Tag: History

Viewpoints celebrates its 100th volume and showcases where it all began

By Daniel Hernandez This ‘Back to School’ issue officially marks the beginning of our 100th volume. Viewpoints is honored to have informed our readers of the crucial events happening in and around our college, from the construction of the campus to the many accolades that Riverside City College has received or to the unprecedented events

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Student makes history: Riverside City College student Linda Butler sworn in as commander

By Karina Gutierrez Riverside City College student Linda Butler sat with her peers in a small house on University Avenue waiting to be sworn in as the first African American female Commander of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 28 on April 18. The DAV is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans and their families

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The History of Swing

By Josa Lamont | Features Editor Simmering in the racial tension of the early 20th century was a mix of contempt, rebelliousness and cultural flavor that would later boil over into swing dance. As Africans shipped into the American east coast during the slave trade they brought with them the African cultures that first conflicted

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