Day: October 3, 2014

“Our Story” gains popularity as a part of Snapchat

Photo Illustration by Luis Solis | Photo Editor Article by Daeshaun Thomas | Staff Writer Snapchat has gained a influential presence as a popular application in the modern world. We live in a world dominated by social media that integrates itself into our day to day life. Snapchat, the photo messaging application developed in 2012 by four Stanford University students, is a behemoth in

Continue reading

Short film from RCC to be shown at Raindance Film Fest in London

Oct. 3, 2014 Image courtesy of Robert Schmidt Alejandra Garcia | Assistant A&E Editor Old school Hollywood horror with a twist of comedy is an element that never goes out of style. Bring in a werewolf, a thirsty vampire, a deranged pianist and a clever damsel in distress and you get a shot at London’s Raindance Film Festival. Filmmaker and Riverside City College student,

Continue reading

Review: Simple Simon’s perfects bread-to-filling ratio

Oct. 3, 2014 Photo by Josa Lamont | Features Editor Article by Travis West | Editor-in-Chief What are the essentials to the perfect sandwich? Slightly toasted sourdough bread, fresh lettuce and arugula, juicy tomato, creamy mayonnaise and smooth avocado balanced with perfectly cut turkey and savory bacon, makes a sandwich that checks every box. It

Continue reading

Centennial Plaza wins award for design while still in construction

Oct. 3, 2014 Photo by John Villanueva | Staff Photographer Article by Lawrence Manns | Staff Writer On University Avenue and Market Street, across the street from the downtown Riverside bus terminal, there are builders working around the clock. Day in and day out, they continue to work, expanding Centennial Plaza, home of the Riverside City College Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties,

Continue reading

RCCD considers applying to pilot program for baccalaureate degrees

Oct. 3, 2014 Article by Valerie Osier | News Editor What was originally met with great enthusiasm at the genesis of legislative talks is now being met with cautious optimism by faculty at Riverside City College. Senate Bill 850, signed by Governor Brown Sept. 28, is a measure to start a pilot program to allow California community colleges to offer bachelors degrees.

Continue reading

RCC prepares for ‘Yes means yes’ bill in California

Crystal Olmedo | Staff Writer In the wake of numerous mishandlings of sexual assault claims made by California college students, Riverside City College students and faculty are preparing to do their part to raise awareness and implement regulations. These regulations are set to take precedent in regards to education on sexual assault, and the enforcing

Continue reading