Month: December 2018

Outgoing governor vetoes ethnic studies bill

By Diego Lomeli It seems as if the controversial, never-ending battle regarding the addition of ethnic studies courses into the California education system will persistently carry on. An assembly bill that would’ve incorporated a three-year pilot program among 11 California school districts was vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown after it was proposed by Assemblymember Jose

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Riverside City College professor arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex from minor

By Samantha Bartholomew A Riverside City College adjunct kinesiology professor was arrested Dec. 4 on suspicion of soliciting a minor for sex. According to a press release from the Riverside Police Department, detectives learned of a male suspect who had offered to pay a person who was presenting themselves as a girl under the age

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Filter maintenance causes false fire alarm and evacuation at Riverside City College

By Samantha Bartholomew and Diego Lomeli A fire alarm went off in the cafeteria at approximately 1:35 p.m., causing the cafeteria, the Ralph Bradshaw Student Center, the student bookstore and the Student Health and Psychological Services to shut down. Student and staff were evacuated from the building. Unique Luna, a cafeteria worker, evacuated the building

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The race for the Area 4 Board of Trustees seat still too close to call

By Samantha Bartholomew In the hairpin close race for the Riverside Community College District, Jose Alcala maintains his lead after Nov. 27’s update by the Riverside County Registrar’s Office. Alcala picked up 897 votes on opponent Brian Hawley and now leads with 22,906 with Hawley close behind at 22,274 votes. Brian Hawley, a local business

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Local band Ricky Casioce & The Co-Pilots spread their sound

by Karina Gutierrez From private events to the public eye, Ricky Casioce & The Co-Pilots bend the rules and combine genres in this up and coming exclusively instrumental band. Before launching off, Ricky Casioce & The Co-Pilots formed in 2016 with each member coming from different cities in the same community. They knew that when

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Tigers run for fifth in cross country state title race

By Nick Peralta The Riverside City College men’s cross country team performed well at the California Community College Athletic Association State Championships on Nov. 17, placing fifth overall. Weeks after securing the Orange Empire Conference Championship at the end of October, the Tigers performed adequate enough at the Southern California Championship Regionals, placing eighth overall,

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Riverside Jazz Jam joins the community at Back to the Grind

by Imari Rede   A warm autumn night accompanied by live jazz and a warm cup of joe, what could be better than that? The first and third Friday of every month at Back to the Grind is dedicated to the Riverside Jazz Jam. Mikaela Elson is a former Riverside City College student who attends

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