Month: November 2013

‘Reality’ vs. Reality

Marissa Bostick | Staff Editor Reality is defined as the state of things as they actually exist, rather than how they may appear or might be imagined however shows like Preachers of LA and Bad Girls Club really make you question if there is anything real in reality television. Do the preachers in “Preachers of

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Not so Incognito

Travis West | Managing Editor In sports, a locker room is a place of bonding. A brotherhood is built through blood, sweat and tears that come from enduring hours of grueling conditioning on the field. The Miami Dolphin’s locker room lost something on Oct. 28 when offensive lineman Jonathan Martin left the organization after an

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Black Friday battles tradition

Josa Lamont | Staff Editor In 1939 crowds raged and protests erupted to the absolute immoral affront to the principles of Thanksgiving when Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to hold Thanksgiving one week early. Or maybe that’s just how we’d like to believe it went. In reality, people were angered by the general inconvenience of the

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WRC time stands still

There’s an irony in the fact that on its brochure he Writing and Reading Center emphasizes “self-paced.“ It’s hard to imagine the purpose of the writing center to be anything other than a waste of students and faculty’s time. Riverside City College’s WRC is designed to help students in English classes to work toward success

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New look Tigers get season started

James Williams | Sports Editor Former UCLA assistant basketball coach Philip Mathews is the new Riverside City College men’s basketball coach following the departure of John Smith. Mathews returns to the junior college coaching scene for the first time since 2006 when he coached at San Bernardino Valley College. Not only is Mathews a new

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RCC advances to title game

James Williams | Sports Editor Quarterback Skyler Howard and the Riverside City College defeat the Golden West Rustlers, 27-17, in the 2013 Southern California Bowl Game on Nov. 23 at Wheelock Stadium. Howard completed 17 of 19 passes for 198 yards and three touchdowns for the Tigers offense. Running back Anthony Knight lead the rushing

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J.B. on the ball: Stress to win

JOHN BRAXTON | STAFF WRITER Is there anything wrong with working hard and putting a person’s health on the line from week to week? Growing up in such a competitive world that we live in, most of us are taught at an early age to do whatever we want to do in life and do it

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Cross country finishes year at finals meet

Victoria Randall | Staff Writer RCC Men’s cross-country team won second Place to Orange Coast College at the Orange Empire Conference Finals on Nov. 1 with a score of 62 points and a total time of 1:49:42. The women’s team finished in third place, lead by Orange Coast in first and Fullerton in second. Their

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Tigers shutout Roadrunners

JOSH LAKEY | STAFF WRITER The Tigers rally and perform their third shutout of the season against the College of the Desert Roadrunners on Nov. 9. Quarterback Skylar Howard threw for four touchdowns and one interception on 41 attempts of which 28 were completed. Howard is currently first in conference with 275.4 passing yards per game

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Tigers walk the plank in sweep of Pirates

LUCINDA MATTHEWS | STAFF WRITER Deborah Catanese led the Tigers volleyball team with 14 kills in a loss to the Orange Coast Pirates, 31-29, 25-19, 25-20. Cherylain Dizon contributed with 10 kills for the Tigers. Jennifer Norton had 35 assists. The Tigers were swept in three straight sets after key contributions from Pirates freshman Sierra Brown,

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