By Tyrese Blue Riverside’s monthly Life Arts Center Artwalk made its return to downtown after a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19. The building itself was originally built in 1909 and was initially a YMCA. It was designed in the style of Italian Renaissance architecture and is now considered a historic site. Normally, there would also
By Jacob Quezada Steve Jobs made history with the reveal of the iPod in 2001, and while the music industry sailed into the future, it was somehow also cast into oblivion. The days of the Walkman would be long gone, nevermind the cassette player, and you could totally forget about the vinyl record player. But
By Erik Galicia Los Angeles police officers — geared up with the riot equipment that came to characterize law enforcement over the past year — moved in formation through an Echo Park alleyway. An intense protest of hundreds faced off with police March 25 over the city’s intent to clear the park of homeless encampments.
Photos and story by Angel Peña Located about 50 miles east of Palm Springs lies a protected area of desert that is home to stunning rock formations, unique wildlife and several different types of desert plants. Named after its iconic trees, Joshua Tree National Park became the 54th national park October 31, 1994. Since then,
By Tyrese Blue A unique program for school-age girls founded 24 years ago on the other side of the country has made it to Riverside. Girls on the Run is an after school program for third to eighth grade girls. It aims to teach girls to be active, kind and about consent. It also combines
By Daniel Hernandez The Norte Vista football team is consistently dominant on the field and it can be attributed, in large part, to the man holding the reigns. Head coach Ken Batdorf has been a part of the Norte Vista football program for 26 years and has no plans of slowing down. The Norte Vista
By Daniel Hernandez It has been almost a year since the new dean of Student Services has arrived at Riverside City College and he has already made some positive changes to the campus. Last November, RCC found a new hire, Thomas A. Cruz-Soto Jr. to fill the position of dean of Student Services. “He has
Performance Riverside has started showcasing a production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in the Riverside City College Landis Performing Arts Center.
A memorial service was held Sept. 9 for Professor Emeritus Al Parker of Riverside City College. He left his mark on all those he came into contact with from colleagues, to students, friends and family.
The men that can say that they crafted an enduring legacy for themselves from scratch, are few and far between. At Riverside City College, we have a person that has not only made a name for himself, but for the college and the entire city of Riverside as well.