The Skyline View

Peanuts like you’ve never seen it before

Nina Smirnov

August 31, 2011

It is unclear what Bert V. Royal may have had in mind when writing a drama which finds the original cast of Charles M. Schulz's Peanuts entrenched in the throes of adolescence, a theme not uncommon in dramas like Teen Wolf and Dawson's Creek. One explanation may be that perhaps Royal meant to answer questions that left Peanuts re...

Fright Night is no Twilight, and this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat. (Dreamworks II Distribution)

“Fright Night” doesn’t disappoint and brings the fear

August 31, 2011

Although this is a remake of the 1985 original, these are different times which allow for a contemporary ad...

Geralt of Rivia, witcher extraordinaire, braces himself to do battle with a dragon that has haunted his steps since the beginning of the game. (Stephen Benoit)

“Witcher 2” slashes its way to the top; dragons beware

August 31, 2011

Monsters from tales our parents told us to scare us lurk around every corner in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Not...

Options for school books

Julianna Leon

August 31, 2011

Books, books, and more books, money, money, money! What to do when your dollar doesn't stretch too far and financial aid comes in late? Your professors expect you to have all your materials, but getting them can be tricky when you set out to look for them, find out that the used ones are still expensive, and the supply of re...

Earthquake awareness and preparedness

Lea Naqishbendi

August 31, 2011

You may have felt the earthquake on the evening of August 23 (the epicenter was in San Leandro). The earthquake was one of four that hit the greater Bay Area last week, and although it was only a 3.6 in magnitude, it still gave a shake that startled some and incited curiosity about when the next big one will hit. Skyline geology P...

Skyline soccer players warm up for practice. (Roxanne Wahab)

Trojans prepare to take the field

August 31, 2011

It's been a long eight months for student athlete soccer players, but the Skyline College men and women's soccer teams are ready to take the field again. September marks th...

Students observe as hiting coach John Quintell explains the importance of squaring up to the ball. (Jonathon Chan)

Skyline sports for everyone

August 31, 2011

Skyline College may not have any Division I intercollegiate teams, but it does offer a program that many private four-year universities do not. Skyline makes available to its ...

No man’s land

Will Nacouzi, TSV Staff Writer

August 31, 2011

No man's land refers to land that no man controls for fear or uncertainty of losing control to someone or something else. According to the Physical Education Effectivness report for the years 2005 and 2006, 2,460 students took Physical Education classes. This number has increased slowly until it reached 3,730 students for...

The currently unknown man is loaded into the ambulance. (JJ Valdez)

Paramedics and fire department called to campus

August 31, 2011

The San Mateo Paramedics and San Bruno Fire Department were called to Skyline today after a 911 call was placed ...

Students crowd around to get a hearty feast of pancakes. (JJ Valdez)

Welcome Week has its last event

August 25, 2011

In one last final effort to welcome students to Skyline, the Associated Students held its final event in the quad where Administration, staff, and faculty served students...

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