Tag: Community Colleges

DEVELOPING: Riverside Community College District plans full capacity return

By Erik Galicia The Riverside Community College District is anticipating the complete reopening of its campuses this fall. According to Dariush Haghighat, Riverside City College vice president of the Faculty Association, Plan A is to return to in-person instruction as it was pre-pandemic: face-to-face instruction at 80% and online instruction at 20%. If pandemic trends

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Riverside City College professor arrested on suspicion of soliciting sex from minor

By Samantha Bartholomew A Riverside City College adjunct kinesiology professor was arrested Dec. 4 on suspicion of soliciting a minor for sex. According to a press release from the Riverside Police Department, detectives learned of a male suspect who had offered to pay a person who was presenting themselves as a girl under the age

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When Community Colleges should say ‘No’

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Community colleges are know for admitting nearly everyone who sends in an application. But when should these colleges be able to say no? According to Educational Code section 76020, California community colleges can “exclude students of filthy or vicious habits, or students suffering from contagious or infectious diseases.” It can be easy for schools to find their way around such a vague, undefined law.

EDITORIAL: Sign the bill, Jerry Brown!

Any sexual assault committed by a student that occurs on the Riverside Community College District property is against district policies and is subject to punishment. What about the incidents of sexual assault that happen off district property? RCCD should be able to discipline a student for assault off district property. Enabling community colleges to punish

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BRIEF: California Community Colleges to begin rolling out bachelor’s degrees

Bachelor’s programs are set to start rolling out in California Community Colleges as soon as Fall 2015. 12 programs are already approved by the Board of Governors with three more expected to pass in the near future according to a teleconference between student journalists and the CCC Chancellor’s Office. The bachelor’s programs were created by

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