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Re: Letters to the Editor – April 18, 2005

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April 19, 2005

While those who wrote to you regarding your April 1 centerfold accuse you of contributing to a racist culture, I'd like to accuse them of contributing to a culture of fear. This fear culture is formed in part by those who wish to make everyone fit into an acceptable profile: open-minded, accepting, and afraid of offending wi...

Hung jury in Gardner trial

Fionnola Villamejor

April 18, 2005

After nine days of heated deliberations, a Redwood City jury is hopelessly deadlocked in the criminal trial of co-defendants Tito Sedeno and John Navarro, both 23 of San Francisco.Both defendants faced a long list of felony charges including first degree murder of Skyline College student Raymond Gardner, 22, of Pacifica.Gardner was shot dead on...

KQED’s Scott Shafer speaks to students about California’s issues

KQED’s Scott Shafer speaks to students about California’s issues

April 18, 2005

On April 5, Scott Shafer of KQED came to Skyline's main theater to ask Skyline students to think about...

Grievance filed against ASSC

Jenn Livesey

April 18, 2005

A formal grievance has been filed against the Associated Students of Skyline College by Commissioner of Activities Bivett Thompson.In the grievance, Thompson accused the ASSC of being in several violations of The Brown Act. The Brown Act requires governing bodies, including student councils, to hold meetings open to the publi...

Survey: About 2% of students know ASSC

Fionnola Villamejor

April 18, 2005

According to recent evidence, the Associated Students of Skyline College, the elected student government which controls and delegates the expenditure of student body fees, fails to effectively reach out and effectively represent the students it serves.An informal, random survey of Skyline's day and night class students was condu...

EDITORIAL

EDITORIAL

April 18, 2005

Students are constantly under review. Almost everything we create in one of the campus's classrooms...

Letters To The Editor

April 18, 2005

After viewing your April 4 issue, I wanted to pass on some of my thoughts after reading the paper. The attempt of humor in using the Pimptatious '05 centerfold imagery was in very poor taste. Combining it with the letters section compounded the insult;the best thing you can think of as funny is putting African-American males in...

A sign to communicate

A sign to communicate

April 18, 2005

William Wong may not use his vocal cords, but he has a voice. As an American Sign Language (ASL) teacher...

Don’t take the bait

Richard Chiang

April 18, 2005

I'm not talking about bait and hook fishing out in the ocean, I'm talking about online "phishing." Same concept, different target, except this time around, the target is you.Skyline students beware! Perhaps the one of the most devious criminal acts online, phishing involves using phony e-mail messages from your bank or credit...

ASSC elections rapidly approaching

ASSC elections rapidly approaching

April 18, 2005

In the upcoming weeks, Associated Students of Skyline College will conduct events leading to the electi...

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