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NFTs bring digital artists safer source of income

TO BID ON THIS NON-FUNGIBLE TOKEN, CLICK ON THE BUTTON: By Timothy Lewis  The art world at large is in a stirred presence after the sale of a Non-Fungible Token made by digital artist “Beeple.” for a whopping $69 million March 11. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are currently taking the creative and crypto world by storm. Similar

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Viewpoints excels at National College Media Convention, awards show

Staff Report Viewpoints took home a total of 15 awards, including two national awards, at the Spring National College Media Convention on March 20. News Editor Cheetara Piry was also re-elected Journalism Association of Community Colleges Southern California president. The staff placed second in the Associated Collegiate Press National Best of Show for their print

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EDITORIAL: Unionization is the key to journalism’s survival

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board Enough is enough. For years, journalists have endured the painful death of their careers and watched their friends and coworkers become another statistic while the people in charge, in this case a greedy hedge fund, count their blood money from the top of the journalism food chain. Now more than

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Oregon senator’s legislative director recounts aftermath of Capitol breach

By Erik Galicia Lingering chemicals burned Isaiah Akin’s eyes as he walked through the halls of the United States’ Capitol, observing the fallout of the building’s first breach since the War of 1812. He was unsure if the stinging residue was a result of tear gas used by police or of some of the weaponry

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Viewpoints victorious at Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference

Staff Report Past and present Viewpoints emerged from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall 2020 Conference victorious in several different categories — and with a representative on the association’s board. This fall’s conference was held in a fully online format due to COVID-19. In attendance were 217 students, faculty and staff from 30 California

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Editorial: Journalism is essential to democracy

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board “The First Amendment is first for a reason,” legendary comedian Dave Chappelle has said. And there is a reason freedom of the press is one of the foremost rights protected by the U.S. Constitution. Journalism is one of the first lines of defense against wrongdoing in government, society and private

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Black Lives Matter and pro-Trump rally confront each other downtown

By Erik Galicia The vitriol of some of Donald Trump’s supporters was put on display in downtown Riverside when Black Lives Matter activists responded to a rally in favor of the president Oct. 18. At one point, Black Lives Matter activists Junior Vilchiz, Azley Tellez Rivera and Kai King walked over to the pro-Trump demonstration

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