Day: December 2, 2019

Should it be a requirement for presidential candidates to release their tax return information in order to run for the presidency?

Interviews and photographs by Jonathan Ramirez Correction, in the Nov. 28 print edition of Campus Conversations there was a misprint with the wrong question. This article contains the correct version. “If the IRS can come to anyone and ask, ‘hey! I want your tax forms’ or to keep track of it to begin with. They

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Riverside City College’s Transitioning Minds club highlights journeys of formerly incarcerated during movie night

By Erik Galicia Students directly impacted by the system of mass incarceration have brought a message of unity and social justice to Riverside City College. A collaboration between the college’s Transitioning Minds Club and Outreach and Student Equity Services brought a panel of five formerly incarcerated students to a packed Hall of Fame room in

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Disney donates holiday magic to Riverside City College’s Photo Club for Festival of Trees

By Saida Maalin Disney is supporting Riverside City College’s Photo Club by donating “Toy Story 4” toys to help decorate a tree that will be on display at the Riverside Convention Center. “The Festival of Trees Mistletoe Magic Gala kicks off the festival the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Riverside University Health System Foundation’s annual event to

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Riverside City College volleyball coach retires after 11 years, speaks about her hopes for the program

By Stephen Peltz Women’s volleyball head coach Monica Hayes-Trainer has decided to retire after an 11 year career at Riverside City College. “I’m old,” Hayes-Trainer said with a smile and a chuckle, “And I have a great associate head coach, I feel confident that she can take over the program and continue with its success

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Riverside City College’s Transitioning Minds club cofounder helps others after incarceration

By Erik Galicia As of 2016, the American system of mass incarceration was holding 2.3 million people behind bars. Michael Saavedra, cofounder of Riverside City College’s Transitioning Minds Club, has survived that system. Saavedra was raised in the East Los Angeles area and experienced the full effect the Reagan Era had on communities of color.

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Saddleback College Gauchos no match for Riverside City College Tigers

By Stephen Peltz Riverside City College defeated Saddleback College 56-25 to secure their second consecutive National Southern Division Championship. The first few drives of the game seemed to make everyone believe they would be watching a shootout between Saddleback and RCC. Drives consisting of  deep touchdown passes started the game off strong but then RCC’s

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Riverside City College hosts first shut out of the season, beats Mt. San Antonio Mounties 48-0

By Angel Peña Riverside City College held Mt. San Antonio College to 210 yards and only 15 first downs the lowest of any game this season. The defense, led by defensive back Shawn Dourseau, shut out Mt. San Antonio College’s offense, allowing Quarterback Jacob Barlage and company to put up 48 points against the Mounties.

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Opinion: International Men’s Day goes unnoticed, should highlight mental health seriousness

By Silda Martinez International Men’s Day should have a lot more recognition then we are giving it. Never heard of it? Not surprising. Most aren’t even aware the day exists. “The day is not intended to compete with International Women’s Day, but to emphasize the importance of men’s physical and mental health and positive masculinity.

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Opinion: Bolivia’s former president’s forced resignation signals crumbling democracy

By Jonathan Ramirez The pillars of Bolivia’s democracy are crumbling after former president Evo Morales was forced to resign by military forces and later exiled to Mexico. The most important question should be: what happens now? But instead, the aftermath of what transpired has sparked a debate across mainstream media platforms and Twitter on whether

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