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Hard work pays off for Connor Slape, jazz musician at RCC

  By Zane Mudron Through adversity, people learn more about themselves and what they are capable of. Nobody would know that better than Connor Slape. Slape is a third year saxophone player in the Riverside City College wind ensemble, who plans to transfer to Cal State Long Beach next year. He is a role model

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Chef Maria Sanjurjo-Casado teaches with skills from her Peruvian heritage

By Benjamin De Leon Behind every culinary masterpiece there lies a story of cultural heritage, Riverside City College Chef Maria Sanjurjo-Casado proves it time and time again with her contribution to the Culinary Academy on Market Street. Growing up in Iquitos, Peru, Sanjurjo-Casado would always watch her mother bake and cook but it wasn’t  until

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Tennis coach leads team to success

By Paola Palacios Riverside City College men’s tennis coach Thomas Yancey led the team to a 10-9 record, in his first year,  using experience from his past. Yancey’s experience with tennis began at a young age. His mother, who played at Penn State would become one of the people that influenced him to play the

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The Long journey leads to Hawaii

Nick De La Luz | Special to Viewpoints RCC’s football team is known for producing Division I athletes, and is consistently recognized for the success and accomplishments of its players. However, what may not be fully recognized is the amount of hard work and dedication that is required of the players seeking to obtain scholarships.

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Grad heats up ‘Hell’s Kitchen’

  RCC Culinary alumni Rochelle Bergman is a contestant on the 12th season of the FOX show Valerie Osier | Features Editor “Hell’s Kitchen” is a cooking competition reality TV show best known for its hot-tempered, curse-happy host, Chef Gordon Ramsay. Each season, 20 chefs from different backgrounds compete for a coveted grand prize. This

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Irving Hendrick will replace Cynthia Azari as RCCD interim chancellor

  JAMES H. WILLIAMS | MANAGING EDITOR   UPDATE: Viewpoints was also unable to contact Cynthia Azari as of March 24. Azari is said to be on vacation until April 1, which is also the end of her term as interim RCCD chancellor following her resignation. Viewpoints was also unable to reach interim Riverside City College

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Riverside colleges join together for “Amazing College Race”

  Valerie Osier | Staff Editor It’s no secret, college students need money. Books, tuition and living expenses tend to create holes in their pockets. That’s one of the reasons the College Council of Riverside held its third annual “Amazing College Race”, where teams competed to win scholarship money on Feb. 9. Based on the

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