Month: March 2014

Tigers cut Hawk party short

Alexandra Ortiz | Staff Writer the Riverside City College tigers put a stop to the Santiago Canyon College hawks’ party with 4-3 victory to take control of first place in the Orange Empire Conference. “There’s no party like a SCC party, because a SCC party don’t stop!” That’s what the Hawks came in chanting until

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Q&A with Tigers athlete and Arizona State commit Sterling Winston

  Q: What made you choose ASU? Did you have any other offers? A: I chose arizona State University because it has been a school I wanted to go to since I was in eighth grade. Before I even went to riverside City College, RCC Coach (Jim) McCarron said that he would get me a

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Inspirational professor and artist passes away

VALERIE OSIER | FEATURES EDITOR Professor Emeritus Samuel Huang forever left his mark at Riverside City College on the Life Sciences building in the form of a 55-foot mural 40 years ago. He was an accomplished artist and revered biology professor at RCC. Dr. Huang’s former student Mark Schooley met him at RCC in 1974

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In remembrance: Professor Melchoire ‘Mel’ Tomaselli

AMINA SAMREEN SALAHUDDIN | STAFF EDITOR February saw the final farewells of some past instructors of RCC. Professor Emeritus Melchoire “Mel” Tomaselli passed away early on Feb. 18 in Riverside. He was the former dean of cosmetology at RCC. For 13 long years he worked with dedication before he retired in the year 1993. He

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Local produce finds its way downtown

JASMINE RAMIREZ | STAFF WRITER Early Saturday mornings, while the sun is gleaming and the air is fresh, most are still sleeping from the previous day’s tasks, but local farmers are preparing their produce for the Riverside community at the Farmers Market in downtown Riverside. Located in the Riverside arts district on Main Street between

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Parking still packed

MIRANDA SHAIN | STAFF EDITOR Not too many students attending RCC Riverside are satisfied with the parking quandary here on campus: in fact, the majority of students interviewed were downright hostile about it. The few with no complaint are students who arrive later in the day when spaces become available, and select others with handicap

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Convention center wows community

JOSA LAMONT | NEWS EDITOR The Riverside Convention Center welcomed more than 1000 people with open doors to the 65,000 square feet of newly remodeled collaborative community space Mar 1. The grand opening celebrated the end of a two-year project to modernize and restyle the Riverside Convention Center. The project began February 2012 as part

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Improved alert system reaches students

JOSA LAMONT | NEWS EDITOR The Riverside Community College District risk management department has been working on a comprehensive alert system to better access students in a disaster since the flood in August caused gridlock and flooding in the quad. Riverside City College installed a speaker array on top of the Martin Luther King building

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Irving Hendrick will replace Cynthia Azari as RCCD interim chancellor

  JAMES H. WILLIAMS | MANAGING EDITOR   UPDATE: Viewpoints was also unable to contact Cynthia Azari as of March 24. Azari is said to be on vacation until April 1, which is also the end of her term as interim RCCD chancellor following her resignation. Viewpoints was also unable to reach interim Riverside City College

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RCC students rock the walk

BRITTANY NIKODYM | STAFF WRITER On the first Thursday of every month, downtown Riverside transforms into a bustling cultural wonderland. Local musicians, artists and crafters fill the streets with sound and color, while people come from all over the Inland Empire to experience the event. The Riverside Artswalk celebrated its 10-year anniversary last November and

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