Tag: Imari Rede

Administration chooses to move forward on vote for installation of permanent blockades

By Samantha Bartholomew The aftermath of a medical emergency has been riddled with  its fair share of progress and ongoing confusion. After initially denying that Student Health Services had turned Viewpoints editor-in-chief Dominique Redfearn away after RCC student Nick Peralta collapsed in the Viewpoints newsroom, Renee Martin Thornton, director of Student Health Services, and FeRita

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Local artist creates eye-popping art

By Imari Rede The life of an artist today is often based on their social media and other networking abilities which is separate from their actual creative work. Sophie Violette is a local artist who skips all the online distractions. She has showcased her work live in downtown Riverside since 2013. Her work can be

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Review: Beach Bums’ new album lets “Everything” out

By Imari Rede Beach Bums dropped their new 16 track album “Everything” on Sept. 22, 2017. To celebrate their album release they hosted Beach Bums Ball II, a two part record release party “because f— the rules!” The cover of the album features their “Everything” logo, an image that “symbolizes whatever free thought and imaginative

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Editorial: ‘Take a Knee’ for change

Before a National Football League game last year, then-49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick shook up the world when he kneeled during the national anthem. Kaepernick explained his position stating that he was not going to “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” “To me, this is bigger

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Opinion: Choose human connection over Wi-Fi connection

By Imari Rede Millennials are known as the generation inclined to prioritize screen-to-screen contact and maintain egos fulfilled by media based peer acceptance. Although I too am a millennial that loves Instagram and Snapchat just like the rest of you, I think that a lot of us create our own discomfort and more personal insecurities

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