Tag: Angel Pena

College organizations host webinar addressing allyship towards AAPI community

By Jessica Lopez Three college-based organizations came together with a message of allyship in response to the recent spikes of violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.  The webinar titled “Silence is Violence: Unpacking and Addressing Anti-AAPI Violence” was presented through Zoom March 27. It had participants from organizations such as the Asian

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Viewpoints excels at National College Media Convention, awards show

Staff Report Viewpoints took home a total of 15 awards, including two national awards, at the Spring National College Media Convention on March 20. News Editor Cheetara Piry was also re-elected Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California president. The staff placed second in the Associated Collegiate Press National Best of Show for their print

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Editor-in-Chief says goodbye

By Angel Pena I was shocked when I was appointed editor-in-chief of Viewpoints at the end of the spring 2019 semester. Emotions ran through my body and I was certain someone had made a mistake.          I soon realized that regardless of what I felt, the future of the Viewpoints newspaper rested in my hands.

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Riverside City College Tigers victorious against Fullerton College Hornets

By Stephen Peltz Riverside City College’s defense held Fullerton College to just seven points Sept. 14, making big plays on third downs and in the red zone. The special teams of RCC also shined the whole game, blocking two field goals, recovering a botched punt, and coming up big in the punting game. Penalties —

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Editorial: Trump’s hate speech empowers domestic terrorism

“I am simply defending my country from cultural and ethnic replacement brought on by an invasion.” This is a statement taken from the manifesto of Patrick Crusius minutes before he killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso. It is a statement that mirrors President Donald Trump’s ongoing blatantly racist rhetoric. Trump has referred

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Riverside City College baseball star transfers to Arizona State University

By Jair Ramirez The 2019 Orange Empire Conference Pitcher of the Year Garrett Irvin helped lead the Riverside City College baseball team to a 32-12 record. “I was really excited,” said Irvin on winning the award. “It’s crazy because there’s a lot of good pitchers in this conference this year and every game felt like

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Star softball player Karter Williams leads Tigers to Victory

By Jair Rodriguez The Riverside City College softball team has won 10 out of their last 13 games, and leading the way is sophomore sensation from Escondido, infielder Karter Williams. The Tigers started the season slow but have been on a hot streak lately. “We’ve come out with a lot of energy from the get

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Softball rallies back mid-season while RCC looks to qualify for postseason contention

By Mia Magana   Going down does not always count as an out and a strikeout does not always mean game over, there is always room for redemption. This rings true as Riverside City Colleges softball team has won six of their last eight games  after a difficult start to the 2019 season. From the

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RCC football tackles Cancer Night

By Nick Peralta Riverside City College dominates, getting their fourth straight victory after a huge night from the special teams unit. Freshmen wide receiver and return specialist Tyler Kennedy had a spectacular performance against the Grossmont College Griffins. Kennedy finished a field day with a total of 238 yards off of special teams returns only

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Tigers wage war with Hornets

By Robert Johnson A battle of bitter rivals touched down in Wheelock Stadium as the Riverside City College Tigers hosted a highly contested football game against 2017’s California Community College Athletic Association champions, the Fullerton Hornets. The game took place during week two of the Tigers football season, Sept. 8. In last years Southern California

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