The Skyline View

Cinco de Mayo to mark major accredition stepping stone

Sabrina Belara

April 30, 2006

This year Cinco de Mayo will commemorate more than Mexico's victory over the French, it will also mark the first tangible stepping stone for the writing teams of Skyline's accreditation process. To celebrate the completion of the first draft for the Self Study report there will be a Cinco de Mayo theme fiesta in the plaza are...

Associated Students face lack of associates

Carina Woudenberg

April 30, 2006

Candidate applications for Associated Students of Skyline College (ASSC) student government are due on Monday, May 8, with ASSC elections set for May 15 -18.There are five officers currently filling positions in ASSC student government, but only one officer, Sen. Jonathan Vasquez, who joined just a few weeks ago, will be likely...

Letter to the Editor…

April 30, 2006

Hi my name is Steve and I have followed the sports coverage here at skyline for about 4 years and I love the stories you guys write about wrestling. This last fall a wrestler named Alecxis Lara placed 2nd in the state championships and there was no follow up story on him. The only story written on him was one month before th...

Skyline gets the blues

 Kenny 'Blue' Ray played some blues music  for an audience of Skyline guitar students and others on April 27.  (Bob Varner)

Carina Woudenberg

April 30, 2006

With a soulful melody and a toe tapping blues beat, professional guitarist Kenny 'Blue' Ray played his...

 A night in the islands (Bob Varner)

A night in the islands

April 30, 2006

Brought together by the efforts of Skyline's Filipino Student Union, the Kababayan Program, and Associated ...

Devil’s Slide closure has adverse effects on Skyline

John Harrison

April 30, 2006

Highway 1 was closed at Devil's Slide on April 2 when sensors in the pavement detected potential landslides. Shortly after, several boulders fell from the mountainside, blocking the highway. A month later, Devil's Slide is still closed indefinitely and is causing problems for Skyline students and faculty who live on the coast an...

Vista Point plaque installed

Shannon Elliott

April 30, 2006

A plaque commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire that shook the Bay Area was installed at the vista point in parking lot 8 on April 18. The plaque was supposed to be installed before the 18th with a ceremony, but weather delays held up installation. Because of timeliness, there will no longer be...

I hate Caltrans!

Kyle Chidester

April 30, 2006

For the past two to three weeks, the stretch of Highway 1 known as "Devil's Slide" has been closed, and it has been said to stay that way for an indefinite amount of time. Rumors have been tossed around like a volleyball, claiming the road may reopen anywhere from 3-6 months, up to a few years when the tunnel finally opens. So...


April 30, 2006

Freedom of speech is a right given to us as our country's very first amendment. Covered within this amendment is the right to a freedom of the press, assuming what is printed is true. In June of 2005, a decision known as the Hosty vs. Carter case ruled that prior restraint can legally be practiced among college campuses in...

War of the Words:

Nicole Givens and Kyle Chidester

April 30, 2006

PRO: NICOLE GIVENSSleep: That annoying thing that separates day and night, and stops you from rolling out your daily routine on a constant basis. Why would anyone want to practice it? Maybe because you're like me, a full time college student working 30 hours a week with a rather hectic social life. Sleep is very important, ...

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