Category: Riverside Community College District

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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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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