Tag: Chip West

Chancellor’s town hall answers reopening questions

By Liv Pearson The Riverside Community College District’s enrollment struggles, along with progress in handling the pandemic, played a key role in the decision to reopen campuses in the fall. Community College enrollment has declined across the state throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and RCCD is no exception. Wolde-Ab Isaac, RCCD chancellor, said during the first

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RCC administrators discuss reopening plans during student forum

By Erik Galicia Administrators reiterated details of the Riverside Community College District’s campus reopening plans during an open forum with over 70 students. The district recently announced plans to return to in-person instruction during the fall 2021 semester in a pre-pandemic manner: 80% of courses in person and 20% online. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced April

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Former administrator alleges sexual discrimination in suit against RCC District, chancellor

By Erik Galicia and Leo Cabral A lawsuit alleging sexual discrimination, attempts to cover up illegal activities and intimidation of whistleblowers was filed against the Riverside Community College District and its chancellor Feb. 18. Plaintiff Terri Hampton, former vice chancellor of Human Resources and Employee Relations, claims she was repeatedly subjected to Chancellor Wolde-Ab Isaac’s

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Administration chooses to move forward on vote for installation of permanent blockades

By Samantha Bartholomew The aftermath of a medical emergency has been riddled with  its fair share of progress and ongoing confusion. After initially denying that Student Health Services had turned Viewpoints editor-in-chief Dominique Redfearn away after RCC student Nick Peralta collapsed in the Viewpoints newsroom, Renee Martin Thornton, director of Student Health Services, and FeRita

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