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Tell-a-phone

Tell-a-phone

Olivia Bowman, TSV Senior Staff Writer
February 22 • 85 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point, Tell-a-phone

Phones can be very private devices. They carry photos, texts, and voice messages from people we care about. By taking photos of the lock screens or background screens of various students’ phones we hope to capture a snapshot into the personal lives of Skyline students.   Round One: We...

Gaming addiction: darker side of video games

Gaming addiction: darker side of video games

Blynn Beltran, TSV Multimedia Editor
February 22 • 168 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point

Gaming addiction: dark side of video games With the popularity of video games in the past two decades, it is inevitable encountering problems along its striving path. Sexism, violence, sloth, promoting anti-social behavior; all of these problems are discussed in the gaming industry. But the one problem...

Ghost Warrior’s beta is plagued by game-breaking problems

Ghost Warrior’s beta is plagued by game-breaking problems

Blynn Beltran, TSV Multimedia Editor
February 22 • 149 views
Filed under Focal Point, Games, Reviews, Showcase

The "Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3" beta for PC is not in a good state, to say charitably. This game in its current state is filled with bugs, game-breaking glitches and hard crashes. Although the core game itself is good enough to finish, it is far from the retail product that CI Games would want to release. The...

“Fifty Shades” of inaccuracy

“Fifty Shades” of inaccuracy

Adreana Estigoy, TSV Focal Point Editor
February 17 • 172 views
Filed under Focal Point, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Looking for a romantic movie to see? Watch the newest installation of the Fifty Shades Trilogy, "Fifty Shades Darker." “Fifty Shades Darker” starts directly where Grey left off. Starring Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele (or Ana, as she’s been nicknamed), "Fifty Shades Darker" goes further...

How to start your own podcast

How to start your own podcast

Blynn Beltran, TSV Interim Focal Point
February 4 • 859 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point

How to start your own podcast Have you ever wanted to have your voice out there, but didn't want to go all out with fancy cameras, soft lighting, and other high production junk? If so, podcasting may be right for you. It is one of the easiest ways to talk to the rest of the world about any topic, wh...

Beginner drinker friendly beer flight at Steelhead Brewery

Beginner drinker friendly beer flight at Steelhead Brewery

Kevin Perez, TSV Interim Sports Editor
January 25 • 1,201 views
Filed under Focal Point, Reviews

Steelhead Brewing Company is a good experience, but nothing over the top. Steelhead Brewery in Burlingame sits on California Drive and could easily be missed when driving by. Its red brick walls don’t scream for attention, instead bring about a curiosity to the passerby.Once inside, the high ceiling...

Day Of Infamy (Beta) Review

Day Of Infamy (Beta) Review

Blynn Beltran, TSV Multimedia Editor
January 25 • 1,209 views
Filed under Focal Point, Games, Reviews

"Day of Infamy" is one of the rare games that the PC gaming community fails to notice. This particular game had been in early access for quite some time, having only recently gone into its beta phase. It is still rough around the edges, and balancing issues for multiplayer are still being worked on....

Non-voting Skyline students highlight larger issues

Non-voting Skyline students highlight larger issues

Katrina Benedicto, TSV Staff Writer
December 7 • 3,435 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point

Nonvoting college students are usually uninformed or detached from the candidates Bobbee Calacal, a business student in Skyline College, holds two jobs and takes evening and online classes. Like many of her peers, her schedule is packed and she is lucky to squeak in a few hours of free time. Also...

Tips on getting into the police academy

Tips on getting into the police academy

Jose Sanchez, TSV Staff Writer
December 7 • 2,996 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point

Being a police officer is one of the most respectable and commendable careers out there. The responsibility that these men and women hold cannot be understated. If you are interested in becoming a police officer, here are some tips on taking a step forward and getting in the police academy. The goal...

Oakland erupts in wake of election

Oakland erupts in wake of election

Kevin Perez, TSV Sports Editor
November 23 • 2,784 views
Filed under Features, Focal Point

Results from the presidential election sparked controversy throughout the United States. Many against the President-elect have gathered to protest in metropolitan areas. On Nov. 10, protesters marched up Telegraph Ave. of downtown Oakland. One thousand people gathered downtown, coming from different...

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