Moving on to the next chapter

A chapter completed.

Yesterday was probably the last day in which I will have my core Viewpoints staff from the 2016 Spring Semester all in one room. While some of them will remain with the college newspaper to continue what has been started, others will be moving on including myself. For all stories we have written for the newspaper, the stories we all have with each other as a staff, not only from this semester but from my entire time with the program, are the stories I will remember most. Dare I say, the highs and lows we shared together is a book that could write itself.
None of this would of been possible without my family, who have always supported me. Which is something I was never really able to appreciate to the fullest until I found my passion and career. If it wasn’t for their support, I would be lost. So to Joy (mom), Clarence (dad), Michelle (sister) and Jesse (brother) I say thank you.

To my Viewpoints family (which includes just about everyone I ever worked with), I say thank you. As much as many of you have claimed to have learned from me….I learned just as much if not more from many of you! Just writing this is making me think of the people I have worked with during my time at Viewpoints.
Whether I was the Editor-In-Chief or just a section editor, I strived to be the best leader that I could be and serve as that support system for you guys as you guys were for me whether you knew it or not.
Alexis, Matt, Valerie, Laura, Jim and Luis are just some of the many that have helped make my time at Viewpoints a memorable experience.

Obviously this is not the end of my journalism career, I am just getting started and it wouldn’t surprise me at all if I work with some of you again in the future.

In closing, stay true to your gimmick and never trifle.

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Breaking down the hottest Super Bowl XLVIII topics

My thoughts leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII

Sports Minded

By James H. Williams

The Super Bowl is only a day or two away and there are a few hot topics being discussed leading up to the game over the past week between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos.

•The Weather

Well it’s unlikely we will see weather during the Super Bowl in New York / New Jersey that will match anything like the snow in Atlanta.

Since the day it was announced that the Super Bowl XLVIII  was going to take place in MetLife Stadium, the weather was the hottest topic.

It would be something different compared to the other big games in Super Bowl history to see snow.

It would be a shame if the final score that determined the winner of the game came down to a player slipping preventing them from catching a touchdown or a defender slipping leaving a player wide open.

What a…

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Former Tigers coach finalist for basketball immortality

Viewpoints Online

By James Williams | Features Editor

Former UNLV men’s basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has been named as one of 12 finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2013.

Tarkanian has found success at nearly every level of coaching in his 43-year career from 1959 to 2002, including his time at Riverside City College.

Tarkanian’s name can still be found on plaques and awards on the RCC campus. One of his former players, John Smith is currently the coach for the men’s basketball team on campus.

“Words cannot express how much coach Tarkanian means to me. I learned how to coach sitting on the bench for him,” Smith said. “He was a father figure to us all and taught us the importance of hard work.”

Tarkanian has the highest winning percentage of any junior college basketball coach because of his success at RCC, from 1961-1966, and Pasadena City College…

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Chino Hills tops emotionally drained Arlington

Chino Hills tops emotionally drained Arlington

My article for the Daily Bulletin on Aug. 30

James Williams About Me

James Williams currently works for Los Angeles News Group. He works on the sports desk for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, San Bernardino Sun, and Redlands Daily Facts newspapers. He also writes and covers events that appear in both print and online editions.

He has also created his own sports site called “Sports Minded“.
Williams also attends Riverside City College and is an editor for the campus newspaper, Viewpoints.

Aside from writing for several other publications, he has also hosted radio, live broadcast and television shows.

He has produces and shoots content as a field producer for a local live-to-tape student news show.

James also has social media experience and knows the ins and outs of the most popular platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook.

He also has experience managing and creating his own websites with WordPress.

Breaking news story written by James

Viewpoints Online

By James Williams | Staff Editor

By James Williams | Staff Editor

A flier found on campus by a member of the Viewpoints staff April 1 revealed that Doug Figueroa, president of Associated Students of Riverside City College, is a registered sex offender.

Figueroa, 40, was convicted of kidnapping a child under the age of 14 years old “with intent to commit lewd or lascivious acts.”

Figueroa, who was elected as president of Associated Student of RCC during the 2012 spring semester, had informed college administration about his past.

“He told us about this before he was elected to office,” RCC President Cynthia Azari said.

Prior to being elected, Ed Bush, RCC vice president of Student Services, talked with Figueroa to ensure that he would comply with the terms of his probation, according to Azari.

“I also talked with (Figueroa) and there are certain events he cannot attend, like Halloween…

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