Month: April 2019

Editorial: Graduation delayed by corrupted math courses

“Math and English is for Everyone.” Signs around campus show that there is no longer a need for remedial math and English courses because studies show that passing college level courses is attainable. However, is it fair to hold back, say, an English major from graduating because they can’t pass a higher level math course?

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OPINION: Dating show capitalizes on emotions

  By Darrisha Daniels Dating shows like The Bachelor that apply a formula to love ingrains in us the idea that there is one person out there that perfectly matches our idea of a spouse and that they’re attainable. Sparks fly, there’s a kiss or other, and from then on, it’s marital bliss. Relationships should

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Swim team wins gold and silver

By Jair Ramirez The Riverside City College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed in the Orange Empire Conference Championship at Saddleback College from April 18-20. The men’s team won the meet with 957 points. This was the first time in 20 years that the men’s team has won the OEC Championship since placing 

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Tigers win second in regionals

  By Ashley Gomez The Riverside City College women’s tennis team lost against Orange Coast College in the Southern California Regional Finals. The Orange Coast Pirates outscored the Tigers, 5-2, in Costa Mesa on April 20. This was the third time that these two teams played each other, with the Pirates winning the first two

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Opinion: New acting head secretary of Homeland Security spells a grim future

By Jonathan Ramirez Kirstjen Nielsen was the former poster-child for family separation and her replacement will be worse. Which is truly saying something. McAlneenan has been one of the main enforcers for “zero tolerance” of immigrants crossing the border for enforcing and defending it. He has also supported the president’s border wall and testified before

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Netflix’s loose adaptation of Motley Crüe’s autobiography seems tone deaf in the “#MeToo”

  By Sayeda Ghazanfar Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for the sex, drugs and rock n’ roll trope but this is ridiculous. “The Dirt,” simply puts misogyny and bad boy debauchery back on the map with the worst timing. The movie, with input from each member of the ‘80s heavy metal band, Mötley Crüe,

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Billie Eilish hones in on exploiting listener’s fears and will make them dance while doing it

  By Adriana Lopez Music enthusiasts have been starved for something that feels new and a 17 year old anti-pop star might just be what was needed. Billie Eilish came onto the music scene in 2016 with the release of her single “Ocean Eyes.” At the age of 14 she caught the world’s attention with

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Riverside’s annual tamale festival gives people a reason to party

By Clarissa Corral In celebration of the Inland Empire’s Hispanic heritage, Downtown Riverside was the host for the seventh annual Riverside Tamale Festival at White Park on April 13. The Riverside Tamale Festival was filled with lots of food vendors, a beer garden, entertainment, music and of course plenty of tamales. The Riverside Tamale Festival

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RCC Baseball strives to be on top

By Mia Magana Riverside City College’s baseball team is currently competing in their final series of the 2019 season and look earn the top spot in the Orange Empire Conference. The Tigers have accumulated a 28-9 record in the 2019 season. They will compete in a three game series against Cypress College before they place

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Student makes history: Riverside City College student Linda Butler sworn in as commander

By Karina Gutierrez Riverside City College student Linda Butler sat with her peers in a small house on University Avenue waiting to be sworn in as the first African American female Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 28 on April 18. The DAV is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans and their families

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