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New student trustee elected

By Amanda Arroway | News Editor Last month Jared Snyder was elected as the next student trustee of Riverside Community College District. Snyder comes from Norco College, where he was involved with Associated Students of Norco College for the past two years. During that time, he was a senator, vice president and member at large

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Chancellor Gray accepts new position in Connecticut

By Amanda Arroway | News Editor Gregory Gray, chancellor of Riverside Community College District, has accepted an offer to become the next president of Board of Regents for Higher Education on May 1. The Board of Regents for Higher Education governs the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities. Perks of his new position include use of

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Math and Science Building makes students ill, raises health concerns

By Amanda Arroway | News Editor Cynthia Azari, president of Riverside City College, sent an email April 6 to the faculty mailing list alerting the faculty of the situation occurring at the Math and Science Building. For approximately the last eight months, the building has been experiencing odors that faculty and staff describe as solvent or sulfur-like. Faculty, staff and students have also reported feeling

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Student body president runs unopposed

By Amanda Arroway | News Editor At the Associated Students of Riverside City College election forum April 18, presidential candidate Doug Figueroa gave a charged presentation, shunning the media and inviting students to “be progressive” and “believe in rehabilitation.” Figueroa, the current student body president, is running unopposed for his second term. He has recently been in the news after an anonymous flier found on campus

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Student senators vow to focus on representing student concerns… and puppies

Amanda Arroway | News Editor The Associated Students of Riverside City College is currently holding elections for student offices. Elections will be held from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on April 30 and May 1, outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. Teaching and Learning Center. A total of 16

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New recycling program takes hold at RCC

Amanda Arroway | News Editor An announcement at the Eco-Fair April 21 revealed that a new recycling program is being implemented at Riverside City College. The RCC Recycle Committee and the Student Sustainability Collective revealed that they would be working with Burrtec to implement the new program in a series of phases. Phase I will

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Community garden to host Eco-Fair

By Amanda Arroway | News Editor Riverside City College’s new community garden will be the center of attention during this year’s “How-to-Garden” tour and Eco-Fair. The event is being put on by the The Wood Streets Green Team. Events are scheduled to begin with an Eco-Fair held at RCC on April 21 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Representatives from Riverside Community

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