Day: May 27, 2020

Norco music students perform virtual concert

By Saida Maalin Norco College student musicians and alumni hosted a five hour virtual concert for the community on May 22.  The concert featured 21 Norco music students who played genres ranging from country, hiphop, folk, metal, rock and alternative. Featured artists included Kalie Jade, Damian Navarro, Farris, Emma Dark,  Just Crystal and Old Scores,

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Views: We’re all in on the joke, wrestling is fake and it’s great

By Chloe Hunter The spectacle of professional wrestling is rife with colorful ring gear and exaggerated moves that require skill along with peak physical conditioning from its performers. The energy within the crowd prompts boisterous outbursts from participants and fans alike. All of this by itself is a show, but behind the scenes a careful,

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Views: Why you should join Viewpoints

Daniel Hernandez My first two years at Riverside City College were absolutely miserable. However, I don’t blame the college or the faculty members for my feelings of disenfranchisement. .I was miserable because I was lonely.  In high school I only had two close friends. I met both of these life long friends in middle school

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Editorial: Virtual commencement does not make your degrees and hard work invalid

The class of 2020 will have to attend their commencement ceremonies online at almost all colleges and universities due to COVID-19 safety regulations, including Riverside City College.  It is unfortunate that an entire graduating class has to celebrate this event that is meant to be in person through a screen. However, no matter the circumstances,

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‘The Half of It’ movie review

By Stephanie Arenas Director and screenwriter Alice Wu brought in a fresh and influential twist with a common trope in her new movie “The Half of It.” Based on the 1897 play “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostrand, “The Half of It” is a coming of age film based on the simple premise of friendship

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Editor-in-Chief says goodbye

By Angel Pena I was shocked when I was appointed editor-in-chief of Viewpoints at the end of the spring 2019 semester. Emotions ran through my body and I was certain someone had made a mistake.          I soon realized that regardless of what I felt, the future of the Viewpoints newspaper rested in my hands.

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Riverside City College names 2020 Student Commencement Speaker

By Saida Maalin Riverside City College announced Roryana Bowman, President of Ujima Club, as the Student Commencement Speaker for the graduating class of 2020.  “Her character and discipline to commitment, self improvement and community service is impeccable,” said Kweku Williams, an RCC anthropology instructor.  Bowman is the first speaker in RCC’s history to be sent

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Students elect new leadership for Associated Students of Riverside City College

By Rossana Martinez The student body elected a new president and vice president May 14. Samantha Coffland will serve as president of the Associated Students of Riverside City College and Shuana Kim will serve as vice president of ASRCC next year. Coffland, a microbiology major whose goal is to become a pediatric intensivist, began participating

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Riverside Community College District creates task force to examine procedures for safe reopening of campuses

By Erik Galicia A task force is making recommendations for the safe reopening of the Riverside Community College District. “This is a very large task,” Robin Steinback, Moreno Valley College president and head of the new task force, said at the Board of Trustees meeting May 19. “It’s much easier to invite people to leave

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