The Skyline View

WOW successful again

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

March 22, 2004

On Saturday March 6, nearly 350 people attended the Women on Writing (WOW) conference at Skyline College that featured lectures, workshops, and entertainment throughout the day, giving attendees a closer look into the mysterious world of professional writers, published authors, agents, and entertainers.The conference transformed th...

Semantics of success

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

March 22, 2004

According to Don Frischmann, you have to love what you do in order to truly be successful in your career. You also have to be successful at accepting a job that is challenging."You have to be willing to do just about anything," Frischmann said. "Most people want to help you. Knowing what you want to do is the difficult part. Wo...

Students storm Sacramento over fee increases

Frank Romero

March 22, 2004

Thousands of community college students from across California descended upon the capital building in Sacramento to protest the impending tuition hike being placed before them by the governor, on March 15. The proposed hike would increase the current amount of $18 per unit to $26 per unit, a 44 percent increase.Of the more th...

King Newsom usurps power

Neill Herbert

March 22, 2004

Years ago, the people living in this great land of ours decided enough was enough, so they overthrew the current government and started their own. What would possess a people to do this? For our founding fathers, an authority figure's disregard for the will of the people was enough incentive to start a revolution.Fast-forward ab...

Aching under Atkins

Frank Romero

March 22, 2004

When the Atkins diet first came to be, people marveled at how effective it was for an individual to lose weight. Many wondered as to how nobody had thought of it before, seeing as it's a relatively simple concept, and there doesn't seem too much to it. The reality of the matter however is far worse than that. Dr. Atkins, fo...

Another one rides the bus

Frank Romero

March 22, 2004

As we all know the March on Sacramento, held on March 15, protested the tuition increase of which our school is currently in the line of fire. Now at first hearing it seems as if there isn't much to talk about that you haven't already heard. That, of course, is incorrect.Sure, you may have heard the stories about what happened at...

EDITORIAL

March 22, 2004

Numbering over 8,000 strong, on March 15 students from all across California made their voices of protest heard. They protested fee increases, further budget cuts, and most importantly, the death of an institution that would help lead them to a fulfilled life and not a dead-end job.As specific details go, Gov. Schwarzenegger ha...

Skyline beats the birdie past Mission College

Okey Amuzie

March 22, 2004

The Skyline Badminton team had their first contest of the season against Mission College on March 16. In the opening singles round, Skyline's number-two competitor Celine Sin played Mission's number-one competitor Thu Do. Sin ended up losing in three sets 6-11, 11-0, 11-0. This happened to be the only loss of the night fo...

Stepping up and coming out of left field

Okey Amuzie

March 22, 2004

The Skyline Trojans baseball team was victorious over Hartnell College 11-9 March 16 on a three-run homerun off the bat of Trojans left fielder Aaron Davis. Entering the bottom of the eighth inning Skyline was trailing 9-8 and the rally started off when Trojans second baseman Greg Lehane hit a single then reached second base wh...

Skyline slams De Anza in a grand fashion

Okey Amuzie

March 22, 2004

The Skyline Trojans baseball team behind two grand slams in one inning out slugged De Anza 9-5 (2-1) 15-10 on Mar. 9.        This feat has happened six times in the majors and 12 times in college baseball. Trojan batters Will Vogl and Steve Dorst both hit grand slam homeruns in a 10 run sixth inning after trailing 9-...

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