Month: April 2021

OPINION: Voter suppression rampant, country needs to take action now

By Paul Quick The Republican Party is mad as hell and they are not going to take it anymore. What is the “it,” you ask? The “it” is losing statewide and national elections due to minority voting in historically Republican states. It appears that the last straw was the highly publicized loss of two senate

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OPINION: One man’s ‘bad day’ is their daily

By Elaina Kleven It took the Atlanta Spa Shooting to finally shine the light on anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander hate crimes and the discrimination they face daily. The terrorist attack on three Asian-owned spas killed eight people: Delania Ashley Yang, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Paul Andre Michaels, Hyun Jung Grant, Soon Chung Park, Suncha

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Workers react to moving into the orange tier

By Isabel Whitsett Riverside County has moved into the orange tier and, while worry lingers, many workers are looking forward to more hours on the clock. The orange tier allows some indoor business operations to open with modifications.  The moderate risk level lessens capacity restrictions for most social settings, such as gyms and restaurants. There

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Faculty Association, HR settle dispute

By Erik Galicia Tensions between the Riverside Community College District Faculty Association and Human Resources Department eased as both sides came to an agreement over investigations of instructors. Union board members went public with their grievances at recent Board of Trustees and Academic Senate meetings. While declaring full support for faculty investigations that root out

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EDITORIAL: Seeing is believing in Chauvin trial

By Paul Quick Ever since the horrific beating of Rodney King was captured on video, Black and Brown Americans have wondered what it would take for the judicial system to hold police accountable.   Despite the recording of King’s beating at the police’s hands, a jury acquitted three of the officers and deadlocked on the other.

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NFTs bring digital artists safer source of income

TO BID ON THIS NON-FUNGIBLE TOKEN, CLICK ON THE BUTTON: By Timothy Lewis  The art world at large is in a stirred presence after the sale of a Non-Fungible Token made by digital artist “Beeple.” for a whopping $69 million March 11. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are currently taking the creative and crypto world by storm. Similar

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