Month: June 2014

RCC coach joins UCR Softball staff

James H. Williams | Managing Editor June 20, 2014 UC Riverside Head Softball Coach Linda Garza announced the hiring of Jose Ortega as the team’s new assistant coach on June 16. Ortega was a member of the coaching staff for the Riverside City College Softball program as an associate head coach under Michelle Daddona since 2006.

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Dr. Michael L. Burke named RCCD chancellor

Dr. Michael L. Burke (Josa Lamont / Staff Editor)

https://twitter.com/RCCNewsroom/status/479071203487780865 June 17, 2014 Milwaukee Area Technical College President Dr. Michael L. Burke was named the Riverside Community College District Chancellor at the June 17 Board of Trustees Meeting held at Moreno Valley College. The news works as the conclusion to a nine month search process. “I’m thrilled,” Burke said. “As I said (during the meeting), they

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“Orange is the New Black” is back with a vengeance

Marissa Bostick | Staff Editor June 16, 2014 SHOW RATING: 4 stars out of 5 Attention “Orange is the New Black” fans, your prayers and dreams have been answered. Season two of the breakout hit from “Weeds” creator Jenji Kohan is back with a vengeance. With a 97% rating on RottenTomatoes.com and a relatively high rating on

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RCCD announce student’s information breached

James H. Williams | Managing Editor ORIGINAL STORY: June 16, 2014 Riverside Community College District Interim Chancellor Irving G. Hendrick announced in a mass email to students within the district that an incident occurred May 30 regarding students personal information. Hendrick stated in the email that the district had become aware of the incident June 2 and began

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Class of 2014 closes chapter at Riverside City College

2014 graduates (Photo by James H. Williams)

James H. Williams | Managing Editor June 12, 2014 Over 400 students walked onto the stage during the 97th Riverside City College Commencement Ceremony held on the Wheelock Field June 13. The 2014 class was led onto the field by newly elected ASRCC President Ray Orozco and Vice President Ryan Rudolph. Acting RCC President Dr. Wolde-Ab Isaac

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‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ burns down age barriers

Josa Lamont | News editor June 12, 2014 MOVIE RATING: 4.5 stars out of 5 Themes like “people don’t change,” “altruism through leadership” and “good conquers evil” are supposed to be passe to people of maturity, but despite traditions, “How to Train your Dragon 2” gives youth to old ideas. An animated movie preaches to children

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Burke doesn’t shy from the tough topics at chancellor forum

Josa Lamont | News editor June 10, 2014 Michael Burke used evidence from his 25 years of educational experience in Texas, Idaho and California to show his understanding of the needs of the Riverside Community College District in their ongoing search for a chancellor. Burke presented his qualifications for the position and answered questions in

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Breaking News: Police search for man suspected in threatening emails

Police Chief Jim Miyashiro issued a request for information on a person of interest in an ongoing investigation. The suspect was sending threatening emails to Riverside City college faculty over the past few years. Miyashiro is seeking to locate Jeffrey Wade, who was an RCC student last summer. Anyone with information pertaining to his whereabouts

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Chiodos looks to reconnect with fanbase

By: Alyssa Aldrete / Arts & Entertainment editor It’s about two hours until the first act of the night at SOMA is called to begin their set, and a fairly exhausted Craig Owens is lounging in the back of a tour bus, enjoying the last few moments he has before he joins his band Chiodos

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