Tag: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

Chancellor Burke brings RCC up to ADA code

Joshua Wilson | Staff Writer Oct. 16, 2014 Due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Riverside Community College District chancellor has approved access improvements to each of the RCCD campuses. Riverside City College will undergo structural and cosmetic alterations which will enable the campus to become more accessible to students with disabilities. The $6

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Difficulty with accessibility

  In society it seems that the person who has the loudest voice gets the most attention. Historically, movements have been led and changes implemented by the protests and shouts of the dejected. We can picture emotional speeches, such as Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream,” or impacting protests, such as “Tank Man” in Tiananmen Square on

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Campus plays catch up with codes

RCC leads the charge at the starting line of the ADA race, but staggers in the backstretch. Tyler Reese | Staff Writer Riverside City College upgrades its accessibility after falling behind federal mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. “Well, nothing’s easy when you’re in a wheelchair to access.” William Gonzalez said. He’s a student who has been wheelchair bound

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RCC Upgrades Campus Bathrooms to Reach Code Compliance

Josa Lamont |News Editor American Disabilities Act (ADA ) compliance issues are in the process of being removed from Riverside City College bathrooms. Construction is expected to continue through Nov. 18 to remove barriers and bring existing bathrooms to current code regulations. The parking lots are also being expanded to reach current code requirements and accommodate more staff and students. The finished product

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