Tag: FBI

Supplier of firearms used in 2015 San Bernardino terror attack receives 20-year sentence

By Erik Galicia The former Riverside City College student who supplied weapons used to kill 14 people in the 2015 San Bernardino terror attack was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Oct. 23. Enrique Marquez Jr., 28, attended RCC between 2009 and 2011. He pleaded guilty in February 2017 to conspiring to provide material

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Editorial: Wealth dictates admission: Rich Parents abuse the higher education system

News of the college admissions scandal, in which wealthy parents allegedly cheated and paid to get their children into elite schools, triggered a mix of emotions across the country. University officials struggle with what the next step is. For community college students, it’s yet another punch in the gut. Community college students are often ridiculed

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Community reacts to college admission scam

By Jennipher Vasquez In the wake of the FBI arresting 50 people in response to the infamous Operation Varsity Blues, Riverside City College students and faculty respond to the scandal. Public outcry began when details came out about the 50 people, including 33 parents, who have been charged with crimes consisting of racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy

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Editorial: Unreliable convenient news

When we talk about the mounting problems of our nation, each side of the political divide criticizes the other for more or less the same things. Lack of understanding and thought. However, as the country has soared deeper and deeper into the turmoil of political divide, the amount of Americans participating in such a careless

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Apple in legal battle with FBI over iPhone “backdoor”

The Dec. 2 terrorist attack in San Bernardino at the Inland Regional Center has now been given a global platform as Apple has stated its opposition to an order by a California judge to unlock an iPhone operated by Syed Rizwan Farook, a shooter in the act along with his wife, Tafsheen Malik.