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Citrus disease cripples Riverside agricultural sales

By Jacob Quezada Quarantine, infection, social distancing and disease have become an all too common part of our lexicon. Measures to take a hold of viral infections have shaped our lifestyle and industry. For Southern California citrus growers and essential agricultural workers, quarantine protocols for the infectious bacterial disease huanglongbing (HLB) antedates COVID-19. The incurable

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Riverside legal clinic offers clean slate

By Erik Galicia The wreckage of our pasts can in some cases create unjust barriers that stifle our potential for the future.  The Transitioning Minds club of Riverside City College is working to break down those barriers for students who have done their time. The club paired up with UC Riverside’s Underground Scholars Initiative to

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Former Riverside City College students recalled their transfer experiences at transfer panel

By Clarissa Corral Five Riverside City College alumni met for the Peer Mentor Transfer Panel on March 15 to answer recurring questions that students have about what the transfer process is like at RCC. Panel members pushed the idea of being responsible for your education, being informed and being prepared before, after and during the

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Faculty Association challenges trustee candidates

By Samantha Bartholomew With a little over two months before the Board of Trustees elections, the Riverside Community College District Faculty Association formally challenged the candidate designations of Brian Hawley and Sam Davis. “During (Davis’s) short tenure, which can easily be characterized as a complete disaster,” Rhonda Taube, RCCDFA president, said in an email. “Mr.

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RCC to host UCR Student Transfer panel

Riverside City College will be hosting a panel that will feature former RCC students as they discuss their transfer process to University of California, Riverside. Panelists include Heidi Holman, Rachael Karp, Hannah Bosun, Sarah Estawani, Katia Mejia, Sabika Abidi and Melissa Fernandez. The event will take place in the RCC Cafeteria from 12:40-1:40 p.m. on

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RCC ranked in top 10 percent nationwide among community colleges

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Riverside City College entered a three round nationwide competition for community colleges and qualified for the second round, placing RCC in the top 10 percentile nationwide.

Track & Field beats NCAA competition

Posted: March 12, 2015 | Written by Laura Tapia In a three-way invitational at the Wheelock Stadium March 7, the Riverside City College Track and Field team ran against UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton, making history, as this was RCC’s first meet against UCR. According to Riverside’s head coach Jim McCarron; RCC is the

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