Day: October 22, 2014

Queen Mary zombies fall dead in the water

Treva Flores | Assistant Features Editor Oct. 16, 2014 One of the top ten most haunted places in America, The Queen Mary, hosts its annual Dark Harbor event and brings back life to the ship’s paranormal hotspots. Before entering the grounds where the six mazes were being held there is a long wait  in line

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Wend is more than just a starving artist

Michael Isberto | Staff Writer Oct. 16, 2014 Riverside native Geoff Gouveia is an artist to watch out for, but you won’t find any art pieces signed with that name. As an artist he goes by Wend, which means to proceed or to go in English. Inspired by a graffiti art show in 2010, Gouveia

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Study Abroad flies to the Emerald Isle in the coming spring

Shamir Aleem | Staff Writer Oct. 16, 2014 The Riverside Community College District Office of International Education is offering a study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland for the very first time during the spring semester of 2015. According to Jan Schall, director of the International Education program at Riverside City College, affordability and safety for

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RCC Spotlight: Mary Figueroa

Josa Lamont | Features Editor October 16, 2014 In high school Mary Figueroa volunteered in the campaign that helped to get Eric Haley, 24 at the time,  elected as one of the youngest Riverside city council members. “He came to North High School to our government class and he wanted us to volunteer,” Figueroa said.

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Riverside County prepares for possibility of Ebola outbreak

With growing concerns of an outbreak of the Ebola epidemic on U.S. soil, the county of Riverside and its residents are spreading awareness and putting countermeasures in place to combat the threat of the disease before it hits western soil. Via a televised press conference Oct. 6, President Barack Obama assured the nation that chances

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Open source textbooks an option but remain unused

Valerie Osier | News Editor Oct. 16, 2014 Despite more open education resources being created, professors at the community college level are slow to switch to open source textbooks, which would reduce the cost of textbooks, a substantial expense for students. “The fundamental problem is that most faculty are creatures of habit, and so they’ve been

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