Month: October 2019

Norco College Fights breast cancer in annual combat walk

By: Clarissa Corral Katy Azevedo was given special honors for her participation in the 4th Annual Combat Cancer Walk hosted at Norco College, as she actively battles cancer herself. Norco College campus was painted pink for the day with hues, from pale to hot pink as about a thousand participants and supporters wore all the

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Downtown Riverside goes retro

By: Leo Cabral Classic and modern gaming has finally come to Downtown Riverside. The Riverside Game Lab, an all ages arcade and bar, is nestled between the Food Lab and the Fox Theater. The arcade became the newest addition to the Fox Entertainment Plaza on Sept. 28. “If you’re looking for that (arcade bar) experience

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Riverside City College men’s water polo falls in tournament

By Stephen Peltz Riverside City College’s men’s water polo team lost in the second tournament on Oct. 12 10-6 against Orange Coast College. The men’s team had won the game earlier in the tournament against Grossmont College 18-9 but came up short in the later game and went an even 2-2 during the tournament. After

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West Side Story

By: Leana Padilla Performance Riverside put on a production of West Side Story, which tells a modern day Romeo and Juliet story on the streets of New York City, at the Landis Performing Center on Oct. 12. The musical performance is about two different gangs with different ethnic backgrounds, American people and Puerto Rican Latinx

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Vaping sparks debate in the U.S.

By: Jacob Quezada With terms like “public health crisis and “epidemic” being used to describe the purported surge in vaping related illnesses, public perception has shifted from skeptical inquires for “more research” to calls for an outright ban on vaping products. Although theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food operates under the United

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Riverside’s Ward 5 city candidates face off

By: Erik Galicia Things got tense at the Ward 5 city council debate on Oct. 9 when candidate Sean Mill accused his opponent Gabriela Plascencia of benefitting from Riverside’s pension obligations at the taxpayers’ expense. “When two-thirds of my opponent’s money comes from the same special interests that are benefitting from those high pensions, take

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