Proposition 85: Teen abortion

If you’re looking for a new way to knock a girl down after she’s been knocked up, I’ve got one for you. As if dealing with teen pregnancy isn’t hard enough, someone decided to make it even more difficult by drafting Proposition 85. Under the language of Proposition 85, parents or legal guardians of any minor must be notified 48 hours prior to her abortion.

Patriots act

You do it every day. It’s almost like breathing; you don’t even know you’re doing it. You’re making a choice. Fall is here, and it’s that special time of year where people get into a apathetic state about voting. The common argument is that a voter’s opinion doesn’t matter.

Proposition 89: Campaign contributions

Rap is now part of government, thanks to Proposition 89. Through Proposition 89 big business corporations wouldn’t be able to make their donations in order to finance the government. Big businesses would no longer have to power to stamp out legislations that didn’t work in their favor.

Proposition 87: Alternative fuels

It’s safe to say that most of us are upset about gas prices. Adding insult to our financial injuries, big oil companies are living it up, retiring with $400 million. Take the retirement checks of 10 oil company CEOs and you’ll have the amount that Proposition 87 creators believe will secure California’s future energy independence.

RCC reaches a grim anniversary

October 30 marks a dark anniversary in the history of Riverside City College, an unsolved murder of a student near campus. The victim, Cheri Jo Bates, was found dead lying face down, fully clothed on Terracina Drive outside of RCC at 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 30, 1966.

Salvation is at hand

The Parking Structure is nearing its final completion. 13,325 cubic yards of concrete have been poured, parking spots are being finished and the tennis courts have the finest surface. The surface for the tennis courts cost around $40,000 and is the same used at Indian Wells for pro games.

RCC Homecoming 2006

The smell of pizza, hot dogs, and popcorn filled the warm night air as the Riverside City College football team stepped onto Wheelock Field. The Tigers played the Fullerton Hornets Nov. 4 for the annual homecoming game. The game started with a bang as RCC running back Joshua Miller and wide receiver Josh Gibson both made touchdowns, leaving the score 17-13 at halftime.

Qualls’ quandry

Over the course of the past four years, I have continuously been told that the sport I invest my time and energy in is not a sport. I am a cheerleader, well I was. I hung up the pom-poms my junior year of high school to try a different avenue. Though cheerleading may not have been my thing, I still avidly defend the fact that cheer is a sport.

Hiring practices at Riverside to undergo overhaul

Hiring practices for part-time faculty at Riverside Community College are currently under review. The proposal, being reviewed by the Academic Senate, is called Resolution 1004. “[The resolution] is a way of making sure that the current hiring practices are followed,” Department Chair Diana McDougal said.

Arrests hamper Halloween Town fun

Halloween Town, a yearly Riverside Community College event, should have been a peaceful evening of trick-or-treating and of children and their parents enjoying a quiet and fun evening of candy, costumes, and jack-o-lanterns. But the peaceful evening was violently interrupted by a disturbance on Oct 27 involving disruptions from a drunken participant, culminating in two arrests.

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