Month: June 2015

Pittsburgh Pirates sign top RCC baseball prospect

Posted: June 25, 2015 | Updated: July 8, 2015 | Written by Edith Noriega Riverside City College left-handed pitcher Austin Sodders, was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 22 in the 17th round draft pick. “When I received the call I was drafted I was walking out of my classroom from finals,” Sodders said.

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BRIEF: RCCD employee suspended due to controlled substance offense

Posted: June 16, 2015 | Written by Crystal Olmedo A Riverside Community College District permanent classified employee has been placed on a non-paid suspension due to a “controlled substance offense.” The RCCD Board of Trustees held a closed session after its June 16 meeting and voted to place the unnamed employee on suspension. The suspension

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Riverside City College celebrates its 98th Commencement ceremony

Riverside City College students received 2,787 degrees and certificates at the 98th Commencement Ceremony held at the Wheelock Field on June 11. The youngest student who graduated was 15 years old and the oldest was 64 years old.

Students recognized with awards and scholarships at the Student Achievement Celebration

Posted: June 8, 2015 | Written by Crystal Olmedo Students lined up in the Bradshaw Building at Riverside City College to receive recognition for their efforts and dedication to their pursuit of education at the Student of Achievement Celebration June 8 at 5.pm. RCC’s Guitar Ensemble set an inviting tone as award recipients and guests

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EDITORIAL: RCC misplaces learning priorities

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The life of an adjunct professor is not an easy one, especially when our college is misplacing its priorities. Our district’s administration needs to prioritize the annual budget and set aside enough funds to hire more full-time faculty. You can usually tell who these adjunct professors are. They tend to tell their classes how difficult

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EDITORIAL: In case of an emergency…

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As students of Riverside City College, it is time we evaluate our emergency alert situation. Students use their phones often and common sense tells us that you would want to reach your audience where a majority of them are at, along with other outlets following shortly after. Parents send their children to school assuming they

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