Month: November 2020

Kansas City Chiefs beat Las Vegas Raiders in final minute

By Jesus Coronel The duel between the Las Vegas Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs came to a halt with a game-ending interception in the final minute of the game, handing the Chiefs a last-minute comeback win Nov. 22. With six minutes left in the fourth quarter, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes connected with running back Le’Veon

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Fraudulent emails scam Riverside Community College District students

By Erik Galicia Criminals impersonating Riverside Community College District instructors scammed students through fraudulent emails in October. Shauna Gates, RCCD police chief, said the emails were sent districtwide from an unknown person. The subject of the emails was usually a professor searching for a personal assistant. The emails detailed work hours and responsibilities, such as

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Kellogg Fire burns in North Palm Springs area

By Joyce Nugent The Kellogg Fire was triggered when a 100-foot mulch pile combusted in North Palm Springs on Nov. 8. Twenty-six acres were burned and two firefighters were evaluated for non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation. “I believe it was arson and sparked from another fire that happened Halloween night,”

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Riverside County voting operations run smoothly, spokespeople say

By Erik Galicia Voting center operations in Riverside County ran smoothly on Election Day despite having less than half of the locations and workers available than in previous years, according to county officials. Brooke Federico, Riverside County Executive Office public information officer, reported that the county offered 600 polling places and employed 3,500 poll workers

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Viewpoints victorious at Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference

Staff Report Past and present Viewpoints emerged from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall 2020 Conference victorious in several different categories — and with a representative on the association’s board. This fall’s conference was held in a fully online format due to COVID-19. In attendance were 217 students, faculty and staff from 30 California

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Five fall flicks to watch with the family

By Justin Yoth Nothing to watch on Netflix or any other platform?  Well, as we approach winter, there are some phenomenal family-friendly movies that provide us with the ambient, nostalgic taste of the seasons of autumn and winter.  At least one of the movies on this list brings us back in time to a moment

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Opinion: Consider a breeder next time you seek a furry friend

By Ashley Hayner If you have a pet, you can understand why animals play such a huge role in one’s life.  Many refer to their pets as family and treat them as such. Choosing your pet can be a difficult decision. You are bringing an animal into your home that you know nothing about.  Is

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BMTH’s “Post Human: Survival Horror” is the soundtrack to 2020

By Alyssa Aldrete About 14 years ago, British metal band Bring Me The Horizon burst onto the alternative rock scene with their MySpace-era metalcore and were met with a lot of sneers from anyone not in their target audience.  Their lyrics were vulgar, their thrash metal sound was hard for mainstream magazines to praise, and

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Book Review: ‘How Europe Underdeveloped Africa’ explains foundation of institutional racism

“If ‘underdevelopment’ were related to anything other than comparing economies, then the most under-developed country in the world would be the U.S.A., which practices external oppression on a massive scale, while internally there is a blend of exploitation, brutality, and psychiatric disorder.” –Walter Rodney By Liv Drobny “Institutional racism” emerged in the American vocabulary during

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Riverside City College football coach, student-athlete mentor dies

By Aniela Russo A long-time Riverside City College assistant football coach has died at the age of 60. Mike Richey coached at RCC for 15 years and specialized in coaching linebackers and defensive backs. His leadership helped the Tigers achieve an undefeated National championship in 2019, which was RCC’s first in 30 years. “If anyone

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