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‘Local Gold’ artist aspires to spread positive vibes

By Travis West | Staff Editor “Potential and Procrastination” is a hip hop album that debuts the talents of local 24-year old artist Alfredo Pulido. It was a project that took years in the making, but the journey getting there started long before the college graduate even thought about hip hop. “I told myself that

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Four Tigers pick up state honors as team rolls

By Travis West | Sports Editor Before the No. 1 ranked RCC Tigers took on Ventura College in a best of three series in the first round of the regional playoffs on May 4-5, four of the team’s players received state honors. Chelsea Ponce, Gina Grijalva and Katherine Macias all received All-State honors with the

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First active gay athlete redefines masculinity

By Travis West | Sports Editor Jason Collins redefines masculinity. The 34-year-old NBA center publicly came out of the closet and in doing so became the first active male athlete in a major American sport to make the announcement. “I’m black and I’m gay.” Collins said in an interview with journalist Fran Lidz in the

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Men’s basketball earn their stripes

By Travis West | Staff Writer After ending 2012 with a 10-5 record, the Riverside City College men’s basketball team has established themselves as a powerhouse in the Orange Empire Conference with a 7-1 record against conference teams and a 16-7 record overall. The team has found a formula for success and is thriving. In

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