Tag: International students

Riverside Community College District reacts to ICE order on international students

By Erik Galicia Already reeling from financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Riverside City College student Anthony Jardillier wondered how he would navigate the uncertainty caused by a new federal order that threatens his legal status. Jardillier, an international student from France, began studying business at RCC in 2018 and hopes to earn a

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Riverside City College student government creates stimulus fund

By Erik Galicia Student leaders have created a pandemic stimulus fund available to all Riverside City College students after federal guidance on the distribution excluded all students who are ineligible for FAFSA. These restrictions left Nathalie Ntwali, a first semester RCC international student, feeling uncertain about her academic future.  “If I’m not able to pay

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Associated Students of Riverside City College address parking, EBT and registration

By Jennifer Rosales The Associated Students of Riverside City College President Angel Contreras discussed possible parking reform during the State of the Students forum held in the Charles A. Kane Building on Feb. 27. According to Contreras, surveys conducted at the beginning of last semester determined that lack of parking was negatively impacting students. “I’ve

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Riverside City College students, staff respond to Iran tensions

By Erik Galicia The United States’ recent deployment of additional military resources to the Middle East has many people worried about the possibility of a new war. “I pay a lot of taxes,” said Dariush Haghighat, a political science professor at Riverside City College. “I want my taxes to go to the community, not to

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