Month: September 2015

RCC students find local study spots

School has begun and RCC students have been studying all over town. From libraries to coffee shops, a lot of local areas are filled with hard workers that are determined to reach their goals. Studying locally gives students many opportunities and advantages for their education.

Funding increase allows RCC to offer additional classes and hire new faculty

An increase in funding has allowed the RCC community to start the semester off with 145 more classes, 10 new hires and a pay raise for faculty as a result of the agreement signed Aug. 10.

VOLLEYBALL: Tigers’ improve to 6-1 overall after defeating Cerritos College

Riverside City College defeated Cerritos College for its sixth volleyball game of this season Sept. 23 at home in the Arthur N. Wheelock Gym.

The Tigers started the first set by jumping out to a quick seven to three lead before Cerritos came to tie the set at eight a piece. RCC would go on to take the lead 14-8 and would seal the game at 25-16.

Containing Cerritos was a little more difficult in the second set, as there were 10 ties and five lead changes. 13-12 was the closest this game was before RCC was able to capture the victory 25-18.

RCC Tigers lose to Golden West in conference play

Written by: Pristine Tompkin The Riverside City College men’s water polo team suffered their first conference loss to host Golden West, 15-12, on Sept. 23. In the loss, freshman utility player Kyle Christian had three goals and three assists.  Freshman center Jonah Saenz added an additional three goals. Freshman goalkeeper Dustin Shaw had six saves.

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Water polo teams learn from adversity

Riverside City College men and women’s water polo teams finished tournament challenge with wins despite having their first losses of the season.

The women’s water polo team finished 7-1 after losing their first game on Sept. 18 when they faced San Diego Mesa College in the Chaffey Tournament.

The men finished 7-3 after losing against Cuesta College in the West Valley College Tournament Sept. 12, Diablo Valley College and Los Angeles Valley College in the Cuesta Tournament Sept. 18-19.

VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Tigers win five of their last six games

The Riverside City College Volleyball team has won five of its last six games, losing only the first game outside of tournament play, 3-1, against defending CCCAA champions, College of the Canyons, Sept. 16 in the Arthur N. Wheelock Gym.