The Skyline View

Fear and loathing on Folsom

John Harrison

March 16, 2005

I was sandwiched between two of my friends in a tiny cement box called the New Langton Arts Theatre, on Folsom Street, in San Francisco. They had no idea I was incredibly out of my mind, although my swaying and unintelligible ramblings should have given me away. I'm sure I reeked of alcohol and cigarettes, and was probably st...

Potential fee hikes in the works for California budget

Vikki Nguyen

March 12, 2005

An increase in community college fees from $26 to $33 per unit was one recommendation made in a report on the governor's budget proposal released by the California Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO).The non-partisan LAO, reviews the budget and makes recommendations to the governor and legislators. The group is recommending the incre...

I’m Mentioning

Frank Romero

March 12, 2005

Here we go again. You know, you might think that eventually I would run out of things to complain about, but here I am, week after week, each time more irrelevant than the last. Though I suppose that depends on how you look at it.This week's rant comes from a recent conflict over a topic that has come up in the newsroom: censorsh...

WOW! ‘truly inspiring’

Mike Young

March 12, 2005

The third annual Women on Writing (WOW!) Conference took place at Skyline College on March 5th.Skyline College President Victoria Morrow said the event was put together with the hope that others would benefit and grow from the variety of experiences provided by the conference."You will have the opportunity to hear and speak w...

New vice president of student resources arrives

Mike Whitebear

March 12, 2005

As of March 9, the new vice president of student resources at Skyline College is Judith Redwine.The purpose of the position is to insure that Skyline College provides support to students and faculty that best serve their needs in counseling, admissions and records, financial aid, student activities, and security departments.Redwine has had a wide r...

Get your fix

Alyssa Titong

March 12, 2005

Soon, if not already, will be that time of the semester where everybody is burned out because of school, work, family and friends. Students will be turning in papers late, an essence of "transferitis" will begin to manifest, and people will be more careless than they already are. What is the problem?When students start slacking o...

The Student Body

A. Bonne

March 12, 2005

In a relationship? Not in a relationship? If you would like advice about anything going on in the relationship (or lack thereof) aspect in your life, write to me, the Skyline View's relationship/sex advice columnist, Anne Bonne.I am here to offer guidance to all for any issues or concerns you may have dealing with your inti...

The Advice Nerd

John Harrison

March 12, 2005

Once again, I seem to return to the Features page of The Skyline View. I'm John Harrison, Online Editor of this newspaper, and someone finally submitted a question for me. The catch is, this individual is part of The Skyline View staff, and I want to make it perfectly clear that everyone who sends me a question will have th...

Strapped for cash?

Vikki Nguyen

March 12, 2005

This issue, we explore bookstore deals.Are you a little hungry, but also a little short on money? Or maybe you need a pick me up, but don't have time to pick up some more cash? This week, we find ways to nurture that hunger in your stomach as well as your thirst for knowledge.Skyline students might not realize how afforda...

WAR OF THE WORDS

Brian McKay and Liezl Laurel

March 12, 2005

Brian McKaySocial Security is a government plan where those who work put aside a part of their paycheck to help the previous generations who aren't able to earn a living to support them. The plan is essentially a social contract; by paying for our elders, the favor will be returned when the next generation pays for us.This plan h...

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