Day: March 12, 2020

Views: The U.S. isn’t ready for electronic voting

By Daniel Hernandez In the past decade, the United States has seen tremendous amounts of technological growth, making virtually everything from grocery shopping to filing taxes easily accessible from your cell phone.  However, there is one aspect of our lives that technology has not been made more convenient for the American people: Voting. Americans, for

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Views: Capitol Hill cannot stop cannabis

By Noah Lopez It’s been 50 years since the infamous Controlled Substances Act was signed into law by former president Richard Nixon, chaining the flower to the same DEA classification used for heroin. According to Galup, 66% of Americans now support nationwide legalization of cannabis for adult-use, and if the trend of the past decade

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Movie Review: Reboot of “Fantasy Island” turns into a nightmare

By Silda Martinez Who remembers the corny shows we were forced to watch in the 70s, thought it ended there? Unfortunately it didn’t.    Apparently director Jeff Wadlow thought it was a good idea to give the 70s show “Fantasy Island” it’s own spin off movie. Sure enough it was a terrible idea.  Fantasy Island

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Actor Hill Harper visits Landis Performing Arts Center at Riverside City College

By Saida Maalin Keynote speaker Hill Harper joked about shooting a new movie in Riverside because he wasn’t aware how much the city resembles Los Angeles. He discussed how anyone interested can get involved in ongoing projects with his nonprofit foundation Manifest Your Destiny and with the production of his movie that could be filmed

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Editorial: Divisiveness in politics creates tension in the home

The divisiveness in politics is growing worse and making its way into our own homes. Many people today look up to politicians and are easily inspired by them. People are starting to take action and treat others with the same harshness exhibited by said politicians. Recently Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., was “threatening” supreme court justices

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Associated Students of Riverside City College address parking, EBT and registration

By Jennifer Rosales The Associated Students of Riverside City College President Angel Contreras discussed possible parking reform during the State of the Students forum held in the Charles A. Kane Building on Feb. 27. According to Contreras, surveys conducted at the beginning of last semester determined that lack of parking was negatively impacting students. “I’ve

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2020 Empowering Young Women’s Conference comes to Riverside City College

By Rossana Martinez At a young age women are given the message that they are weak and vulnerable. Self-love and self-empowerment change those misconceptions when women unite to make a difference.  Young women gathered for the Empowering Young Women’s Conference at Riverside City College on March 7  to learn more about self-worth, love and power.

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Elohist Club at Riverside City College receives threats

By Erik Galicia Social media has proven itself time and time again to be an efficient means for the spread of false and harmful information. Members of Riverside City College’s Elohist Club, which focuses on preaching the World Mission Society Church of God’s version of Christianity, claim to have learned this through personal experience. What

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Norco College presidential search narrows down to final three

By Erik Galicia Monica Green Norco College Interim President Monica Green emphasized her experience in program development as an 18 year employee of the Riverside Community College District during her forum on Feb. 20. She described the Summer Advantage Program, which provides early orientation and one year of free tuition to first-time students, as a

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