Day: March 18, 2015

Candidates’ names released for Riverside City College’s President search

Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by James H. Williams Riverside City College has released the names for the candidates in the campus’ presidential search, which was organized by Paul Parnell and the Search Committee. Wolde-Ab Isaac, who serves as RCC’s interim president, is one of two candidates and will speak at the Digital Library

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Viewpoints takes home Best of Show at conference

Published: March 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by Stephanie Llamas As the Associated Collegiate Press Conference started the air was stifling with anticipation as whether to Viewpoint’s hard work and dedication paid off with awards and honorable mentions. The convention brought plenty of motivation to young students striving to better themselves

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March 12 Briefs: Medical Marijuana dispensaries, Astronomy shows and more

Dispensaries to hit the ballot A ballot measure will be held June 2 that can overturn Riverside’s ban on medical marijuana dispensaries due to the city council member’s vote Feb. 24. A lawsuit was filed against the Riverside County’s Registrar of Voters by the City of Riverside who wanted to block the measure from the

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FCC ruling ignites Net Neutrality Debate

Published: March 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by Ariel Schiller The Federal Communications Commission has passed Title II of the Communications Act, commonly referred to as net neutrality, with a 3-2 vote. Under Title II of the Communications Act the FCC will regulate the Internet as a utility. Net neutrality is

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Instructor brings awareness to Adjunct Walkout Day

Published: March 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by Jacob Filek National Adjunct Walkout and Awareness Day, a day for adjunct professors to stand together for equal treatment took place Feb. 25. Most people may not know what an adjunct professor is, but chances are that many students may have had one

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Riverside officiates Black History for the first time

Published: Mar. 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by: Brooke Cary A milestone was reached in Riverside African American history on Feb. 24, when the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People received an official city proclamation celebrating Black History Month at the Riverside City Council meeting.         

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Student Success Scorecard doesn’t measure up

Published: Mar. 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo & Valerie Osier A Student Success Scorecard presentation during the March 3  Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees meeting revealed that RCCD had lower achievement rates when compared to the state of California overall for the years of 2003-2008. A

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RCCD stuck in uphill battle with ADA

  Published: Mar. 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith Correcting Americans with Disabilities Act noncompliance costs the District millions of dollars “ADA is an 800-pound gorilla,” Michael Simmons, director for risk management for Riverside Community College District, said wondering who the Americans with Disabilities Act compliance officer was going

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Podcast: The Beat talks on the RCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Posted: March 18, 2015   Viewpoints launches it’s third episode of its radio show “The Beat.” The show, hosted by Steven Smith and Valerie Osier, covers the Riverside Community College District’s Board of Trustees meeting on March 17 and a sports report on RCC softball and baseball. Check back on Wednesdays for new episodes. The show can

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