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Zoos = Animal Brothels

Kyle Chidester

May 16, 2007

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I recently visited the San Francisco Zoo with some friends. It was an awesome trip, filled with nostalgia of childhood visits. My friends and I reminisced about when we were young and would visit the zoo with our respective parents and how much fun it was, running around to see all the animals we loved and sticking our li...

Volleyball coming soon

Joanne Barrientos

May 16, 2007

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Before Coach Rayannah Salahuddin second season with the volleyball program starts, she talks about her new strategies, new players, and the threatening competition.With the her second season coming up Coach Salahuddin is looking to get more depth in the team with 17 core people already on the team, and she hopes to have as man...

Skyline denies new feminine product disposal

Joanne Barrientos

May 14, 2007

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A new disposal unit called the Freedom Hygiene System was denied to replace old and less sanitary feminine product disposals in the women's bathroom.The Freedom Hygiene System was tested last January, for 6-8 weeks in all three college campus. This is a hands-free unit helps limit the spreading of blood borne germs to preven...

Women in Transition luncheon honors students and alumni

Virginia M. Rosales

May 13, 2007

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The Skyline College Women in Transition Program had their annual luncheon on April 25. Since 1975, the WIT Program has been successfully helping women make the transition back into the academic environment. The goal is to encourage women to expand their horizons, and reach their intellectual, professional and personal goals...

In the heart of every human is the soul of a fighter

Esperanza Navas

May 13, 2007

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Inside every human being there is a fighter, a fighter with the strength and courage to win any battle.  However, despite our inner strength, we have emotional vulnerability that becomes potentially powerful in a situation of stress and pain.  This is my story as an immigrant and a college student and a woman of fo...

Living and breathing the experience of the Pilipino culture

Maryam Khan

May 13, 2007

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After all the joy and fun during a day in the sun on Saturday April 28, beneath the horizon as fog swept over Skyline College, so began the 3rd annual Pilipino Cultural Night - Parting Ways. When I got my ticket stub and sat down in my seat I looked at all directions of my D-pad (up down, left right) and felt rather alone. As i...

HPV vaccine making sex a whole lot safer

Kristina Anderson

May 13, 2007

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Sex.With the use of this one, small word your attention has already been drawn to this very page. Why? Because as a member of the human race you are biologically programmed to think about sex. Very often. You are encouraged to do so by just about everyone; your friends, your classmates, your teacher, some guy on TV, and eve...

Dealing with procrastination and its dire effects

Paul Reyes

May 13, 2007

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With your eyelids heavy and body tired you can't help but notice the clock's hands inch forward. It's three in the morning, and the deep feelings of regret and remorse set in. Your paper is blank, and neither thoughts nor words arise. Knowing full well your project is due tomorrow you still ask yourself: "Why did I wait un...

Trojans going to the playoffs

Kris Marsh

May 12, 2007

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This is the year of Bay area sports. From Cinderella stories to powerhouses, the Bay Area has been and will continue to pack a heavy punch for those who compete against our professional teams.  The Golden State Warriors were an almost expected surprise for local basketball fans, with their first playoff appearance and wins in 13...

Skyline holds Associated Students elections

Kris Marsh

May 12, 2007

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The candidates have been announced for the upcoming Associated Student of Skyline College elections which will be held May 14-18. The two candidates running for President are Lauren Hernandez and Lindsay D'Amico. Anjelica Gacutan is running unopposed for Commissioner of Activities, and Wendy Smith is also running unopposed...

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