The RCC women’s water polo team will be advancing to the US Bank/ Commission on Athletics Championship after its victories in the Southern California Regional on Nov. 11-12. Riverside is ranked No. 1 in the state and will head into the championships with a record of 32-1.
Month: November 2005
Around the World: International Education Week, hosted by the International Club, featured musical and dance performances, a Karate Club demonstration, several booths and a Rice Cook-Off.
With the holiday seasons coming up this may be your chance to get that one big item on your wish list, one of the new gaming systems perhaps? Well, the only one coming out in time for the holidays is the Xbox 360, but is it worth buying or should you hold out for either the PS3 or the Nintendo Revolution? Here are the known stats and info on the next gen systems, to help you make the decision.
The RCC women’s soccer team displayed what it took to obtain a winning season during its game on Nov. 8. Riverside came out attacking and held a strong defense against Saddleback College. Though Riverside wasn’t able to hold the lead, the team showed its ability to stay in full competition with their opponent until the end of the game, tying at 2-2.
As the crowd waited to hear the sound and echo of the ball hit the ground and the ball swish through the net RCC shooting guard Shavonne Smith was more than determined to win their season opener as the Tigers huddled together before the game. RCC opened the 2005-06 season with a 55-44 victory over visiting Cerritos.
Many may not be familiar with the name Tillford Smith, but he is a big part of the Riverside Community College football team. Smith plays outside linebacker and is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds. He is not an average sized linebacker but his speed and talent make up for what he lacks in size.
Finishing sixth in the league and knowing that this is the last season that Suzie Witmer will be coaching at Riverside, the volleyball team has had a season full of ups and downs. On Nov. 11, the team took on Irvine Valley, which is ranked second in the league.
Now that Chancellor Emeritus Salvatore Rotella has made the decision to retire next year, where will he go next? Usually, when business executives retire, to compensate them for their years or months on the job, they are given an offer by the board of directors to step down gracefully.
The administration of Riverside Community College had decided long ago that it would be best if chewing gum were unavailable for purchase in the campus bookstore. This was in response to gum issues that plagued facilities maintenance: like gum on pavement, under desks, on walls, in restrooms, in the elevators, just about everywhere.
Gov Schwarzenegger had the right idea when he tried to create reform in Sacramento, but trying to translate his on-camera appeal into political capital was a bit naive. The initiative process can be used to side-step the Assembly when it needs to be side-stepped, but if the initiatives are totally lame-o and obvious Republican oriented power grabs, the voters, lacking the time for adequate understanding of the initiatives on the ballot, and used to being lied to in commercials both for and against said initiatives, will almost always settle for the status quo and vote no.