Day: May 29, 2014

Artist finds motivation to overcome addiction

Andrea Montoya | Special to Viewpoints May 29, 2014 The bristles glide on the piece of paper and with each stroke, a story is being told. People of all ages gather around an artwork display to bask in the sea of emotions that was required to complete the pieces. On a small wooden table at

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Fox casts limelight downtown

Joshua Wilson | Special to Viewpoints May 29, 2014 “Business as usual” is no longer a term the city of Riverside can use for the downtown area. Riverside has been experiencing an unusual change in the pace of business thanks to the arrival of Live Nation, one of the nation’s leading entertainment providers. Live Nation was

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McLean is a beacon to the lighting class

Valerie Osier | Features Editor May 29, 2014 Rigging the lighting for movies like “Titanic,” “Pretty in Pink,” “Forrest Gump” and working with Oscar-winning director James Cameron was normal for Jack McLean, who is now an instructor at Riverside City College. McLean started teaching at RCC seven years ago when his production company hired interns from

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Health Services pitches fee increase

Josa Lamont | News Editor May 29, 2014   The Student Health and Psychological Services director is making a push to increase student health fees by $1. The change would take up to a year to implement, as it is still in initial phases according to Ed Bush, vice president of student services. The state allots

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Chancellor search builds momentum

Nicholle Salvatierra | Staff Writer May 29, 2014 The search for a chancellor continues with the second candidate presenting a composed front in a forum held in the Salvatore G. Rotella Digital Library Auditorium on May 20. Tod Burnett discussed his qualifications for the position and his political history serving as deputy appointments secretary for the

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RCC helps student revive his education

Jasmine Ramirez | Special to Viewpoints May 29, 2014 Come fall semester at RCC many students endure the process of applying to colleges that can be long and complicated. Even after applications are completed, students still deal with the anxiety of waiting to hear about their acceptance from various colleges. But around the end of

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Muslim Student Association spreads positivity

Amina Samreen Salahuddin | Asst. Features Editor May 29, 2014 According to Islam, the god Allah is “one but his names are many.” This is the belief that Muslims hold on to, as well as that the prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him) is Allah’s messenger. If you know former American professional boxer Muhammad Ali, you would

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