Tag: culture

Spoken like a bright ray of ‘Sunshine’: Riverside City College Black History Month event showcases African-American artists event showcases African-American culture and experience.

By Corey Robinson   Speech can be a powerful and creative tool that forms the personal style and expresses the passion from deep inside the speaker. Sunshine Matthews from the Ujima Project’s artist showcase made such an impact. The Ujima Student Club President Leilatou Nikiema coordinated a Black History Month themed artist showcase and contest

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Tio’s Tacos artist uses scraps to create immersive art for his local Mexican restaurant

By Sayeda Ghazanfar Fascinating figures filled with discarded propane tanks and empty bleach cartons tower above you in a terrifying allure, drawing you in with outstretched arms. A gigantic skeleton rides a bicycle to your left, greeting you with a sinister smile. Up ahead, a massive teepee made entirely out of recycled bottles and concrete

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Conkerite calls on the community to make Back to the Grind ADA accessible

Photos and Article by Michael Isberto | Staff Writer Sept. 18, 2014 When small independent coffee shops flourish, they can be the gems of a city. Back to the Grind has thrived as one of the premiere coffee shops Riverside for the past 18 years in the heart of the city’s historic downtown area. Operating out

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Rape culture at its worst

By Rikki Frohmader | Staff Writer You might have heard the following phrases: “she was asking for it,” “look at the way she was dressed,” “it isn’t possible to rape a man,” “he probably liked it”. The Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network Organization (RAINN) reports that every two minutes someone, regardless of their gender, race

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