Tag: health

Mental illness on RCC campus

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor   How important is the mental capacity of a college student? Mental illness is prioritized concern here on RCC campus. Dr. Dan Casella is a psychiatric counselor here on campus. On my last visit to his office he and I discussed my own mental health concerns and the different things that may be affecting it. I

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Obesity: obstacle or opportunity?

Luis Solis | Staff Writer Obesity should not be consider a disability. Saying that obesity is a handicap is like saying alcoholism is a disease, or the belief that people are born gay. The general public makes excuses in order to make themselves feel better. Webster’s dictionary describes disabled as a disadvantage for a given individual, resulting from an impairment or disability that limits or prevents

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Tragedy inspires professor

TREVA FLORES | STAFF WRITER Teachers don’t live at school; it’s something we all know, yet sometimes it’s hard to grasp this concept. It can be tough to remember your professor has a life outside of the campus. Some have families, some play mini golf in their spare time, and others may have pet cats and

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Campus Smokes

Is RCC a smoke-free or a free smoking campus? Riverside City College is a smoke-free campus, or so it claims to be, according to a banner that was hanging between two palm trees in front of the RCC theatre. While it is unclear who took the smoking banner down, the spot is now occupied with

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‘Free Campus Tours’ talk

Lectures for success earns one student cash ARIEL WHITE | STAFF WRITER “Free Campus Tours” provided RCC with educational seminars in the RCC promenade and a $500 scholarship On Oct. 8 from 8:30-11 a.m. “We bring educational speakers to college campuses paid for by a corporate sponsor,” said Melissa Podany, free campus tours vice president. The corporate sponsors included Livewire Energy, 405 Media and Aural stimulation

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Monitoring marijuana use

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor Pros Should marijuana be legalized in here in California? My answer is yes. I consider the use of the drug to be a personal decision and not a moral dilemma. I do, however, consider the issue to be both a financial and socially progressive opportunity. The passing of the

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A Healthy Cafe Choice

ZACHARY INGRAM | Staff Writer Don’t you love the smell of bacon in the morning? Eating is a natural desire that we can all agree is an enjoyable pastime. The on campus City Gill offers healthy options that are sure to fill your tummy and satisfy those taste buds. A salad bar, sandwiches, whole wheat

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