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Students confront ASRCC leadership during Inter-Club Council meeting about sex offender controversy

By Cheetara Piry Several students expressed their discomfort toward Riverside City College’s student government after its presidential candidate’s sex offense conviction came to light. Albert Jaramillo, 45, was convicted in 2014 of lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14. Jaramillo, who is currently the Associated Students of RCC Inter-Club Council

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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.

Class of 2014 closes chapter at Riverside City College

2014 graduates (Photo by James H. Williams)

James H. Williams | Managing Editor June 12, 2014 Over 400 students walked onto the stage during the 97th Riverside City College Commencement Ceremony held on the Wheelock Field June 13. The 2014 class was led onto the field by newly elected ASRCC President Ray Orozco and Vice President Ryan Rudolph. Acting RCC President Dr. Wolde-Ab Isaac

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ASRCC host its first regional conference

  NICHOLLE SALVATIERRA AND DANYEL WHYTE | STAFF WRITER Students from various colleges met to spread awareness on Mental Health at Riverside City College to attend the Southern Regional conference and mental health-strategizing forum on March 29. Southern Student Regional Student leadership held the conference in the Cafeteria food services building where students met at 7:30

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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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