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Why Monterey Park, Half Moon Bay were — and weren’t — typical mass shootings

The Mercury News |
Professors Benjamin Newman and Dylan Rodríguez speak about the recent mass shootings in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay, and what makes them different.
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Eating just one freshwater fish is like drinking a month's worth of "forever chemical"–laced water

Salon |
An article on the prevalence of "forever chemicals" references a UCR study on how to filter them.
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Southern California life expectancy shows huge gaps based on race, gender, county

Orange County Register |
Richard Carpiano, a UCR sociologist and public health professor, says researchers have long known that there are substantial disparities in mortality rates and health outcomes reflecting the social status hierarchies in this country.
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Wesley, Houston Mallette talk about their special bond as a father-son duo

CBS Los Angeles |
Wes Mallette, UC Riverside director of intercollegiate athletics, and his son Houston, a star athlete at Pepperdine, share about their bond. 
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UC housing problem persists for graduate students

Cal Matters |
Gerry Bomotti, UCR vice chancellor of planning, budget and administration, says the campus housing experience prioritizes undergraduate students, especially freshmen and transfer students. Campus housing allows the UC to integrate undergraduates into university culture and life, which some studies say can lead to better academic outcomes for them.
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UC Riverside’s 46th Writers Week returns with live and virtual sessions in February

Los Angeles Daily News |
After two pandemic years with online programs only, Writers Week returns with a hybrid schedule this year. The late creative writing professor Mike Davis will receive a lifetime achievement award when the 46th annual Writers Week takes place at UCR, Feb. 13-17.
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California ERs report 1800% rise in pot-related visits for senior citizens

New York Post |
Asma Jafri, chair of family medicine at UCR, said she’s treated elderly patients who reported feeling extremely paranoid or agitated after smoking, vaping or ingesting marijuana. Others spoke incoherently or made unseemly statements, prompting immediate medical care, she said.
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There Is A New Vaccine For Bees, Which Matters For Us Too

KPCC Air Talk |
Hollis Woodard, associate professor of entomology and wild bee biologist, joined Larry Mantle to discuss a new vaccine for honey bees. It could help prevent American foulbrood disease, which is a bacterial disease that can spread quickly between hives.