Category: Spotlight

Norte Vista High School Football Coach Cultivates Success

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

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RCC showcases Beauty and the Beast

Performance Riverside has started showcasing a production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in the Riverside City College Landis Performing Arts Center. 

RCC alumnus debuts “Extracted Manifestations”

Written by: Karla Rodriguez A gumball machine filled with dentures, a portrait of a tooth riding a bicycle, and another one depicted as Saint Mary. These are just a few of the unusual works of art created by Riverside City College alumni Jesus Castaneda. Castaneda debuted his first solo exhibition “Extracted Manifestations” at the Division

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Refugee Camp in Germany: An Editor’s View

Posted: August 26, 2015 | Written by: Brooke Cary A few summers ago, I started to start saving up for travel. I wanted to see the world, but wasn’t sure when or where. I just knew that if the opportunity arose, I wanted to be able to get up and go. Before my last final

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Tiffany Vang wins Skills USA

Posted: August 26, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo & Brooke Cary Riverside City College student Tiffany Vang won the gold medal for graphic communications at the National Skills USA competition in July. Skills USA is a non-profit organization that services over 300,000 students and instructors every year by assisting them with training for their

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Former RCC math instructor utilizes YouTube in class

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Edith Noriega Former Riverside City College math instructor Frank Ives put a unique spin in teaching mathematics that involved integrating YouTube, a highly popular video sharing website into his classes and student lives. Ives, who taught at RCC for six years created his YouTube channel known as MathByFives

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Spotlight: The Burke of all trades

Posted: March 10, 2015 | Written by Josiah Patterson Riverside Community College District Chancellor Michael Burke reflects on his life In his college days, Dr. Michael L. Burke worked in the shrimping industry on the Texas coast where he made $1.25 an hour. Today he is the chancellor of the Riverside Community College District. Burke

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