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‘Fue doloroso ver que mis papás no podían ir a su país’

La Opinion |
La Opinión, the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the country, interviews two students and Jennifer Nájera, associate professor and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies, regarding a study on how immigration policies are affecting UC students’ academic, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
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New study shows being in car 20 minutes or longer could raise serious health risks

ABC Denver |
A new UC Riverside study shows that commuters could be facing serious health risks from chemicals coming from inside their cars.
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Review: Forget Chinatown, Jake: Tod Goldberg’s ‘The Low Desert’ finds noir in L.A.'s far outskirts

The Los Angeles Times |
Review of creative writing Professor Tod Goldberg’s new story collection “The Low Desert," which takes place on the West Coast.
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Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast.

The New York Times |
Virologist Juliet Morrison describes an animal study supporting the idea that the vaccine ought to significantly reduce the chances that a vaccinated person might infect others.
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Program Helps Young People Who Could Be Eligible For DACA

NBC Los Angeles |
Jennifer Nájera, chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies, on how undocumented young people face a greater risk of suffering from depression and financial problems.
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Programa ayuda a jóvenes que podrían ser candidatos del DACA

Telemundo 52 |
Jennifer Nájera, associate professor and chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies was interviewed regarding a UC-wide study about immigration policies' effect on students’ academic, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
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Op-Ed: Is it possible to fix the UC’s system of haves and have-nots?

The Los Angeles Times |
UC Riverside and UC Merced are doing the lion’s share of the work in the UC system to serve racially and economically marginalized Californians, yet they have very modest endowments and their budgets are dependent on annual appropriations from the state.
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Need a Book With That Spider?

The New York Times |
Following a discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders in a University of Michigan library, spider expert Richard S. Vetter explains that fear of arachnids is often irrational, as spider-caused fatalities are exceedingly rare.