Tag: Colleges and Universities

WRC time stands still

There’s an irony in the fact that on its brochure he Writing and Reading Center emphasizes “self-paced.“ It’s hard to imagine the purpose of the writing center to be anything other than a waste of students and faculty’s time. Riverside City College’s WRC is designed to help students in English classes to work toward success

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Students hope for honors

  Students submit their best work to impress at conference. David Roman | Staff Writer Assuming community college is all about partying and students with a laissez-faire attitude towards their education is commonplace. When one actually takes the time to see the work honors students at Riverside City College are putting in towards their futures, the notion could not be further from the truth.

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Unsung hero helps students

ASIA HORTON | STAFF WRITER The unsung heroes of Riverside City College work tirelessly year-round to help make the dreams of so many students become a reality. We hardly notice them as they work quietly behind a stack of files; answer endless questions from incoming phone calls and endure disgruntled students and their issues. As you

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Green thumbs unpaved parking to plow way for greener campus

Dean Vergara | Staff Writer The Ruth Cooper Community Garden of Riverside City College is now open. Students, alumni, faculty, and residents of the Riverside community gathered Saturday evening, Sept. 21, to celebrate the culmination of over two years of planning, collaborative effort, and arduous work. Dr. Virginia White, associate professor of Life Sciences at RCC, said the creation of the garden will give students and the

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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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Free Food For Fees

Ariel White | Staff Writer It was 102 degrees outside but that didn’t stop hundreds of Riverside City College students from lining up and receiving a free meal on Sept. 5. “Today is Tiger Pride day in conjunction with our Welcome Day BBQ,” said Miguel Bagsit, our Student body vice president. As long as your student fees were paid you

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The FAFSA Trap

Monsoon Muwwakkil | Staff Writer For many of the students at Riverside City College, (RCC) this is their first year of college. Having little experience and being somewhat nervous about college, paying for student fees, books and classes can be challenging and confusing. Financial aid can take the burden off of struggling students and their families, but setting up a financial aid

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RCC sends silence packing

By Luis Solis | Staff Editor Riverside City College Active Minds club hosted the “Send Silence Packing” event on Sept. 10 in the RCC quad. The event is a nationally traveling exhibition of 1,100 donated backpacks. Each of the backpacks represent the number of college students that lose their life by committing suicide. The purpose of

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