The Orion

Counselor retiring after 31 years of service

Aldrich Patterson, commonly referred to as

Ernesto Rivera

May 6, 2014

When Aldrich Patterson asked for a letter of recommendation from his Catholic school vice principal, the letter read, “To whom it may concern, Aldrich Patterson will never make it at your university.” He ripped the letter up. Years later, he graduated in the top 10 percent of his class at UC...

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Aldrich Patterson