Tag: Steven Smith

Proposition to lift ban of alcohol at faculty events brought to Trustees

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith There has been a lack of alcoholic drinks being served at college events in recent years, according to Dariush Haghighat, the faculty representative of the California Teachers Association for the Riverside Community College District and president of RCCD Faculty Association. Haghighat proposed to bring back the

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RCCD faces lawsuit due to ADA noncompliance

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith A lawsuit looms over the head of the Riverside Community College District as it tries to deal with the 23,165 points of non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act identified in its transition plan in 2010. The transition plan document is required under the American’s with

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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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New Episode of “The Beat” on Soundcloud

In this episode of The Beat we tackle topics from guitar ensembles to trapping squirrels in Riverside. Be sure to listen to catch up on what is going on around Riverside City College. This episode is hosted by Steven Smith and Valerie Osier, with Austin McVey helping out with recording.

RCCD stuck in uphill battle with ADA

  Published: Mar. 12, 2015 | Posted: March 18, 2015 | Written by: Steven Smith Correcting Americans with Disabilities Act noncompliance costs the District millions of dollars “ADA is an 800-pound gorilla,” Michael Simmons, director for risk management for Riverside Community College District, said wondering who the Americans with Disabilities Act compliance officer was going

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Podcast: The Beat talks on the RCCD Board of Trustees meeting

Posted: March 18, 2015   Viewpoints launches it’s third episode of its radio show “The Beat.” The show, hosted by Steven Smith and Valerie Osier, covers the Riverside Community College District’s Board of Trustees meeting on March 17 and a sports report on RCC softball and baseball. Check back on Wednesdays for new episodes. The show can

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The History of Swing

By Josa Lamont | Features Editor Simmering in the racial tension of the early 20th century was a mix of contempt, rebelliousness and cultural flavor that would later boil over into swing dance. As Africans shipped into the American east coast during the slave trade they brought with them the African cultures that first conflicted

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VIDEO: Lightning ignites palm on RCC campus

UPDATE: The phone lines are currently down as of 7:16 p.m. Members of the Viewpoints staff noticed that there was not a dial tone on the newsroom phones. Staff members also called several campus related phone numbers including the main office number for the Riverside City College campus, only to hear a busy tone. ORIGINAL

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Students gather at RCC’s 2014 “Club Rush” event

  Clubs on the campus of Riverside City College gathered for the 2014 Club Rush event on March 4-5. Students had a chance to learn about each club and ask club members questions. Members of the Viewpoints’ staff went to check in on the event.