Day: May 13, 2020

How social distancing revolutionized Electronic Dance Music culture

Daniel Hernandez “We received word from the State and from the County that we can no longer proceed with Beyond Wonderland SoCal next weekend.” Reading that message from Insomniac was heartbreaking.  I had recently begun falling in love with going to music festivals and celebrating dance culture and I was so excited to go to

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Nothin’ but a banda thang, Snoop Dogg collaborates with Banda MS

By Silda Martinez California legend Snoop Dogg just dipped his toe into banda music by making a collab song with famous group Banda MS. The song, “Que Maldicion,” dropped April 30, giving us all a surprise we were not expecting. Snoop Dogg is known for switching between genres. He’s gone from bringing the funk to

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Riverside City College Athletics holds virtual workouts to stay in shape

By Jair Ramirez Riverside City College athletes have found ways to maintain contact through the pandemic’s campus closure with online workouts, social media and different apps.  “Through Canvas Online we put our workouts and then have them take videos of their workouts,” said Tom Craft, RCC football coach. “We want our players to video their

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Sudden layoffs during pandemic show lack of appreciation for workers

By Silda Martinez While American leaders struggle with deciding when and how to reopen the economy, more than 5.2 million workers had been added to the unemployed list as of April 16. That is truly devastating. The way many industries and businesses have been handling this crisis has actually been the most infuriating part. Industries

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Riverside City College athletes get signed during pandemic

By Zane Mudron Volleyball Libero Sadie Arganda recently committed to Virginia Wesleyan University. “I was very nervous, I didn’t know what kind of questions they were going to ask me,” Arganda said. “This was the first time I had met with a four year university, so a little nervous, but everything turned out ok.” The

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Riverside City College dance instructor dies at 56

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect Carreras’ husband’s name as Brendan, not Sebastian. By Stephanie Arenas Riverside City College dance instructor Sofia Carreras died April 24 after her long battle with breast cancer. Carreras was born March 24, 1964 in Igualada, Spain. At 14, she and her family moved to Sacramento, where she

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Riverside Community College Athletics director, Jim Wooldridge to retire

By Zane Mudron The first football championship in 30 years isn’t a bad way to go out.  Also, if not for the COVID-19 closure, the men’s basketball team seemed poised to make its own run at a title.  Riverside City College Athletic Director Jim Wooldridge announced his retirement March 30 after five years directing traffic

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Riverside Community College District elects new student trustee, Q&A details pandemic aid plans

By Erik Galicia A new Riverside Community College District student trustee with an extensive platform was chosen with 61% of the votes for the 2020-2021 academic year. Ivan Hess, a Riverside City College student majoring in economics and political science, will assume the role at the end of the spring 2020 semester. In the following

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