The Skyline View

Super Bowl commercials can’t get it up

Frank Romero

February 17, 2004

When people think about the Super Bowl, they usually think about food, parties, a halftime show, beer, cheerleaders, and maybe as an afterthought, football. But another factor to think about, that is just as important as the big game itself, is the commercials.Super Bowl Sunday has historically been known as the day that pe...

Skyline student dies in car crash

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

February 8, 2004

Sad news has come Skyline College's way, as student Elene Karkazis, 21, was killed in a car accident on Jan. 24.According to the King City CHP, the car was traveling northbound on US-101, when the driver let the car drift partially into the left dirt median. The driver then swerved to the right, causing the car to roll. Karkazis, wh...

Students succeed with transfer programs

Alessa Adamo

February 8, 2004

Louella Jorgensen realized a lifelong dream in 1999 when she was presented with her diploma, graduating with highest honors, from U.C. Berkeley. Jorgensen's journey in higher education started years earlier, however, when she enrolled at Skyline College-her introduction to university life.Jorgensen's story is one of many fr...


February 8, 2004

In any troubled economy, cuts in spending and to programs, including the higher educational system, are inevitable. Taking into consideration the state budget cuts made to the California Community College system in the past year, it is impossible to say that anyone saw such devastating effects coming.What was once thought of...

Feel the love: Valentine’s Day special

Maria Tagal

February 8, 2004

It's that time of year where we recognize that wonderful special someone in our lives. So here are a few tips to make things memorable.What to get for your Valentine:Candles: Using candlelight is a very cheap and easy way to set a romantic atmosphere. Illuminations has quirky floating heart candles that say "Light My Fire,"...

Whole lotta love: music for the night

February 8, 2004

From slow jams to power ballads , three of our staff members pick some classic tunes for you and your honey to get your groove on. Top 14 Most Romantic SongsPicked by Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith1. The Beach Boys - "Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)" 2. The Ronettes - "Walking In The Rain" 3. Bobby Darin - "My Funny Vale...

Cleaning up after budget cuts

Roami Dicks

February 8, 2004

State budget cuts have played a major role in many community college athletic programs being eliminated. Within the last year, Skyline's athletic department felt the effects of these cuts in a variety of ways. For starters, Skyline was forced to eliminate its cross-country program, which takes place in the fall. The school cu...

Victory bounces away from Trojans in overtime

Okey Amuzie

February 8, 2004

The Skyline Trojans basketball team could not pull off a home court victory as they fell to Chabot 98-93 in overtime on Jan. 30. Opening the overtime period with the score tied at 86 apiece, Chabot (15-7, 2-3) went on a streak of six unanswered points, which culminated with a Jamar Tatum jump shot scoring two of his 18 points. Wi...

Baseball strikes out at opener

Okey Amuzie

February 8, 2004

The Skyline Trojans baseball season has hit off to a slow start as they lost 7-5 against Laney College (1-0) on Dec. 31. Skyline Starting Pitcher Al Orzco (0-1) pitched five innings striking out nine batters, walking three, and hitting three batters. Four of the six batters that were walked in the game scored against the Tr...

Scoreboards for everyone

Okey Amuzie

February 8, 2004

No longer do Skyline Trojans sports fans have to keep the score when going to soccer and baseball games, Skyline Athletic Director Andreas Wolf has gotten the idea of putting up scoreboards for the sports facilities.One of the goals that Wolf wanted to do while being director was to either replace or purchase scoreboards fo...

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