The Skyline View

Editorial: TSV wants you…

TSV Staff

February 19, 2016

It’s almost time for the American public to take advantage of their most valuable right - their right to vote. With the presidential election becoming more of a circus with each debate, the reason why you should vote (choosing a new person to lead this country) seems to sadly be forgotten. There is potential to raise the...

Editorial: Campus smoking bill not looking at the bigger picture

TSV Staff

February 5, 2016

At the start of this year, California Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, proposed a bill (AB 1594) aimed at banning cigarettes and electronic smoking devices (vaporizers) from all CSU and community college campuses due to concerns about student health. On the surface, this seems like a perfectly reasonable bill, but it...

Editorial: Waitlists have students waiting too long

TSV Staff

December 3, 2015

Administration wants more enrollment and for students to graduate or transfer in a timely manner. However a lot of the high demand classes are already full by the time many students are able to register. A large majority of the students attending Skyline College and other community colleges are planning on transferring to...

Editorial: Big protests make small steps

TSV Staff

November 18, 2015

The last few months have seen a dramatic upheaval in societal life across the globe. Though many are far from us, some have hit very close to home, namely the numerous student protests occurring at college campuses across the nation. From Claremont McKenna here in California to Yale in Connecticut, students are fed up with...

SamTrans to charge more while serving less

SamTrans to charge more while serving less

November 16, 2015

SamTrans is proposing a new fare hike effective Jan. 2016. The SamTrans system has not raised their fares...

Editorial: There are other issues at hand besides guns on campus

November 13, 2015

Last week, Faisal Mohammad, a UC Merced student, went on a stabbing spree, leaving four students injured and ended with his death after he was gunned down by campus police officers. As a result of violent incidents such as the one at UC Merced, school districts are now taking more caution and installing different types of safety...

Editorial: Talansky, Shwarz and Mandelkern for board of trustees

TSV Staff

October 29, 2015

Over the past several weeks, The Skyline View editorial team has had the opportunity to interview candidates and cover the election that is currently underway. After careful consideration and discussion, we would like to publicly announce our endorsements. We feel that incumbents Dave Mandelkern and Karen Schwarz should be...

Editoral: Do your homework before you enroll

TSV Staff

October 2, 2015

The mindset for most elementary students for some time has been to go to school and to get an education, which will lead to pursuing a degree and possibly a job. However, that does not seem to be the case for the upcoming generations. A lot of students who graduate high school aren’t prepared for the challenges that college...

Editorial: California’s conservation crisis

TSV Staff

September 18, 2015

Although the heat wave is gone and the Bay Area has been damp for the past few days, California is still in a state of emergency. The campus could take on more conservation measures in terms of improvements and fixtures in operational inefficiencies. The district has developed a water efficiency program that is serving as...

Editoral: College is about the experience and not the grade

TSV Staff

September 3, 2015

As students, we have a lot on our minds at the start of a new semester, much of which has nothing to do with actually learning anything. There are books to be bought, workloads to be evaluated and schedules to be made. Many of us change our schedules significantly or drop classes during the first two weeks of the semester, and...

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