The Skyline View

Genentech helps to expand Horizons

Frank Romero

April 3, 2004

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On March 20, Skyline College and The Genentech Foundation presented the 24th annual San Mateo County Expanding Your Horizons Conference for Math and Science.Expanding Your Horizons is held as a conference for young women between the 6th and 12th grades as an opportunity for them to learn about new and interesting.The overall go...

Dr. Frances White prepares to leave Skyline

Brian Babcock

April 3, 2004

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Skyline College received sad news on March 24. The college's president, Dr. Frances White, will be leaving the school for a new job after the spring semester is through.White received the job offer from the College of Marin, explaining that it was, "an offer I couldn't refuse.""It's an opportunity for a promotion and for mo...

HP Senior VP brings her experience to the masses

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

April 3, 2004

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Allison Johnson's schedule is packed tighter than a can of sardines.On a recent Monday, the Senior VP of computer company Hewlett-Packard spent the day with Apple's Steve Jobs plotting out the future compatibility of the iPod and HP computers. Tuesday was spent in New York City helping Starwood Hotels market to a business cr...

Young team wins second straight

Roami Dicks

April 3, 2004

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The Skyline women's badminton team defeated Fresno City College 19-2  to up their record 2-0 in the early season on March 25.In the singles round Trojans won five games out of six against Fresno City. Stephanie Cheung the top rated singles player on the badminton team, defeated her opponent 11-0,11-1 over Sheng Lee. Celine Si...

Baseball takes the top standing home

Roami Dicks

April 3, 2004

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The Skyline College Baseball team has showcased many talents in different aspects of the game this season.For starters, they have five hitters in the starting line-up with batting averages of .420 or better. They also have one of the better pitching corps in the league which features a group that has only a 3.50 era as a un...

Media paranoia over censorship

Maria Tagal

April 3, 2004

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Ever since Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" during the Super Bowl halftime show, the media has been in the middle of a firestorm about their conduct. The incident has caused a domino effect that is still making waves, even though it's been near two months since it all happened. The Federal Communications Commission (F...

EDITORIAL

April 3, 2004

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It's hard to believe that when people think of Skyline College, they don't think of its beauty. For many, the first thing that would come to mind might be the fog, then maybe budget cuts, but the loveliness of its surrounding hills and gorgeous lookout point is never in the forefront.True enough, if Skyline was a house for sa...

‘Confessions’ barely lives up to expectations

Brian Babcock

April 3, 2004

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The word on the street is that Usher cheated on his now ex-girlfriend Rozanda Thomas, better known as "Chilli" from TLC. Who'd he cheat on her with? Some random girl, who is now expecting a baby, if you believe his song "Confessions Part II" from his new album, "Confessions," which came out on March 23.The first song off th...

A walk through Knoxville

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

April 3, 2004

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"Let the beatings begin!" Johnny Knoxville, star of the infamous MTV show "Jackass" declared at the beginning of the interview.Knoxville is currently co-staring in the film "Walking Tall" as the sad-sack sidekick, while The Rock takes the lead as the 4x4-wielding hero. Although he is taking smaller roles now, Hollywood will ha...

Eternal sunshine of the spotless movie review

April 3, 2004

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There's nothing ordinary about this uniquely whimsical movie whose concept revolves around a relatively simple question about whether one would be willing to erase the memory of a bad relationship or not. It's not your typical romantic comedy of today's standards where everything seems to fall into place so perfectly. The gr...

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