The Skyline View

Trojans soar to State Championship

Okey Amuzie

May 19, 2004

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At the Coast Conference women's badminton tournament at Skyline ,held on May 8, four Trojan ladies won round one singles matches.Jennifer Wong defeated City College's Selina Chan, 11-3 and 11-4 in a play-in game. Stephanie Cheung beat Thao Doan of City College 11-0 and 11-1. Lisa Payte beat Sheng Lee of Fresno City 11-3, 11...

TROJANS WIN!

Okey Amuzie and Roami Dicks

May 19, 2004

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The last time the Trojans celebrated a Coast Conference championship was 25 years ago in 1979. Now, they can start that process again as they won the championship from a six- run scare in the ninth inning by the College of San Mateo (CSM), narrowly winning 11-10 on May 6.Entering the ninth inning with a healthy 11-4 lead, th...

Badminton flies past the competition

Okey Amuzie

May 19, 2004

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The Skyline women's badminton team hosted the Coast Conference Championships on May 8.They ended the season with an unblemished record of 6-0 in conference play. In their last regular season match, Skyline beat Mission College of Santa Clara 18-3. Along the perfect conference season, the Trojans defeated City College of San Fr...

BALCO tarnishing Bonds

Okey Amuzie

May 19, 2004

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In today's day and age, a lot of athletes are getting bigger and stronger, especially in football, basketball, and baseball.In baseball, there has been a lot of talk about BALCO, a Bay Area based clinic that supplies muscle-enhancing drugs, like steroids to be used by certain players. Baseball players such as Jason Giambi, Ga...

Project Skyline: Under Construction

Frank Romero

May 19, 2004

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As finals begin to loom over the campus, a new project is about to begin here at Skyline that has been in the planning stages for a year now, and will bring much more inconvenience to those who park on campus than ever before.The former Pacific Heights Middle School, which is adjacent to the campus, will be used for makeshift cl...

Questioning the morality of cloning

Brian Babcock

May 19, 2004

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What do you think about when you hear the word clone?Do you think about science? How about the ethics of it? Have you ever thought that you would want to be cloned or maybe clone someone you love? Did you ever think that you would clone your dead child to have them back? You love your kids don't you? What about that feeling of...

Summer blockbusters

Brian Babcock

May 19, 2004

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'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'Unleashing its magic on the world on June 4, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," will be the first movie blockbuster of the summer. So should you expect this part of the series to be as popular as the last two? Definitely. This movie will likely top the charts until the end of...

Women in old baseball

Karen Mondale

May 19, 2004

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Skyline English professor and poet, Katharine Harer, Known to many as "Miss H," has completed a manuscript for a book entitled, "Comets, Blue Sox, Peaches, Chicks: Voices of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, 1943-1954." The book, an oral history of the only successful Women's Baseball League started by Ph...

Smokes and a cuppa joe

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

May 19, 2004

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Some things just work better in pairs. For example: peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, cookies and milk; the list goes on.Then there's coffee and cigarettes. It's an inseparably hip dyad, cookies and milk's darker opposite, or as it's described in Jim Jarmusch's latest film "Coffee and Cigarettes," the representation of...

Solidarity in silence

Elizabeth Sinclair-Smith

May 19, 2004

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Students at Skyline College might have noticed a small number of people handing out small flyers in a rather silent manner, on May 7. The flyers said the following: "My deliberate silence today echoes the silence forced upon lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies by harassment prejudice, and discrimination. Th...

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