Chancellor candidate Vela speaks to RCC community

Noelia Vela received intense questioning from those present at the two public forums held on March 12 in the Digital Library Auditorium. Vela is one of three candidates who have been recommended by the Board of Trustees for the position of chancellor at Riverside Community College District.

Men’s baseball off to a great start

The great author Homer once said that “revenge is far sweeter than honey”, this century old saying still proved true at the Evans Sports Complex as the Tigers faced off against the Cuesta Cougars in a three game series on Feb. 23, 24, and 25. With the Tigers’ No.

Viewpoints Zodiac coverage

With the recent release of the film “Zodiac”, we decided to run an online exclusive look at the film and its connection to Riverside City College, through the unsolved murder of student Cheri Jo Bates in 1966. Included in the coverage is a review of the film, a blog about the connection and every article that the student newspaper of RCC printed on the student’s death.

Minimum wage: increase?

If California could spare some change, we could really use it. In January, California raised its minimum wage from $6.75 to $7.50. Minimum wage is slated to increase again in January 2008 to an even $8 an hour. Frankly, it’s about time. You can’t live on $6.

‘This is Sparta’

Arguably one of early 2007’s most eagerly anticipated films is Zack Snyder’s “300.” An adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel of the same name, “300” is stylistically cut from the same cloth as the last film adapted from Miller’s work, 2005’s film noir throwback “Sin City.

A signature laugh silenced

Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Mother Teresa – all world renowned influential people. But not being famous does not mean a person is any less influential. Leah Turrey was a common fixture around campus. With a cane, slow walk, big smile and a squeaky, infectious laugh, many people saw Leah around campus without even realizing who she was.

Vela vies for chancellor position

During more than 35 years of working in education, Noelia Vela has built a reputation of her numerous honors and is the president/superintendent of Cerritos College. Adding to these achievements, the Riverside Community College District has selected Vela as one of the final candidates for the chancellor position at Riverside City College.

Arterberry aims for chancellorship

Stan Arterberry returns to Riverside City College as a candidate for the position of chancellor of the RCC District with a history at RCC and a past laden with progressive if sometimes unwelcome ideas. In 1974, after attending Whittier College, Atlanta University and eventually receiving a certificate from Harvard University’s Institute for Educational Management, Arterberry began his ascension through the California leadership at RCC.

Robertson runs for chancellor position

Currently one of three finalists for the chancellorship of the Riverside Community College District, Piedad F. Robertson was once a supporter of Fidel Castro’s rebel army in Cuba, before his ascension to power. Robertson was jailed for one week in connection to her support of Fidel Castro.

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