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Trustee meeting predicts dire cuts

Trustee meeting predicts dire cuts

by Matt Pacelli

September 27, 2011

The SMCCCD Board of Trustees adopted the final form of the 2011-2012 district budget in their bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The budget projected a bleak outlo...

Voter turnout abysmal

Will Nacouzi, TSV Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

Voter turnout for the recent Skyline elections was roughly three percent of eligible Skyline students. Only 3.24 (323 out of 10,102) percent of eligible students participated in the special elections for ASSC according to results from Amory N. Cariadus, Coordinator of Student Activities. Senator Dean K. Santos claimed...

New senators elected to ASSC

Nina Smirnov

September 27, 2011

Due to a lack of able hands, the ASSC was forced to conduct special elections this past month. As of June 30, 2011, the ASSC alerted the student body that due to the small amount of senators (eight to be exact) in the ASSC, they would be opening special elections with nine open seats. Thursday, Sept. 22 marked the first ASSC meeting with these new senators who were voted in during elections that took place the week prior. The voter turnout ...

Perserverance pays for Mario Flaherty

Perserverance pays for Mario Flaherty

September 27, 2011

Skyline College is not known for attracting elite athletes who go on to renowned athletic programs at the collegiate ranks. People are quicker to associate Skyline with horrib...

Honors courses pose challenges and opportunities

Honors courses pose challenges and opportunities

September 27, 2011

The Astronomy Department will have an Honors Program class led by Gregory Grist for the upcoming spring 2012 semester. Astronomy is a general education course fulfilling t...

Mathematics is easy!

Mathematics is easy!

Estrella Benavides

September 27, 2011

We find many helpful programs through the Learning Communities like ASTEP, the Honors Transfer Program, First-Year Experience, and Scholar Athletes. A good number of...

Food festival at school!

Diana Rodriguez

September 27, 2011

The Asian Food Festival is a way to celebrate the rich and colorful heritage of Asian culture. Business Professor Hui Pate and organizers hosted the food festival on the afternoons of Sept. 12 and 14 at the Skyline College Quad. They did this as part of the annual celebration of Asian heritage. The festival included Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese food. The event was a great success with the Skyline community as they sold out right away on both d...

Not their first time around the block

Chris Korp

September 27, 2011

First, let me introduce myself: I am a 40-year-old returning student here at Skyline College that is truly enjoying his experience. The thought occurred to me that I should take some time out to explain a few facets of my experience here thus far. There are various social pitfalls and advantages involved with being an olde...

Dress for Success

Jervis Lawas

September 27, 2011

For some students, it takes more than an hour to get ready for school. For others, it takes less than 20 minutes. How we look in school does not play a role in how well we do in school, even though some of us like to believe it does. However, looking your best every day might have its perks. Your teacher will not give you a h...

Playing the blame game

Will Nacouzi, TSV Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

Violent video games have been blamed for a lot of things over the years by politicians and parents, but are they the main cause of violent behavior? Or is it something else? It doesn't matter because the root of the issue goes back to one source: parents. And this responsibility belongs to all parents. Parents should take...

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