Category: Health

Moreno Valley College Health Services teaches mindfulness techniques

By Rolinda Espinoza A Moreno Valley College Health Services webinar offered a mindfulness practice and discussed the importance of students caring for their mental health and well-being throughout the academic year. “Pause,” Carlos Carrio, MVC health education specialist, said during the webinar Sept. 9. “Take a few deep breaths.” Mindfulness is defined as a state

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Opinion: Impulsive reopening of K-12 schools endangers society

By Erik Galicia By now you may have seen the viral photos of a crowded Georgia high school hallway taken Aug. 4, the first day of the fall semester. A few students were seen wearing masks. The vast majority were not as they squeezed through the locker-lined walkway in the closest possible proximity to each

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Opinion: NBA COVID-19 regulations see success, MLB’s do not

By Erik Galicia Be like the NBA. The COVID-19 safety protocols they unveiled in June are based on CDC guidance and involve constant testing for players and staff who live in what has come to be known as “The Bubble.” Only 22 of the NBA’s 30 teams were invited to the bubble this season, which

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Riverside Community College District campuses may fully open in spring 2021

By Erik Galicia Students may be allowed back to their respective Riverside Community College District campus by spring 2021, assuming everything goes as planned. The district’s Safe Return Task Force has outlined a four phase plan for returning to campus, which aligns with the California Resilience Roadmap stages of reopening. Phase D, which assumes the

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Statistics show college students are at a high risk for drug and alcohol abuse

By Erik Galicia Drugs and alcohol seem to make frequent appearances in the lives of college students, putting this demographic at a high risk for abuse and negative consequences. According to a 2012 report by the Journal of College Student Development, a University of Michigan study entitled Monitoring the Future found that 63% of students

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Health Services pitches fee increase

Josa Lamont | News Editor May 29, 2014   The Student Health and Psychological Services director is making a push to increase student health fees by $1. The change would take up to a year to implement, as it is still in initial phases according to Ed Bush, vice president of student services. The state allots

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A Healthy Cafe Choice

ZACHARY INGRAM | Staff Writer Don’t you love the smell of bacon in the morning? Eating is a natural desire that we can all agree is an enjoyable pastime. The on campus City Gill offers healthy options that are sure to fill your tummy and satisfy those taste buds. A salad bar, sandwiches, whole wheat

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RCC sends silence packing

By Luis Solis | Staff Editor Riverside City College Active Minds club hosted the “Send Silence Packing” event on Sept. 10 in the RCC quad. The event is a nationally traveling exhibition of 1,100 donated backpacks. Each of the backpacks represent the number of college students that lose their life by committing suicide. The purpose of

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