Tag: Christmas

Club reaches out to locals

Alpha Gamma Sigma volunteer to benefit elderly and troubled youth in Riverside. Treva Flores | Staff Writer In this new age full of iPhones, flat screen HD television sets, and social networking at our fingertips, it can be hard to remember that there are people out there who survive without the latest technology. People who are old or fragile, who need help

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News Briefs: 11/28/13

RCC gives gifts to children Riverside City College is participating in the “Operation Santa Claus” gift drive for the holidays. The event helps more than 160 children registered with the Salvation Army or the Word of Life Fellowship to get toys for Christmas. People can participate by selecting an ornament from the registration tree in the Bradshaw Center outside

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Black Friday battles tradition

Josa Lamont | Staff Editor In 1939 crowds raged and protests erupted to the absolute immoral affront to the principles of Thanksgiving when Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to hold Thanksgiving one week early. Or maybe that’s just how we’d like to believe it went. In reality, people were angered by the general inconvenience of the

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Choir concert showcases diverse talent

ALEJANDRA GARCIA |STAFF WRITER Riverside City College Choral Ensembles took their audience to the past and told stories through an array of different styles of music at Riverside Seventh Day Baptist Church on Oct. 23. The RCC Choir performed “Light Born of Light,” which was accompanied by the choir’s own Andrew Vang on flute. It

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Carving competition on campus

Students and clubs carve pumpkins to win ‘Spooktacular’ prize NICHOLLE SALVATIERRA | STAFF EDITOR The afternoon of Oct. 25, ASRCC hosted the annual Pumpkin Carving Contest in the quadrangle. For this event both club and individual contestants carved pumpkins within an hour and judged by their ability to fit any of the four award categories. Awards were given to the scariest, funniest, most creative,

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Polaroid exhibit captures nostalgic feel

Patricia Mejia | Staff Writer About two weeks ago, Polaroid pictures were just old pictures of embarrassing moments at Christmas parties and  funny outfits I wore as a kid. Today, Polaroid pictures shine the light on a new embodiment of art. Through the lens of a Polaroid camera, artist Susan Mikula reinvents the definition of

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