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RCC freshman impress in first meet

Edith Noriega | Sports editor Sept, 18, 2014 Women’s cross-country Tigers cross-country raced to the finish line completing third among community colleges and posed a 20th place finish at the 34th Annual UC Riverside Invitational Saturday Sept. 13. “The ladies ran well as a team,” said head coach Damien Smith. “I was excited to see […]

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Ferguson exhibits militarization of police force

Charles Wagner | Opinions Editor Sept. 18, 2014 August 9, 2014 will no doubt go down as yet another landmark moment, which has once again set racial injustice, and police brutality, back into the forefront of the national conversation putting on public display, the bubbling cauldron of frustration Unless you have been living under a […]

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Moon Festival leaves attendees in the dark

Shamir Aleem | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 The Riverside Chinese Moon Festival’s unannounced cancellation left families angered Sept. 7. The special event was scheduled to take place outdoors at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum Heritage House. RMM officials were forced to cancel the special event without rescheduling due to prospects of poor weather conditions. Many […]

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RCCD data breach exposes the Achilles heel of e-mail

Dominique Smith | Staff writer Sept. 18, 2014 On a routine afternoon, with sheer boredom fueling your movements you log into your Facebook page, you notice that you have a message from your friend John Doe, or Jane Doe, and in that message they ask “Hey is this you?” and what follows is a link that […]

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Takano champions PRO Students Act

Crystal Olmedo | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 A local congressman is pushing for stricter regulations on for-profit colleges and the fair treatment of their students. Rep.Mark Takano, D-Riverside, proposed legislation that will protect students from for-profit colleges and place stringent regulations on such institutions, fittingly named, the Protections and Regulations for Our Students Act, […]

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Drought still looms over Riverside area

Andrea Steward | Staff Writer Sept. 16, 2014 Water Conservation is in full effect. Businesses and homeowners are cutting back water usage by 20 percent or face hefty fines. Riverside is taking action to conserve water by all means necessary. According to the Western Municipal Water District, this is the third worst drought that California […]

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Tenure weighs down faculty with part-time staff

Teacher tenure was created with the intent to protect instructors who hold minority opinions or beliefs, but in practice it produces an elite sect of instructors with greater job security and broader intellectual rights than people in comparable part-time positions. Firing a tenured instructor is like pressing charges on a criminal offender. To fire an […]

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ASRCC plans for Fall Semester

Photo by Jesus Rios | Staff Photographer Article by Lawrence Manns | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 One of the challenges that comes with being the president of a community college’s student body is the constant indifference of the students. Often, all the students want to do is come, get their degree and leave, caring […]

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Conkerite calls on the community to make Back to the Grind ADA accessible

Photos and Article by Michael Isberto | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 When small independent coffee shops flourish, they can be the gems of a city. Back to the Grind has thrived as one of the premiere coffee shops Riverside for the past 18 years in the heart of the city’s historic downtown area. Operating out […]

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RCC City Grill fires up prices for the fall semester

Photos by Jaishon Johnson | Staff Photographer Article by Raziel Muniz | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 The fall semester has begun and with the end of summer heat seemingly nowhere in sight, Riverside City College welcomes not only the highest temperatures of the year, but also the highest prices for food and refreshments at the City Grill. Hot […]

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