Tag: Jose Medina

Opposing protests march in Riverside

By Aniela Russo A crowd gathered at the steps of the Riverside Historic Courthouse for a pro-police rally Sept. 12.  Masks were few and far between as everyone bowed their heads in prayer for law enforcement officers.   Demonstrators marched around downtown Riverside, eventually making it to the 14th Street bridge over the 91 freeway, and

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Opinion: The controversial debate regarding ethnic studies courses in California continues on

By Diego Lomeli It goes without saying that ethnic studies courses’ reputation has been and still is accompanied by controversy. The legislation AB 2772 was designed to incorporate ethnic studies courses into the California education system as a high school graduation requirement. The bill was proposed in February and was later rejected in September. As

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Assemblymember speaks on diversity and voting at RCC

By Kenia Marrufo As the midterm elections are only a month away,  Assemblyman Jose Medina visited Riverside City College to lecture students about the significance of Hispanic Heritage Month and his approach on higher education. Medina is a member of the California State Assembly and is running in the general election Nov. 6 to represent

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NEWS BRIEFS: 2/18/14

WebAdvisor glitch pushes pay deadline  Because of technical issues with the WebAdvisor site Feb. 9, Riverside City College, Moreno Valley College, and Norco College postponed the pay deadline for classes to 5 p.m. Feb. 11. Students experiencing issues with links and access then have an extra day to pay for classes to avoid being dropped.

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