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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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Where to give or receive this holiday season

By Keyshonna Simmons Spark of Love Toy Drive The Riverside Fire Department and ABC7 are teaming up for a toy drive running through Dec. 24. To make Christmas special for a child or teenager in Riverside, donate at the Cesar Chavez Community Center at 2060 University Ave., the Stratton Community Center at 2008 Martin Luther

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Associated Students of Riverside City College prepare second stimulus package

By Rolinda Espinoza Riverside City College student government is planning a second round of stimulus money for students, with an emphasis on serving undocumented students.  Stimulus money was first provided to Community Colleges through the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students who were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The CARES

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ASRCC president resigns, vice president steps up

Correction: In a previous version of this story, we referred to the ASRCC vice president as Shauna Kimm and the former ASRCC president as Angel Conteras. The story has been updated with their correct last names, Kim and Contreras. By Chloe Hunter The head of student government at Riverside City College has resigned after only

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Students elect new leadership for Associated Students of Riverside City College

By Rossana Martinez The student body elected a new president and vice president May 14. Samantha Coffland will serve as president of the Associated Students of Riverside City College and Shuana Kim will serve as vice president of ASRCC next year. Coffland, a microbiology major whose goal is to become a pediatric intensivist, began participating

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Riverside City College student government creates stimulus fund

By Erik Galicia Student leaders have created a pandemic stimulus fund available to all Riverside City College students after federal guidance on the distribution excluded all students who are ineligible for FAFSA. These restrictions left Nathalie Ntwali, a first semester RCC international student, feeling uncertain about her academic future.  “If I’m not able to pay

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Riverside City College student Claudia Lucrey, 29, dies in crash

By Saida Maalin Claudia Cloud Lucrey, a beloved leader, friend and all around inspiration for many at Riverside City College passed away in a motorcycle collision March 10. She was 29 years old. Lucrey was the vice president of the Sexuality and Gender Acceptance Club for two semesters. Her partner of two years, Gabriela Mena,

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