Tag: Riverside City College

RCC cross country athlete sets example for teammates on and off the track

By Mya Castro  Throughout the Riverside City College women’s cross country season, Briana Rodriguez has become a top runner for her team. With about seven years of running experience for cross country under her belt, Rodriguez has remained one of the top five runners for RCC. At the team’s most recent race at Vanguard, Briana

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RCC needs to implement a better communication strategy

Riverside City College’s lack of transparency regarding COVID-19 has been detrimental to its students’ well-being. Students have been inconvenienced at every turn throughout the fall semester; from the late implementation of a vaccine mandate to the last-minute reminder about the vaccination deadline. RCC’s lack of communication regarding COVID is something that needs to improve in

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Board of Trustees discuss curriculum changes and decrease in full time enrollment rates

By Andrea Mendez The Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees discussed plans for future solar energy implementation, curriculum changes and updates on full time student enrollment on Oct. 5. This semester’s enrollment updates, presented by associate vice chancellor, educational services & institutional effectiveness, Lijuan Zhai, showcased how RCCD enrollment rates dropped 27.6% between fall

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RCC students and employees displeased with CLEARED4 implementation

By John Michael Guerrero Two weeks before classes were set to begin, the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees implemented a vaccine mandate and contracted CLEARED4 to handle the vaccine verification process. “Our platform is very easy to use,” Ashley Heather, CLEARED4’s chief operating officer said during the Aug. 10 meeting. “Your team has

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District plans to install solar panels throughout its three campuses

By Jennipher Vasquez The Riverside Community College District is working to install solar panels for all three of its campuses by April of 2024.  RCCD’s Board of Trustees were first introduced to the project in December 2020 and received a full financial analysis of feasibility earlier this year. The district is now in the procurement

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RCC men’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

By Jesus Coronel The last time the Tigers’ basketball team took the court, it was in the third round of the California Community College Athletic Association Southern Regional Tournament. Then the pandemic ended all athletic activity. The team won the Orange Empire Conference tournament that year, propelling it to the regional tournament. An exhibition game

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Paper falters, starts new chapter

By Daniel Hernandez The Arroyo, a previous version of Riverside City College’s student newspaper, would not see the same success in the 1940s as it did in the previous decade. According to “A 65 Year History,” the historical book about RCC, the Arroyo began to publish infrequently and only had small sheets of paper instead

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RCC athletic community shares tips on how to safely return to competitive play after pandemic

By Mya Castro As Riverside City College’s athletic department jumps back into training and competition, the athletes, trainers and coaches understand that a healthy mind and body are the key to success.  Coaches and athletic trainers know that athletes must do their best to keep their bodies healthy outside of just attending practice in order

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RCC suffers first loss since 2018

By Jair Ramirez The 2021 Tigers looked nothing like the 2019 version of themselves during their second home game as they got beat handily on both sides of the ball. The Riverside City College football team lost for the first time on its home turf since Nov. 24, 2018, in the California Community College Athletic

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