The Skyline View

The youth will set us free

March 2, 2018

If you watched the Sunrise, Florida town hall, you must understand our anger and frustration. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre took center stage at a town hall hosted by CNN. Thousands of community members cheered on the students who confronted Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, Rep....

Homelessness overlooked on college campuses

February 15, 2018

The classmate sitting next to you in class today could be homeless. They could be emotionally struggling or a foster youth in need of help. But you’d probably never know. Students in need typically don’t speak out and, therefore, do not get the help they need. Faculty needs to be proactive in noticing the signs and h...

Dance is definitely a sport

Dance is definitely a sport

February 9, 2018

There has been a long debate over decades about whether dance is a sport or not. The definition of...

Higher education under attack with new legislation

Higher education under attack with new legislation

December 1, 2017

Under the Trump administration, education as a whole has certainly taken a hit. First with the appointment...

Journalism needs resuscitation

Journalism needs resuscitation

November 17, 2017

As new technology is being integrated into our daily routines, the way we consume news is rapidly changing...

Blackface is never okay

November 11, 2017

Incidents This past Halloween, several people dressed up as NFL football player, Colin Kaepernick. One costume in particular though, consisted of a white man in blackface in a black wig, with a sign that said, “Will stand for money”. The sign was a reference to the NFL protesters kneeling during the national anthem about ...

Hands off my Birth Control

Hands off my Birth Control

October 27, 2017

Birth control just became more expensive with President Trump’s rollback of the Affordable Care Act...

Its time to talk about gun control

October 11, 2017

Gun control is once again the nation's topic of discussion after the Las Vegas massacre last week. White House press secretary Sarah Elizabeth Huckabee Sanders declared on the subject matter, "There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country." Now is precisely the time to talk about...

Donde esta la biblioteca?

September 29, 2017

As paying college students, we are entitled to a place where we can study and access student resources late into the night. The Skyline library is a valuable tool that the student body has found resourceful for many years. But for students that wish to study until the crack of dawn, the library hasn’t been their number...

Skyline keeps dreams alive

September 15, 2017

On September 5th, President Trump announced an executive order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), putting the fate of 800,000 young undocumented adults into uncertainty. In Skyline College, some of our fellow students were deeply affected by this decision. President of Skyline College Dr. Regina Stanback...

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