Month: September 2014

Deaf Week kick off event makes some noise at Hunter Hobby Park

Treva Flores | Staff Writer Sept. 30, 2014 Immediately upon arriving at Hunter Hobby Park, a loud burst of music could be heard as children and adults participated in this special Sept. 21 event. Over the noise, people gestured wildly, but people still couldn’t hear each other. It was the Deaf Week kick-off event. Many

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A look ahead: Tigers return home

Daniel Pena | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 The Riverside City College Tigers football team defeated the Saddleback Gauchos 37-34 in an overtime thriller. In a game that was evenly close from the start the Gauchos had the upper hand leading the game 27-20 in the fourth quarter with 12 minutes left in the game,

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RCC freshman impress in first meet

Edith Noriega| Sports Editor Sept. 19, 2014 Women’s cross-country Tigers cross-country raced to the finish line completing third among community colleges and posed a 20th place finish at the 34th Annual UC Riverside Invitational Saturday Sept. 13. “The ladies ran well as a team,” said head coach Damien Smith. “I was excited to see the

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RCC to hold annual Hall of Fame event

Edith Noriega | Sports editor Sept. 18, 2014 Riverside City College will hold its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Awards on Oct. 16 at the Mission Inn Hotel. This year inductions include; former RCC women’s water polo head coach Dave Almquist, who guided the water polo team to the California Community College State Championships, including

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Ferguson exhibits militarization of police force

Charles Wagner | Opinions Editor Sept. 18, 2014 August 9, 2014 will no doubt go down as yet another landmark moment, which has once again set racial injustice, and police brutality, back into the forefront of the national conversation putting on public display, the bubbling cauldron of frustration Unless you have been living under a

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Moon Festival leaves attendees in the dark

Shamir Aleem | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 The Riverside Chinese Moon Festival’s unannounced cancellation left families angered Sept. 7. The special event was scheduled to take place outdoors at the Riverside Metropolitan Museum Heritage House. RMM officials were forced to cancel the special event without rescheduling due to prospects of poor weather conditions. Many

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Takano champions PRO Students Act

Crystal Olmedo | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 A local congressman is pushing for stricter regulations on for-profit colleges and the fair treatment of their students. Rep.Mark Takano, D-Riverside, proposed legislation that will protect students from for-profit colleges and place stringent regulations on such institutions, fittingly named, the Protections and Regulations for Our Students Act,

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Tenure weighs down faculty with part-time staff

Teacher tenure was created with the intent to protect instructors who hold minority opinions or beliefs, but in practice it produces an elite sect of instructors with greater job security and broader intellectual rights than people in comparable part-time positions. Firing a tenured instructor is like pressing charges on a criminal offender. To fire an

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