Month: May 2015

First All-Viewpoints Spring Sports Team Announced

The Viewpoints sports staff selected its most valuable athletes from each of the 2015 sports teams in spring. The collection of individuals make up the first all-Viewpoints sports team.

Getting to know Tori Mitchell

Published: May 28, 2015 | Posted: May 29, 2015 | Written by Alexis Naucler Tori Mitchell, Riverside City College women’s basketball center forward, has been shooting hoops since she was about six or seven. Mitchell was introduced to the sport by her parents and grew up around it her whole life. “My dad grew up around

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BRIEF: RCCD receives $12.8M grant

Posted: May 29, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) announced May 27 that the Riverside Community College District has received a $12.8M grant from the California Department of Education. According to a press release issued by Roth the grant will fund 18 career technical education programs and Communication Technologies, Product Development / Advanced

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Recycling is easier with bins

When a student takes a walk around Riverside City College, one may look up to admire the aged eloquence of our campus: The light peeking through the greenery swaying above our heads, the clock tower of the Quadrangle that watches over the northern side of the campus, the oasis like intersection that welcomes students to

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RCC takes measures to conserve water during drought

Posted: May 28, 2015 | Written by Brooke Cary and Jacob Filek The severity of the West Coast Drought has caused California to become a center for low-flush urinals, high-efficiency sprinkler nozzles and “water-wise” turf replacement. Even air-cooled ice machines which “use less water and energy than conventional ice machines, and make ice more quickly

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Proposition to lift ban of alcohol at faculty events brought to Trustees

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith There has been a lack of alcoholic drinks being served at college events in recent years, according to Dariush Haghighat, the faculty representative of the California Teachers Association for the Riverside Community College District and president of RCCD Faculty Association. Haghighat proposed to bring back the

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Riverside stirs up excitement at the 13th ‘Annual Chili Cook Off and Car & Cycle Show’

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by Tyler Reese Cars, chili and shaved ice, topped altogether making one big delight. That describes the 13th Annual Chili Cook Off with its Car & Cycle show, which took place May 23 during Memorial Day weekend. The events started at 9 a.m. with vendors, cars and live entertainment

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RCCD faces lawsuit due to ADA noncompliance

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith A lawsuit looms over the head of the Riverside Community College District as it tries to deal with the 23,165 points of non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act identified in its transition plan in 2010. The transition plan document is required under the American’s with

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BRIEF: RCC Hosts ‘Balanced Life & Balanced Mind Expo’

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo RCC will close out the celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month with the “Balanced Life – Balance Mind Expo,” on May 30 in the Digital Library from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food, entertainment, presentations, music, and a raffle will be provided. This event is

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Former RCC math instructor utilizes YouTube in class

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Edith Noriega Former Riverside City College math instructor Frank Ives put a unique spin in teaching mathematics that involved integrating YouTube, a highly popular video sharing website into his classes and student lives. Ives, who taught at RCC for six years created his YouTube channel known as MathByFives

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