The Skyline View

Student parking costs rise

Sarah E. Markoff

August 26, 2008

Beginning in fall 2008, Skyline College students will be required to pay higher parking fees to help increase parking revenue.Parking fees will increase from $35 to $40 per semester for Cañada, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College students, effective fall 2008. This will be the second time the parking costs will go u...

Man gets74 years to life for murder of Skyline student

Sarah E. Markoff

August 26, 2008

The man convicted of killing Skyline student Justin Mendoza was sentenced to 74 years to life in prison on Aug. 1.Gerry Phongboupha, 25, was charged with one count of second degree murder and one count of attempted murder after he was convicted in April of shooting and killing Mendoza, 21, outside of a nightclub in the early...

Bookstore swamped by student sales

Derrick Smith

August 26, 2008

The Skyline College bookstore at the beginning of the year is deluged with people not only buying new books, but selling old books too.Once you go to sell your books back you receive a refund for your book, and half of the price you paid for it is given to students.Holly Hui, an undeclared employee at the book store who helps st...

Grading remains the same for Fall 2008

Brenda Cancino

August 26, 2008

The +/- grading decision, that initiated at CSM, is still in the works. One semester later, Skyline College is still dealing with the same dilemma and so far, no decision has been made.Ray Hernandez, the Academic Senate President, said "It's a hard decision to make because it affects three different colleges." According to Hernan...

Skyline’s opinions of the olympics

Paul Reyes and Adrian Lee

August 26, 2008

Team USA by Paul ReyesWatching the dominant performance by Team USA's "Redeem Team," Michael Phelps' amazing journey in collecting eight gold medals, and Usain Bolt's back-to-back record setting feats, spectators were in awe by the physical and mental challenges the world's best athletes could overcome.Thousands of miles away, w...

Watch Out

John Harrison

August 26, 2008

When I first watched Mitchell Lichtenstein's film TEETH, it was almost like a dare... I knew from the previews that I was going to be completely freaked out by the blood (especially where the blood was coming from) and that I would probably leave the viewing experience with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach. While all of...

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

August 26, 2008

When you listen to The Fratellis you might think of a few things: memorable songs, catchy lyrics, de...

Womens Soccer

Womens Soccer

August 26, 2008

Starting off their season, the Skyline College Women's Soccer team began with two difficult scrimmages ag...

Students cheer up as gas prices decline

Kathryn Burgess

August 26, 2008

Over the past month nationwide gas prices fell 29 cents a gallon according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.The highest recorded average for regular unleaded gas in California was four dollars and 60 cents per gallon back in June. Slowly but surely motorists have felt a decline at the pump as prices have dipped below four doll...

The View From Here

Nick Donofrio

August 25, 2008

Man, this is brutal. We started school ten days ago and already we have to put this bad boy out on the stands to be devoured and digested by you readers. I mean normally our production cycle consists of fourteen days, but we've had to hit the ground running, and this year is only going to get more difficult.This year I'm ...

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