Day: April 8, 2020

April 9 News Briefs

By Erik Galicia Face covering ordered Riverside County Public Health Officer Cameron Kaiser ordered everyone to stay home unless absolutely necessary and to cover their faces when outside, effective April 5. The public gatherings ban does not apply to essential businesses. The face covering order does apply to essential workers. Appropriate face coverings include bandanas,

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Views: Officials should close gun stores, unnecessary during quarantine

By Leo Cabral It is no surprise that America would consider gun shops essential businesses. Who loves guns more than good ol’ America? State and local governments have laid out recommended regulations during the shelter in place order levied in mid March and, quite frankly, firearms do not quite fit the level of necessity as

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Editorial: Health care workers at risk, everyone must do their part during health crisis

As COVID-19 cases spike in California, health care workers have taken to social media to respond to the public not taking the stay-at-home order seriously.  In an interview with ABC 7, Heidi Flores, a Southern California nurse, said it is only a matter of time before many nurses test positive for COVID-19. “I’ll continue as

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Three anime to binge watch while under quarantine

By Daniel Hernandez Even though staying inside during the pandemic is important, it can also be a bit boring. Television and streaming websites like Netflix and Hulu can definitely help keep you busy throughout the day but it can be hard to choose something to watch from their enormous catalog of shows. When you do

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Video Review: Bad Bunny’s ‘Yo Perreo Sola’

By Silda Martinez Puerto Rican Latin trap artist Bad Bunny has lightened up the quarantine with a jaw dropping surprise. A new video was released (insert date) for his song “Yo Perreo Sola,” which translates to “I Twerk Alone.” The drop of his new album “YHLQMDLG” was not enough. Bad Bunny treated his fans with

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Riverside City College Nursing, other programs to resume instruction soon

By Rossana Martinez As Riverside City College moves online due to coronavirus, the Nursing Program is especially feeling these changes. Tensions are running high as students worry about the impacts on their semester. “COVID-19 has affected the program as a whole,” said Eddy Pantoja, a fourth semester nursing student. “We cannot complete our patient care

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125 bed field hospital built on Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio

By Jonathan Ramirez A 125 bed field hospital has been set up at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in Indio to help ease the strain of local hospitals anticipating a hike of COVID-19 cases. The California National Guard did the initial set up for the field hospital over the course of 10 days.  “(The National Guard)

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Riverside Community College District considers 2020 graduation ceremony options

By Jennifer Rosales  The rite of passage of any graduating student is to have their name called out, their hand shook and to walk across that stage in front of their peers and families.  But due to COVID-19, a traditional commencement is not safe, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, since large

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Riverside City College student Claudia Lucrey, 29, dies in crash

By Saida Maalin Claudia Cloud Lucrey, a beloved leader, friend and all around inspiration for many at Riverside City College passed away in a motorcycle collision March 10. She was 29 years old. Lucrey was the vice president of the Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club for two semesters. Her partner of two years, Gabriela Mena,

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