Day: May 2, 2008

An editor’s glimpse of Israel

On my way to Israel, I thought that the horrors I had seen in Poland and at the sites of the Holocaust would be left behind me. I was wrong – at least at first. My roommate for the first part of the mission was a girl from Pittsburgh, who happens to be a practicing Muslim of Iranian decent.

RCC students celebrate Earth

Students along with clubs gathered in the A.G. Paul Quadrangle to celebrate Earth Day, which is intended to raise awareness of and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. The event took place on April 22, from 12:50 to 1:40 p.m. It was also held to promote Riverside City College’s recycling program.

‘Six Degrees’ of success

The house lights dim slowly. A hush falls over the audience. A few steps are heard making their way in the dark, as the stage lights are suddenly brought up. A naked man is standing just inches from the audience. The play begins with a slight shock, already capturing the interest on the audience.

Offensive is the new funny

Some might say that one can be offensive yet tasteful, and then there are those that might say that tasteless is way more fun, so forget it, and bring on the racially inappropriate jokes. “Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay” is the promised sequel to the 2004 munchies-induced comedy “Harold and Kumar go to White Castle.

Hornets see eye of the Tiger

From stolen bases and strikes, to foul balls and runs, the Riverside City College Tigers and Fullerton College Hornets displayed the real meaning of baseball. Putting an end to a four-game losing streak, the Tigers caught a fly ball, securing a 4-3 win over Fullerton on April 24.