Muto discusses RCC’s future

As the semester comes to a close, Riverside City College President Jan Muto is completing her first semester here. In an interview she discusses the effect the budget crisis will have on RCC and how her first semester went. S.H.: What has surprised you most in your first semester here? J.

Disability Act to improve RCC

In January, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Amendments Act of 2008 came into effect. The Riverside Community College District held public meetings as part of its ADA compliance process. The dean of Disabled Student Programs & Services, Paula McCroskey, was pleased that the district would go above and beyond compliance efforts.

History, future come together

Walking past the A.G. Paul Quadrangle, or “Quad” as it’s referred to, with its renovated exterior, it is easy to take for granted how historic the Quad really is. With the newness of the structure, you can’t imagine what school activities have taken place or how students spent their time there a mere 20 years ago, much less 85 years ago.

Friends make beautiful music

In journalism there is an idea that every person is a good story waiting to be told. “The Soloist” is based on the true story of how one journalist used this idea to change not just his life, but that of a forgotten soul. “The Soloist” stars Robert Downey Jr.

The swine flu’s affect on RCC

Over the past couple of weeks there have been many reports about a new flu virus surfacing in different countries around the world. The Influenza H1N1, also known as, swine flu has been found in 41 states here in the U.S., with 106 cases occurring in California as of May 7.

RCC celebrates Mexican history, culture

“Free food, drinks and music in front of the bookstore promenade,” is what caught students’ attention May 5. The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Riverside City College “was located at the heart of the campus, which is the bookstore promenade,” said Board of Commissions Director Esther Galdamez.

RCC students head to the polls

The Associated Students of Riverside Community College District (ASRCCD) are presently undergoing the campaign process for new executive cabinet leaders. The prerequisites required to join the ASRCCD include at least a 2.0 grade point average, six to 12 units (depending on the position) in active classes and a willingness for involvement in the student government experience.

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