Month: September 2005

The ‘Fantasy’ continued

In 1998 what is arguably the greatest role-playing game was released onto the Sony Playstation. That game was Final Fantasy VII. The game revolutionized the way we look at games; by bringing cinematic cut scenes to help flesh out the story, and to make the player feel attached to each of the various characters in the game.

High tech center dedicated

The fall semester has set the tone of renovation for Riverside Community College, including the remodeling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Teaching and Learning facility formerly known to most RCC students as the Martin Luther King Jr. Library. The re-opening of the facility took place on Aug. 31, as well as a rededication of the facility itself, which was given by the staff and faculty of RCC.

Student government shakeup

When classes started this semester there was a change in student government. Mike Gasca was given a social suspension which effectively negates his position as vice president of the Associated Students of Riverside Community College. Gasca said he was called into Dean of Student Services Monica Delgidillo-Flores’ office Sept.

City of Heroes

In a city where evil lurks behind every corner, you can be a hero. This is the premise for the massively multiplayer online role playing game, or MMORPG, known as “City of Heroes”. Role playing games have never been my style; I’m more of a real time strategy game player.

Sign here for savings

“You will save money through us, look at all these options, just sign this three-year contract and you’re good to go.”  How many times have you heard these statements on campus while passing the tents and booths selling gym subscriptions near the Admissions Office? With solicitors at nearly every store front in the area, it might seem unnecessary to be hounded at a place of learning.