Category: Life

‘Nine Days’ is an existential journey that leaves audiences reflecting on personal lives

By Tim Nacey We all know that life can be challenging and sometimes existing in itself can feel like work. But what if it was actually like a job? What if, before we were born into this world, we had to sit across a desk from a stone-faced interviewer and answer complex questions to prove

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Former Riverside City College students launch business, turns passion into profit

By Cheetara Piry Two former Riverside City College students took advantage of its vast catalog and affordability, consequently becoming successful entrepreneurs who built an oasis in the heart of Downtown Riverside. The latest addition to downtown’s growing number of small businesses, Meraki Plants is a female-owned indoor plant nursery that showcases thousands of lush and

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James Gunn gives ‘The Suicide Squad’ a second chance

By Tim Nacey “The Suicide Squad” is a strange experience.  Partially because it contains things like feral weasel-men, starfish kaiju and a man with extreme mommy issues that can melt things with the polka dots he shoots from his fingers — but also because of the limbo between sequel and reboot in which it exists.

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Viewpoints abroad: An ongoing series about traveling to El Salvador during a pandemic

By Daniel Hernandez Day seven: Our indigenous roots My father always jokes about his actions being influenced by the indigenous blood flowing through him.  He enjoys exploring mountains, cultivating medicinal plants and being in touch with planet earth. His nostalgic stories about El Salvador detail his parents’ teachings about the nation’s history and the times

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The Viewpoints Network Presents: An Interview with Erik Galicia

Our outgoing editor-in-chief, Erik Galicia, stops by on his way to Mizzou for an interview with Viewpoints reporter and host of “The Pop Culture Grab Bag” Tim Nacey. Join us as we say goodbye to one of the driving forces of this paper! FOLLOW TIM NACEY ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/NaceyTim Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/naceytim/ FOLLOW ERIK GALICIA ON

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Perris train and trolley rides a great way to spend the weekend

By Liv Pearson For over 60 years, the Southern California Railway Museum, formerly the Orange Empire Railway Museum, has been working to keep a bit of electric railway history preserved.  The museum, located in Perris, invites people of all ages to visit its collection of more than 200 streetcars and railway vehicles. It also offers

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St. Vincent gets personal about family struggles in new album

By Stephanie Arenas St. Vincent, also known as Annie Clark, brought in a fresh new ’70s rock ‘n’ roll sound with her new album “Daddy’s Home,” released May 14. Inspired by the likes of David Bowie, Pink Floyd and Kate Bush, Clark decided to shine a new light on a heavy topic: her relationship with

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Art walks back to downtown streets

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

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