Day: May 13, 2015

RCC Model United Nations wins for the second year in a row

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Jeianne Baniqued The Riverside City College Model United Nations team returned from the 2015 National Model United Nations New York Conference with six awards in tow, recognizing their countless hours in team preparation. With many other MUN teams from various colleges throughout the nation in attendance at the

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RCC hosts college reps for transfer fair

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Laura Tapia Twenty-nine college representatives were in attendance for the Transfer Center’s biannual transfer fair on April 27, allowing students to meet them in person. One of the representatives in attendance was a former Riverside City College student. “For me personally, I got my AA from here, so

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Riverside Police Department talks mental health at community forum

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Aja Sanders The Riverside Police Department and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health collaborated on May 7 at California Baptist University for a panel discussion about policing and mental health. The panel was comprised of both members of law enforcement and trained experts in treating those with

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BASEBALL: Season ends in a best-two-out-of-three series against Palomar

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Edith Noriega The Riverside City College baseball team No. 18 seed ended the season in an early curtain call exit in a best-two-out-of-three series against No. 1 seed Palomar College in the Southern California Regional Playoffs during the first two days of May. During game one both teams

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ASRCC candidates speak at open forum

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Ariel Schiller The Associated Students of Riverside City College election results will be announced May 15. Candidates running for ASRCC president are Nigel Item and Luis Sosa. Item is running with vice presidential candidate Rakhee Uma while Luis Sosa is running with Megan Contreras. Students running for senator

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Men’s golf places fourth at CCCAA state championships

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Alexis Naucler The Riverside City College men’s golf team scored 743 points, earning fourth place at the CCCAA State Championship, which took place at Kings River Country Club in Kingsburg, California on May 11. Finishing in front of the Tigers was the College of the Canyons, Reedley College

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Swim finishes season at state championships

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Laura Tapia Winning several individual competitions the Tiger’s swim team competed in its last meet of the season at State Championships at East Los Angeles College from April 30 to May 2. Although the men’s swim team finished just one point shy of American River College who finished

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From the football field to the dance studio: Kendell Mays

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Edith Noriega A normal day for a football player at Riverside City College typically begins by going to practice from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a break in between for classes. They would then watch football film to study other teams, plays and concepts followed by a

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FTV teacher avoids retirement to help students

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Danyel Whyte Retirement does not keep Bud Tedesco from “the real world of make believe.” If we go behind the scenes of the television department at Riverside City College we find Tedesco, after his retirement three years ago, still contributing on campus. With a background in editing for

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Local church feeds homeless

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Danyel Whyte How would you feel if you had to wait all week to enjoy sweet company and a warm, balanced meal?  Unfortunately for many members of our community, basic necessities are a luxury. For the last 30 years, the Hot Meals Program, located at Calvary Presbyterian Church,

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