Tag: voting

Views: The U.S. isn’t ready for electronic voting

By Daniel Hernandez In the past decade, the United States has seen tremendous amounts of technological growth, making virtually everything from grocery shopping to filing taxes easily accessible from your cell phone.  However, there is one aspect of our lives that technology has not been made more convenient for the American people: Voting. Americans, for

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News Brief: Bond Measure A

By Erik Galicia The Riverside Community College District’s proposed Measure A, which seeks $715 million for improvements around the district, will be decided by local voters tomorrow. According to the district’s website, Measure A’s general provisions include: Replacing substandard roofs, plumbing and electrical systems Improving access for disabled students Modernizing classrooms, career training facilities and

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Riverside mayoral candidates make their final cases before election day

By Erik Galicia Riverside’s six mayoral hopefuls talked homelessness, marijuana and bankruptcy on Feb. 26 during their final public forum before Tuesday’s election. “We need to address the people that don’t want help,” Acea Stapler, a county office assistant and retired U.S. Navy member, told potential voters at Avila’s Historic 1929.  “That is where the

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41st Annual Black History Month Parade educates Downtown Riverside about voting

By Saida Maalin The Riverside community united on Feb. 8 to celebrate the 41st Annual Black History Parade themed It Takes a Village: Let’s Vote.  The parade and expo was coordinated by the Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation. According to Russell Ward, the parade co-Chair, the foundation consists of dedicated volunteers focused on the

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Today is the voter registration deadline for U.S. midterm elections

Today is the deadline to register to vote in next month’s California midterm election. California residents must register today before the midnight deadline. The United States recently ranked 139 of 172 democracies around the world in voter participation. In 2014 only 8 percent of eligible students exercised their civic right to cast a ballot. How

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RESULTS: April Galvan elected as new RCCD student trustee

April Galvan

Election results for the 2014 Riverside Community College District student trustee:  Total Votes: April Galvan: 620 (Winner) Brennan Gonering: 428 Norco College Votes: April Galvan: 151 Brennan Gonering: 69 Moreno Valley College Votes: April Galvan: 360 Brennan Gonering: 230 Riverside City College Votes: April Galvan: 109 Brennan Gonering: 129

Student senators vow to focus on representing student concerns… and puppies

Amanda Arroway | News Editor The Associated Students of Riverside City College is currently holding elections for student offices. Elections will be held from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on April 30 and May 1, outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. Teaching and Learning Center. A total of 16

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