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Academic Senate votes against reinstating study abroad program

By Jennipher Vasquez The Riverside Community College District Academic Senate voted against reinstating the study abroad program Sept. 27. Chancellor Wolde-Ab Isaac initiated the meeting by giving his report and initiatives that he agreed should be implemented moving into the winter and spring 2022 academic sessions.  “I would like the senate to look at the

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THE VIEWPOINTS NETWORK: MAY 29, SEASON 1 EPISODE 12

Episode Description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez reports on the Mount Rubidoux fireworks show, the reopening of local Riverside spots, President Trump’s executive order against Twitter, the nationwide George Floyd protests and the retirement of Journalism Instructor Allan Lovelace. Tune in every Thursday at 6 pm for new episodes.

Students elect new leadership for Associated Students of Riverside City College

By Rossana Martinez The student body elected a new president and vice president May 14. Samantha Coffland will serve as president of the Associated Students of Riverside City College and Shuana Kim will serve as vice president of ASRCC next year. Coffland, a microbiology major whose goal is to become a pediatric intensivist, began participating

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Riverside Community College District creates task force to examine procedures for safe reopening of campuses

By Erik Galicia A task force is making recommendations for the safe reopening of the Riverside Community College District. “This is a very large task,” Robin Steinback, Moreno Valley College president and head of the new task force, said at the Board of Trustees meeting May 19. “It’s much easier to invite people to leave

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Riverside Community College District foresees $16.9 million shortfall

By Erik Galicia Fallout from California’s pandemic related deficit may result in a budget shortfall of around $16.9 million for the Riverside Community College District. “We sit here in a very different fiscal situation than the one we were in a couple of months ago,” Aaron Brown, vice chancellor of Business and Financial Services, said

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THE VIEWPOINTS NETWORK: MAY 22, SEASON 1 EPISODE 11

Episode Description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez covers all the updates you need to know for the week that include COVID-19, the Rubidoux fireworks cancellation, Lori Loughlin and the easing of orders from Gov. Gavin Newsom.

COVID-19 affects Ramadan

By Rossana Martinez Fasting is not the easiest thing to do, especially when not everyone around you is doing it. But the feeling of knowing that you are making certain sacrifices to better yourself is always rewarding. Along with introspection and prayer, fasting is one of the important practices of Islam during the holy month

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Riverside City College student government creates stimulus fund

By Erik Galicia Student leaders have created a pandemic stimulus fund available to all Riverside City College students after federal guidance on the distribution excluded all students who are ineligible for FAFSA. These restrictions left Nathalie Ntwali, a first semester RCC international student, feeling uncertain about her academic future.  “If I’m not able to pay

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