Category: Riverside Community College District

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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Club Rush returns to campus following college reopening

By Andrea Mendez Club Rush returned to Riverside City College’s campus for the first time since the pandemic forced all activities online. The three-day event was held in a hybrid format to accommodate for those who are unvaccinated or unable to come onto campus. Many were excited to be returning to campus. “It feels great,”

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UPDATING: Riverside Community College District extends second dose deadline to Sept. 30

This article has been updated to include comment from the chancellor and student trustee Sept. 21 at 3:07 p.m. By Leo Cabral and Daniel Hernandez The Riverside Community College District extended the deadline for students to receive the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine after faculty members voiced their concerns about the lack

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Athletes return to regular schedule but with some restrictions

By Jesus Coronel Riverside City College sports are returning to a normal schedule starting Aug. 26. Athletes will be pleased to know that they can finally play sports in-person once again, enjoy their love for the game and work toward an opportunity to play at a four-year university. RCC Athletic Director Payton Williams, in an

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RCCD students dissatisfied with vaccine mandate

By Elaina Kleven Many Riverside Community College District students are voicing opposition after the Board of Trustees voted on a vaccine and mask mandate on Aug. 10. “Fully or partially vaccinated, you can take classes on-site, in hybrid mode and/or online,” Interim Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Strategic Planning Jeannie Kim said during the

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Vol. 100 Issue 1

This issue contains an explanation about the vaccine and mask mandate, students’ reaction to the mandate, a deep-dive celebrating Viewpoints’ history for the 100th volume, our editor-in-chief’s opinion about the lack of trans education within the medical field and an updated campus map! Our “Back to School” will be available on all of our racks

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RCCD students share differing opinions about returning to in-person instruction

By Jennipher Vasquez As students prepare for the return to campus on Aug. 23, some are reluctant to follow the recently implemented mask and vaccine mandates by the Riverside Community College District. The RCCD board of trustees passed a resolution Aug. 10 requiring all students, staff and faculty to provide proof of partial vaccination no

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Viewpoints celebrates its 100th volume and showcases where it all began

By Daniel Hernandez This ‘Back to School’ issue officially marks the beginning of our 100th volume. Viewpoints is honored to have informed our readers of the crucial events happening in and around our college, from the construction of the campus to the many accolades that Riverside City College has received or to the unprecedented events

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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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Riverside Community College District passes vaccine and mask mandate

By Leo Cabral and Daniel Hernandez All students, staff and faculty will be required to provide proof of vaccination before returning to any Riverside Community College District campuses. The Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees passed a resolution Aug. 10 stating all students and employees must “provide evidence of partially vaccinated status no later

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