Month: October 2008

Trustee hopefuls defend platforms

Riverside voters, including many Riverside Community College District students, will be given the chance on Nov. 4 to cast a vote for two of the eight candidates running for the RCCD Board of Trustees. Board of Trustee members are responsible for, among other things, selecting a chancellor, creating the broad policies of the district, maintaining the physical body of the school, creating educational programs and negotiating with district employee unions.

Everyone vote like it’s 1787

America is the land of the free, home of the brave; it’s a place built on the foundation of democracy where one citizen equals one vote. Unfortunately, that’s not exactly true because there’s the pesky little problem of the Electoral College, an antiquated system of counting votes in the presidential election.

Hornets sting can’t keep Tigers down

Fullerton College and Mother Nature proved to be a powerful combination in the first few minutes of the Oct. 14 soccer game. In the end, their joint efforts were no match for the Riverside City College women’s soccer team who won the match 2-1. A free kick awarded to the Hornets early in the game combined with high gusts of wind drove the ball down near the RCC goal post resulting in the first goal of the game held at Bobby Bonds Soccer Field.