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Op-Ed: Dropping the SATs could make UC admissions more biased

Los Angeles Times |
UCR Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox writes about a recent recommendation by a UC faculty task force to keep the SAT and ACT in UC admissions.
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In the Noah’s Ark of citrus, caretakers try to stave off a fruit apocalypse

Los Angeles Times |
Los Angeles Times writer Gustavo Arellano spotlights the efforts of UCR's 113-year-old Givaudan Citrus Variety Collection in preserving California's citrus industry. 
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The America We Want to Be

The Nation |
In an op-ed, creative writing professor Laila Lalami discusses new legislation that prohibits immigration to the U.S. from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania.
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Sing a new song unto the Lord: the transgender, nonbinary Rev. Kori Pacyniak

The San Diego Union-Tribune |
The San Diego Union-Tribune profiles Kori Pacyniak, the first transgender, nonbinary priest in the Roman Catholic Womenpriests movement and a UCR doctoral student in religious studies.
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Are ‘Near-Death Experiences’ Real?

The New York Times |
In an op-ed, John Martin Fischer, a distinguished professor of philosophy, shares his research on near-death experiences and how they could suggest "the possibility of dying well."
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Will There Be a Super Bloom in 2020? Probably Not

Los Angeles Magazine |
Exequiel Ezcurra, a professor of ecology, discusses the likelihood of a Southern California super bloom in spring 2020. 
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Locust swarms as big as cities are causing a crisis in Africa as experts warn they could get 400 times bigger

Newsweek |
Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist at UCR’s Entomology Research Museum, comments on the effects of severe infestations of desert locusts in parts of Africa. 
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A Growing Passion: Beneficial Insects

KPBS |
Mark Hoddle, director of UCR's Center for Invasive Species Research, appears in a KPBS TV segment about the "good bugs" that prey on insects that carry deadly citrus greening disease.