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Norco College graduate heads to Harvard Law School

By Bianca Macias If you’ve ever felt the dreams you possess are out of your reach as a community college student, or as a student from a minority group, Saeed Ahmad’s heartening story just debunked any theory that suggested your doubts.  Ahmad, 22, was born into a proud Pakistani lineage and speaks his native language

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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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RCC helps student revive his education

Jasmine Ramirez | Special to Viewpoints May 29, 2014 Come fall semester at RCC many students endure the process of applying to colleges that can be long and complicated. Even after applications are completed, students still deal with the anxiety of waiting to hear about their acceptance from various colleges. But around the end of

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RCC’s Darrin Chiaverini hired to Texas Tech coaching staff

James Williams | Sports Editor Texas Tech University announced the hire of Riverside City College’s football coach Darrin Chiaverini as the new special teams coordinator. The Texas Tech hire makes Chiaverini the first full-time special teams coordinator at the university since 2009. Chiaverini was the recruiting and special team coordinator during his four seasons at

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Former UCLA assistant to lead basketball program

By Tim Cornell | Asst. Sports Editor The Riverside City College Athletics Department confirmed the hire of Phil Mathews as the new head coach for the men’s basketball team. Mathews was hired after an intense interview process that featured many well qualified candidates. The spot opened up a month ago after former head coach John

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