Day: May 28, 2019

Riverside City College’s City Grill plans an update to give students better meal choices

By Patrick Tindall Greasy pizza slices, sad chicken fingers and cold, dead fries. Some students have called it “gas station food,” others have called it flat-out “garbage.” Some students refuse to eat at the cafeteria altogether due to dietary restrictions or allergies. Riverside City College’s City Grill has been the subject of many student’s mealtime

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Lizzo breaks boundaries and genres with her album ‘Cuz I Love You’

By Sayeda Ghazanfar Girls, snap your fingers in a z-formation, our new it-girl is every bit as soulful, sassy and sensational as you need her to be. Lizzo’s new album dropped last month and she’s already on everyone’s radar and if she’s not on yours, she needs to be. “Cuz I Love You” is an

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Students light up the stage with stories of personal trials for foster care youth awareness

By Leo Cabral Spoken word poetry, rap and beatboxing may simply be seen as hobbies to some, but to RCC and UCR foster youth, it is a way to cope with the world. The Guardian Scholars Program at RCC and UCR collaborated and organized their fourth annual “Voices and Visions” benefit May 16 for Foster

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Riverside City College baseball star transfers to Arizona State University

By Jair Ramirez The 2019 Orange Empire Conference Pitcher of the Year Garrett Irvin helped lead the Riverside City College baseball team to a 32-12 record. “I was really excited,” said Irvin on winning the award. “It’s crazy because there’s a lot of good pitchers in this conference this year and every game felt like

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Volunteers meet throughout Riverside to beautify the city and create community through the Great American Clean-up

By Adriana Lopez If you love your city, you should clean your city. The Great American Cleanup is a nationwide event focused on establishing a sense of pride in volunteers in hopes of creating more caring communities. Keep America Beautiful, a non profit organization that is dedicated to organizing and providing necessary tools to volunteers

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Riverside City College Tigers wins their ninth track and field state title

By Nick Peralta For the ninth time in school history, Riverside City College men’s track and field have captured the California Community College State championship. “Right before the conference championships, we met with the team and set an ultimatum to focus on being a cohesive team,” said RCC head coach Jim McCarron. “After the meeting,

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Hard work pays off for Connor Slape, jazz musician at RCC

  By Zane Mudron Through adversity, people learn more about themselves and what they are capable of. Nobody would know that better than Connor Slape. Slape is a third year saxophone player in the Riverside City College wind ensemble, who plans to transfer to Cal State Long Beach next year. He is a role model

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Riverside City College students, staff respond to Iran tensions

By Erik Galicia The United States’ recent deployment of additional military resources to the Middle East has many people worried about the possibility of a new war. “I pay a lot of taxes,” said Dariush Haghighat, a political science professor at Riverside City College. “I want my taxes to go to the community, not to

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