The Skyline View

Picou’s career high wasted by loss

Okey Amuzie

February 8, 2003

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         Despite a career high 26 points scored by Rod Picou the Skyline Trojans 15-11 (2-2) were defeated by Chabot 21-4 (3-1) 87-77 Jan. 29.         Picou scored the Trojans' first six points of the game with four assists by Henderson. However, the Gladiators scored the next nine points after Isaiah Buckley scored...

Coaching legend receives individual honors

Okey Amuzie

February 8, 2003

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         Two years removed from coaching Skyline basketball, former head coach Pete Pontacq is on his way to the California Community College Men's Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He will be enshrined March 14 at the State Final Eight in San Diego.         Pontacq ...

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Mitchell’s

Renee Verducci

February 8, 2003

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         Ah, Valentine's Day. One can already taste the sweetness. The guys and gals are frantically searching for a date and/or gift. Restaurants are joyously penning in reservations and hiking up the menu prices in anticipation of the most romantic day of the year.          T...

SMCCCD’s future grim; cuts inevitable

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

February 8, 2003

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     The San Mateo County Community College District is facing a $15 million budget deficit and potential staff cuts of up to 200 if Gov. Gray Davis' proposed 2003-2004 state budget passes, according to the district chancellor.     District Chancellor Ron Galatolo, who spoke in f...

Financial woes cause class cuts

Chris Choi

February 8, 2003

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         Faced with a financial deficit from previous years and more money being taken away by midyear budget cuts, Skyline College was forced to cut 91 classes for the spring 2003 semester, which frustrated students and teachers alike.         Skyline College's Vice President...

One day is not enough

Laura Forner

February 8, 2003

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         Valentine's Day-the one day of the year when shades of pink, red, and purple overpower everything else. Fuzzy bears, candy hearts, flowers, and romance-the whole mushy nine yards come to mind. Every Valentine's Day, we are obligated to be ultra-romantic toward our significant others and extra-nice to those that we ...

Getting an education in California is getting harder

Juan Nevarez

February 8, 2003

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         It is sad that the deficit California is currently facing will have such an impact on higher education, especially in the community colleges throughout the state. Potential student fee hikes, along with class cuts and other budget slashes, which are currently under consideration by Gov. Davis, will greatly influence th...

What the …? More news in the world

Chris Choi

February 8, 2003

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         As most of you have probably heard, the space shuttle Columbia was lost during the final minutes of its 16-day mission, taking with it seven crew members on board. To those of us old enough to remember the loss of the Challenger, the fiery streak across the sky brings back uncanny images of...

Letter to the Editor

February 8, 2003

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         My name is Jennifer D. Feliciano and I am currently attending Skyline College. I am a student of Karen Wong in English 846. She has referred me to you, and I am asking if it is possible for the following essay to be published in The Skyline View:         We hear fatal events on television, newspapers, and on the rad...

Editorial

February 8, 2003

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         School safety is not something that every student thinks about.         You have probably seen the security guards sitting in the various parking lots in their cars, or even up in the campus security office around the corner from the cafeteria. But have you ever really stopped to consider how safe our camp...

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