Day: October 24, 2008

News briefs

A formal invitation to fight HIV/AIDS As a souful response to the HIV and AIDS virus, the cast of “You’ve Passed Me By” presents a silent auction, dining, dancing and live entertainment charity event. The event will take place Nov. 1 at the Riverside Marriott.

To aid or not to aid?

Election Day is right around the corner and the candidates voices seem to be everywhere, but from their platforms I’m not sure they can hear ours. The presidential debates are in full swing with talk of lower taxes, answers to the failing economy, and promises of a better life if they’re elected.

Prop 11 Pro/Con

Pro by Desiree Perez Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. That’s why we need to vote “yes” on Proposition 11. This proposed change to the California State Constitution takes the power to draw congressional districts out of the hands of state legislators and gives it to a commission of registered voters.

Prop 8 Pro/Con

Pro by Erin Hudson Marriage as we know it is changing, and not necessarily for the better. A “yes” vote on Proposition 8 will keep what is one of our most sacred traditions intact. In 2000 over 61 percent of Californians voted in favor of Proposition 22, that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.

Sports Briefs

Football team lose five straight RCC Football increases their losing streak to five in an Oct. 18 match against top-ranked Mt. San Antonio College. The Tigers put up 252 yards of total offense under the leadership of sophomore quarterback Coy Glass. Glass threw 14 of 29 for 151 yards.