-permitting, will be visible in most parts of the United States sometime around sunset, NASA officials have announced .

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  6. Gauchos Drop Pair of HeartbreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Daily Nexus

    The UCSB women's soccer team is heading home winless after losing back-to-back conference road games this weekend. The Gauchos fell to UC Riverside on Friday by a score of 3-2 before dropping a close one to UC Irvine on Sunday by a score of 2-1.

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  7. USU golf: Utah State concludes fall season at Cal State Northridge InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine, St. John's, Sacramento State, San Diego, Santa Clara, Southern Utah, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, USC, Washington State, Weber State and host CS Northridge. Scheduled to compete for the Aggies are seniors ...

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  8. Gecko Locomotion: What Goes Up Must Come DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: On the underside of a gecko's toes are 'setae,' millions of very fine hair-like structures, which provide increased surface area and close contact between the foot and the surface on which it rests. Credit: Emily Kane, UC Riverside Found in warm regions of the world, geckos are extremely capable of climbing up steep, smooth surfaces.

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  9. College Roundup: OCC falls to PalomarRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Daily Pilot

    ... and sophomore teammate Isaiah Thompson was fifth to help the Anteaters finish fourth at a team on Saturday at UC Riverside . Tebbe ran the 6,000-meter course in 17 minutes, 51.8 seconds, while Thompson's time was 18:03.7. Nolan Del Valle (21st in ...

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  10. Government subsidies to private universities Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | SFGate

    ... By contrast, 59 percent of students at the University of Texas at El Paso receive Pell Grants, 53 percent at UC Riverside, and 33 percent at UC Berkeley. Moreover, because public universities have many more students than elite private universities, ...

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  11. RiversideRIVERSIDE: UCR basketball players help childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    UC Riverside women's basketball player Akilah Martin reads to Joseph Renteria. Team members volunteered at Operation School Bell at Assistance League of Riverside on Sept.

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  12. UCD roundup: Big crowd seed Aggies nip GuachosRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    ... second-team honors, respectively, Fipps and Doherty joined CSUN's Ashlee Guay, Cal Poly's Ariana Elegado and UC Riverside's Brittany Crain on the preseason all-conference first team. Fipps was named to the All-Big West first team after each of the ...

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  13. Jim AlexanderALEXANDER: UCR's coach has found his comfort zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    The distance between the head coach's seat and the lead assistant's seat may be only inches, but it can also be the widest, most yawning gap in basketball. YetA as UC Riverside coach Dennis Cutts can attest, over time that psychic distance narrows.

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  14. FAA chief urges a quick resolution in Ontario airport disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | San Bernardino County Sun

    RIVERSIDE >> Michael Huerta, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration, said he cannot intervene in the L.A./Ontario International Airport dispute, but would like to see both sides come to a quick resolution. Speaking to members of the media late Friday afternoon before a seminar at UC Riverside, he addressed Ontario's effort to wrest control of ONT from Los Angeles.

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  15. Random ArticleRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Inland Empire Weekly

    ... s at least give a voice to the children who suffer daily. (Matthew Evans) at the Matinee/ARTS Studio Theatre at UC Riverside, (951) 827-4331; www.theatre.ucr.edu. Thurs., Feb. 1 thru Saturday, 8 p.m. $10-$14 (also Sat. at 2:30 p.m.; all seats $10).

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  16. Gauchos' Unbeaten Streak Comes to an EndRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Daily Nexus

    Despite going 2-0 against a pair of Big West powerhouses last weekend, the UCSB men's soccer team couldn't keep its hot start going as it lost 2-0 to Cal State Fullerton on Thursday before drawing 1-1 with UC Riverside on Saturday. The winless weekend moves the Gauchos into a three-way tie for first place in the North Division at 6-4-2 overall and 2-1-1 Big West.

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  17. Hit Man to Las Vegas Rabbi in 'Gangsterland'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Forward

    David Cohen's the new rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Las Vegas. He's a learned guy who drops pearls of Torah wisdom for admiring congregants.

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  18. Viewpoints: It takes more than gadgets for girls to get interested in science and mathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A decade ago, Harvard University President Larry Summers found out exactly how politically incorrect it is to compare the natural aptitudes of women and men when it comes to mathematics and science. Trying to provoke a debate, he dared to reference statistics that say "there are innate differences in men and women, which account for more men ending up at the top echelons of mathematics and science aptitude."

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  19. Sting in Melbourne United's NBL debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Age

    ... of a lot better by the time this thing is said and done," Fearne said. Melbourne United also handed a debut to UC Riverside graduate Chris Patton, the older brother of AFL player Jonathon Patton, in the final term. Melbourne United plays Cairns ...

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  20. RiversideRIVERSIDE: Look whose talking at TEDxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Press-Enterprise

    TEDx Riverside takes place Thursday at the Fox Performing Arts Center with a roster of high achievers that includes a Nobel laureate, a Pulitzer Prize winner and an NFL football player. Nobel-winning chemist Richard Shrock and Pulitzer-winning cartoonist Steve Breen went to UC Riverside, and former San Francisco 49ers defensive back Kermit Alexander lives here.

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