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Riverside City College tests Webadvisor’s updated registration system

By Patrick Tindall   Riverside City College is debuting an update to its outdated class registration system. Touted as “an algorithmic-based student academic planning software for colleges and universities” is the long-awaited update for RCC’s WebAdvisor platform which was clunky, non-user-friendly and difficult to understand which classes were useful to a student’s academic goals. Business,

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Study Abroad flies to the Emerald Isle in the coming spring

Shamir Aleem | Staff Writer Oct. 16, 2014 The Riverside Community College District Office of International Education is offering a study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland for the very first time during the spring semester of 2015. According to Jan Schall, director of the International Education program at Riverside City College, affordability and safety for

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RCC Spotlight on Jim Parsons

  Article and photo by Valerie Osier | News Editor Sept. 18, 2014 When he was a college student, Jim Parsons had an educational path that many students at Riverside City College can relate to. He started fresh out of high school with the aspiration being a doctor with a degree in medicine from University

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Mental illness on RCC campus

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor   How important is the mental capacity of a college student? Mental illness is prioritized concern here on RCC campus. Dr. Dan Casella is a psychiatric counselor here on campus. On my last visit to his office he and I discussed my own mental health concerns and the different things that may be affecting it. I

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Fire: this is not a drill

A fire breaks out on Halloween on RCC campus by theater studio in maintenance below Tech B Building. CAMPUS FIRE: Students were surprised as they exited their Thursday morning classes on Oct. 31. They walked into a smoke filled campus. A moderate sized fire started in the maintenance room below the Tech B building and was promptly handled

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Campus Smokes

Is RCC a smoke-free or a free smoking campus? Riverside City College is a smoke-free campus, or so it claims to be, according to a banner that was hanging between two palm trees in front of the RCC theatre. While it is unclear who took the smoking banner down, the spot is now occupied with

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Clery report shows many burglaries

In 2012 Riverside Community College District reported 10 on campus burglaries, three public property burglaries, and six on campus  motor vehicle thefts. In 2011, RCCD had 24 on campus burglaries, up from 2010 when there were only seven. Riverside city campuses have had the most burglaries and thefts marginally making up 16 of the 24 in 2011 but

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Park at your own risk

Loud horns, angry drivers and missed classes. Finding parking at RCC is a frustrating battle every semester that brings out the nastiest attitudes in our student body. Before heading to school, many students are overwhelmed by the amount of red found on their smartphone GPS applications and leave home knowing that if they do not

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Connect to students and faculty? Find out about events and clubs on campus? There’s an app for that

VALERIE OSIER | STAFF WRITER The Associated Students of Riverside City College (ASRCC) have come out with an app this fall to better inform and connect students to the many resources and events on campus. The ASRCC app launched on Welcome Day on Aug. 24. The idea to create an app formed early this summer and started officially being planned in July. “We started planning

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ASRCC hosts Club Rush

Luis Solis | Asst. Photo Editor Associated Students of Riverside City College hosted Club Rush at the Riverside City College campus on Terracina Drive, on Sept. 17 and 18. The club booths started from the RCC Quad and it reached as far as the Martin Luther King building. All of Terracina Drive was filled with

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