Tag: Oliver Thompson

Riverside City College honors memory of Joe Anguiano

By Cheetara Piry The Riverside City College community remembers Joe Anguiano as a passionate, proud Chicano and a devoted family man. Anguiano, an English instructor, died Jan. 7. Anguiano received his master’s degree in Latin American and Chicano literature at Cal State Fullerton and bachelor’s degree in journalism at Cal State Los Angeles, going on

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Riverside learns from ‘Lessons from Ferguson’

Published: April 30, 2015 | Posted: May 4, 2015 | Written by Aja Sanders “How many deaths are too many deaths? One? Ten?” Deborah Wong, professor at the University of California, Riverside asked this question several times during the opening remarks of the community forum, titled “Lessons from Ferguson.” The event was hosted by Mt.

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New episode of The Beat comes out right before Spring break

In this episode of The Beat we talk with Oliver Thompson about his involvement in the upcoming forum on police accountability. We also share information about ongoing news, sports and events. Hope you enjoy listening. The full interview with Oliver Thompson can be found here: http://bit.ly/1IO6FBN This episode of The Beat is hosted by Valerie

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Fueling the flames

After officer Darren Wilson was not indicted in the shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, Ferguson Missouri erupted Published: Dec. 1, 2014 Police have a different set of rules than the rest of society, and that is a problem. People opt for the burly alpha type personality to fill police roles, hoping that the strength

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Criminal justice teacher lectures on prisons

JOSA LAMONT | NEWS EDITOR Oliver Thompson, criminal justice teacher at Riverside City College, gave a lecture in the Digital Library Auditorium on the current problems in the prison systems. He addressed the disproportional number of United States inmates to other countries, and the disproportional number of black inmates in prisons. The United States has 756 inmates per 100,000

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