Tag: Riverside City College

RCC Upgrades Campus Bathrooms to Reach Code Compliance

Josa Lamont |News Editor American Disabilities Act (ADA ) compliance issues are in the process of being removed from Riverside City College bathrooms. Construction is expected to continue through Nov. 18 to remove barriers and bring existing bathrooms to current code regulations. The parking lots are also being expanded to reach current code requirements and accommodate more staff and students. The finished product

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Send Silence Packing

Valerie Osier | Staff writer Over 1,000 backpacks were strewn across the quad on Sept. 10, each holding the story of a student lost to suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. Every year, 1,100 college students take their own lives, nationwide. To combat this all too frequent tragedy and encourage active discussion of mental health, Active

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ASRCC hosts Club Rush

Luis Solis | Asst. Photo Editor Associated Students of Riverside City College hosted Club Rush at the Riverside City College campus on Terracina Drive, on Sept. 17 and 18. The club booths started from the RCC Quad and it reached as far as the Martin Luther King building. All of Terracina Drive was filled with

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A new quarterback emerges

John Braxton | Staff Writer After giving up 41 points to Ventura in week one, the Tigers bounced back and showed why they are getting one step closer to the state championship in a 41-0 beat down against the Palomar Comets on Sept. 14. The Tigers looked impressive, scoring 41 points while the defense held the

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Tigers win a close one

By James Williams | Online Editor The Riverside City College football team escapes with a win against the Saddleback Gauchos, 38-31, at Wheelock Stadium on Sept. 21, 2013. The Tigers are ranked No. 2 in the country on JCgridiron’s Dirty Thirty Junior College ranking. The team was ranked No. 1 prior to the game against

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Serotinal Heat

ASRCC offers reprieve from late Summer rays; students splash past heat wave Rafael Rios | Staff Writer With the summer feeling at its hottest, the blistering sun overhead can be a foe to the many students of the Riverside City College community. This year we have had multiple heat waves, but Sept. 14 looks to be the hottest day left in the

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Free Food For Fees

Ariel White | Staff Writer It was 102 degrees outside but that didn’t stop hundreds of Riverside City College students from lining up and receiving a free meal on Sept. 5. “Today is Tiger Pride day in conjunction with our Welcome Day BBQ,” said Miguel Bagsit, our Student body vice president. As long as your student fees were paid you

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RCC sends silence packing

By Luis Solis | Staff Editor Riverside City College Active Minds club hosted the “Send Silence Packing” event on Sept. 10 in the RCC quad. The event is a nationally traveling exhibition of 1,100 donated backpacks. Each of the backpacks represent the number of college students that lose their life by committing suicide. The purpose of

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Tigers win 2013 football season opener

The Riverside City College football team defeated Ventura College, 59-41, after a rally in the second half of its season opener. The RCC Tigers are now 1-0 and will play at Palomar College on Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. UPDATE: With the Riverside City College football team’s win over Ventura College on Saturday, the Tigers find themselves

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Storm affects 25 Riverside City College buildings

The parking lot in front of the Wheelock Gym was converted into a restoration command center.

By James Williams / Online Editor Riverside City College has been affected by the recent storm that took place Aug. 29. The initial rain storm caused the campus to shut down for the day around 4 p.m. College officials surveyed the damage over the Labor Day weekend and determined that the storm is responsible for

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