Category: News

Paper falters, starts new chapter

By Daniel Hernandez The Arroyo, a previous version of Riverside City College’s student newspaper, would not see the same success in the 1940s as it did in the previous decade. According to “A 65 Year History,” the historical book about RCC, the Arroyo began to publish infrequently and only had small sheets of paper instead

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RCC athletic community shares tips on how to safely return to competitive play after pandemic

By Mya Castro As Riverside City College’s athletic department jumps back into training and competition, the athletes, trainers and coaches understand that a healthy mind and body are the key to success.  Coaches and athletic trainers know that athletes must do their best to keep their bodies healthy outside of just attending practice in order

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Academic Senate votes against reinstating study abroad program

By Jennipher Vasquez The Riverside Community College District Academic Senate voted against reinstating the study abroad program Sept. 27. Chancellor Wolde-Ab Isaac initiated the meeting by giving his report and initiatives that he agreed should be implemented moving into the winter and spring 2022 academic sessions.  “I would like the senate to look at the

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Colorado River Series: California drought impacts local agriculture

By Joyce Nugent Water shortages threatening California’s agricultural productivity could have a direct impact on the food supply and security in Riverside County and nationally. Joe Del Bosque is leaving a third of his 2,000-acre farm unplanted this year due to extreme drought.   “We’re taking a big risk in planting crops and hoping the water

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Viewpoints vol. 100, issue no. 2

Our first fully-staffed issue is out! Our second issue this term includes vaccination deadline updates for Riverside Community College District, tips on how to succeed in your classes, memorials for both 9/11 and a local soldier who lost his life in Kabul, managing editor Daniel Hernandez’s second History of Viewpoints column and the revival of

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Sept. 11 memorials throughout the Coachella Valley (Gallery)

By Joyce Nugent Coachella Valley communities held commemorative events to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Twenty years ago, on that Tuesday morning in September, extremists linked with the Islamic group al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and attacked multiple structures in the United

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Hundreds mourn hometown hero in three-day procession

By Joyce Nugent A homemade flag made by Army and Air Force veteran Brian Gray is left standing at the Palm Desert Sheriff Station. The flag reads “Hunter Lopez 9/21” in honor of United States Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez of Indio, who was among the 13 American service members killed during a terrorist attack

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History of Viewpoints: Growth breeds golden age

By Daniel Hernandez After 10 years of working to establish a student-run publication at Riverside City College, a new era came to fruition in 1932 with the hiring of a former alumnus: Robert Patton. Between 1922 and 1932, both the Tequesquite — a year book —  and the student newspaper were only considered extra-curricular activities.

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