By Jacob Quezada Quarantine, infection, social distancing and disease have become an all too common part of our lexicon. Measures to take a hold of viral infections have shaped our lifestyle and industry. For Southern California citrus growers and essential agricultural workers, quarantine protocols for the infectious bacterial disease huanglongbing (HLB) antedates COVID-19. The incurable
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
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
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
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
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
With all the different Mother’s Days set around the world, it sometimes feels like the whole first two weeks of May should just be devoted to singing the praises of our mothers.
A Riverside City College student tested positive for tuberculosis, according to a press release sent out by Riverside County Public Health and the Riverside Community College District.
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
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