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Teachers rally to save education
Make your voice heard! The March in March event takes the stage from Bakersfield to revisit the public education in California.
The California Federation of Teachers sponsors the six-week march from Bakersfield to the State Capital.
The California Faculty Association joins The California Federation of Teachers to start the rally at Cal State Bakersfield, and includes stops at Fresno State and Cal State Stanislaus.
Kick-off rallies started on March 4 at many local colleges, and will culminate in a statewide rally at the state capitol in Sacramento on April 21.

Ahoy, Matey!
“The Pirates of the Penzance,” will be at the Landis Performing Arts Center on April 23-25 and April 30-May 2. 
Tickets are $10 for students with a valid RCC Student ID who purchase tickets up to two hours before show time. There are also discounted rates for staff.
For more information check out the Performance Riverside Web site at, call the Landis Box Office at 951-222-8100, or visit the Landis box office Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

‘Equus’ graces Riverside
The Off Broadway Play Series is bringing “Equus” to the Landis Performing Arts Center April 8-10 at 8 p.m. and April 10-11 at 2 p.m. 
Ticket prices, which are subject to change on the performance dates are $10 for everyone.
Keep in mind that this show is rated “R” for mature audiences only.
For more information and to purchase tickets please call the Landis box office at 951-222-8100 or visit

Turn the other cheek
The Academic Support Department and The Associated Students of Riverside Community College have partnered with the Inland Communities Fellowship of Reconciliation to sponsor a free workshop on “Non-Violent Conflict Resolution” on Saturday, March 13 from 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. in the Quad room 128.
The fellowship conducts the workshop to explore how nonviolent methods potentially lessen or prevent conflicts in the daily lives of people
To RSVP contact Tara McCarthy at 951-222-8794 or

…The end is near
The deadline to apply for graduation degrees and certificates is April 1. Interested students should go to the RCC Web site and use the graduation link to apply.
All important graduation information can be found at this link. Students will receive verification of their graduation status through their RCC e-mail.

The future looks bright
Students can begin planning their future at the CareerFest and Transfer night. The event takes place on March 16 in the Quad.
CareerFest is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Transfer night is from 5-7 p.m.  Previous events have included appearances from local law enforcement organizations, the National Guard and RCC vocational programs.
Attending colleges have previously included UC Riverside and local Cal State Universities.

From Uganda to home
Associate professor of history Kristi Woods will be sharing her experiences from Uganda on April 1 in the Digital Library Auditorium from 1-2 p.m.
The event is open to all students, faculty and staff.

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