Month: November 2019

Riverside domestic violence survivors speak out

By Leana Padilla Healthy relationships are based on equality, respect, love, partnership and communication, while abusive relationships are based of power, control and manipulation. Relationships are hard as is, it only gets harder when you get involved in an abusive relationship. The problem with people being in an abusive relationship is that they do not

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ALLY Social sparks discussion at the Riverside Food Lab

By Leo Cabral Riverside City College’s ALLIES hosted a social to find support and discuss action to bring visibility to LGBTQ+ people on campus. RCC’s website describes an ally as “a visible member of the Riverside Community College District community (staff, faculty or students) who is willing to provide a safe haven and an empathetic

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Riverside City College led march to bring awareness to end domestic violence

By Leo Cabral Riverside City College’s Student Health and Psychological Services led a crowd of students on a march through campus to bring awareness to sexual and domestic violence. On Nov. 6 RCC’s first Take Back the Night event opened with a speech from Elizabeth Ayala of the Women’s Foundation of California outside the MLK

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Norte Vista High School Football Coach Cultivates Success

By Daniel Hernandez The Norte Vista football team is consistently dominant on the field and it can be attributed, in large part, to the man holding the reigns. Head coach Ken Batdorf has been a part of the Norte Vista football program for 26 years and has no plans of slowing down. The Norte Vista

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Riverside City College Football Team Aims to Be First in State

By Jair Ramirez Moreno Valley native and former Valley View High School quarterback had a night to remember while keeping Riverside City College’s undefeated season alive. Freshman quarterback Jacob Barlage had an explosive night as RCC blew out conference rival Orange Coast College 73-3 at the Wheelock Stadium. Due to an injury to sophomore quarterback

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Huge Upset Gives Riverside City College Volleyball Team Hope for Playoffs

By Stephen Peltz After losing the first set of the night Riverside City College never looked back, winning every set the rest of the night defeating Fullerton 3-1 for the first time since 2017. Both RCC and Fullerton were playing back and forth with neither team really able to get a consistent drive of four

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Riverside City College Guided Pathways Aims to Help Students Succeed

  By Erik Galicia Riverside City College has added several on-campus resources to help steer students through the college’s newly designed Guided Pathways framework. According to Wolde-Ab Isaac, the Riverside Community College District chancellor, RCC’s completion rates of past years were not up to par and showed stagnation. “Students were given too many remedial courses

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Art club invites ‘Adventure Time’ artist Ako Castuera to Riverside City College

By: Leo Cabral Riverside City College’s Art Club had the pleasure of hosting artist Ako Castuera on Nov. 1 in the Digital Library Auditorium to present her work and discuss her creative career and process. Castuera is best known for her storyboard animations and character design in popular shows like “Adventure Time and “Metalocalypse.” From

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Editorial: California should stop discriminating against former inmates

California is in dire need of more firefighters while facing a trend of longer wildfire seasons amid a growing climate crisis. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employs the use of inmates from Conservation Fire Camps to fight fires alongside professional firefighters in collaboration with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and

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Remembering Riverside City College instructor Ron Pardee

  By: Samantha Bartholomew Riverside City College professor of business administration and management Ron Pardee died suddenly Sept. 21. “As a deeply respected and beloved member of the RCC family, Ron left an indelible legacy for all of us at the college and throughout the community,” RCC President Gregory Anderson said. “Ron loved RCC and

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