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EDITORIAL: ASRCC and its culture of secrecy

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board When a person pursues a position of power, their constituents demand transparency, whether they be citizens of a nation or students at a higher learning institution. The Associated Students of Riverside City College are the student government. They are supposed to work for their constituents like all government officials in

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ASRCC prospects answer students’ questions

By Daniel Hernandez The Associated Students of Riverside City College hosted a virtual town hall that gave students an opportunity to question the candidates running in a special election. The ASRCC Supreme Court decided to hold a special election after the initial election May 12-13 failed to gather the minimum 100 votes required by ASRCC’s

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Associated Students of Riverside City College to hold special election

By Leo Cabral The Associated Students of Riverside City College Supreme Court decided to hold a special election for president and vice president starting with an open forum May 24 from 12-1 p.m. The public forum will take place over Zoom and Instagram Live. According to its bylaws, a special election is necessary because not

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Students confront ASRCC leadership during Inter-Club Council meeting about sex offender controversy

By Cheetara Piry Several students expressed their discomfort toward Riverside City College’s student government after its presidential candidate’s sex offense conviction came to light. Albert Jaramillo, 45, was convicted in 2014 of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14. Jaramillo, who is currently the Associated Students of RCC Inter-Club Council

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UPDATED/DEVELOPING: Convicted sex offender ran unopposed for Associated Students of Riverside City College presidency, doesn’t plan to step down

By Erik Galicia For the second time in eight years, a convicted sex offender ran unopposed for the Associated Students of Riverside City College presidency. Albert Jaramillo, 45, was charged in 2011 and convicted in 2014 of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14. His past was exposed to unknowing

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RCC instructor, student discuss distance education

By Isabel Whitsett Riverside City College student government and faculty have mixed emotions about returning to in-person classes.  Online education statistics indicated 97% of higher education institutions had moved a majority of their classes online as of June 2020 due to COVID-19. Although the decision was meant to ensure safety, 63% of undergraduate college attendees

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Details of RCCD campus re-openings still unclear

By Leo Cabral As COVID-19 cases have surged and fallen in the last year, and as the virus mutates, the state has experienced shutdowns, soft re-openings and indefinitely delayed in-person events. Since California returned to its Blueprint for a Safer Economy system of re-opening Jan. 25, the Riverside Community College District’s Safe Return Task Force

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Associated Students of Riverside City College launch into 21st century with upcoming mobile app

By Daniel Hernandez Make some space on your cell phone’s storage because a new way to engage with Riverside City College’s student government is under construction. The Associated Students of Riverside City College’s executive cabinet voted in favor of creating an app after they experienced difficulties updating their page on the new RCC website. ASRCC

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ASRCC provides holiday meals to students

By Neyra Rodriguez The Associated Students of Riverside City College hosted a free turkey dinner giveaway to RCC students who had paid their student services fees for the semester. The turkey dinner intended to provide a meal for students in need on Thanksgiving day. Students who received the aid expressed gratitude for the help. “These

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ASRCC selects new vice president

By Jennipher Vasquez The Associated Students of Riverside City College selected a new vice president following the resignation of former President Samantha Coffland.  ASRCC’s former vice president, Shauna Kim, took over the role as president when the resignation occurred, while the student government decided who would take on her old position.  Stefany Perez, originally an

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