The Skyline View

PG&E, San Bruno agree to settlement

Joe Barrack

March 28, 2012

Filed under News

The City of San Bruno agreed to accept a $70 million settlement from PG&E in restitution for the suffering caused by a natural gas pipeline explosion back in September 2010. According to a joint news release issued by PG&E and the City of San Bruno, the $70 million settlement will be controlled by a city-created "public purpo...

Vaccinate your kids, for all our sakes

Vaccinate your kids, for all our sakes

March 28, 2012

Long ago, well before I was born, a wise man sang a question that was as pressing as any that had been e...

Tax millionaires to keep education funded

Will Nacouzi

March 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The millionaire tax must pass! Why? Because let's face it, with cuts being made to education by the state government, it will leave schools throughout the state with little choice but to cut teachers and classes in order to deal with the decrease in educational spending by the state government. With the current state deficit ...

Rabelaisian Rhetoric

Riley Bright

March 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

The American justice system has been horribly undermined in sunny Florida by the absolutely psychotic "Stand Your Ground" legislation. The law says that people have no legal obligation to back down from a confrontation, allowing them to settle an argument with deadly force as long as they thought their life was in danger. N...

Man’s best friend is my only friend

Man’s best friend is my only friend

Terence Chin

March 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

I come from a family with sib- lings who are allergic to cats and dogs, so I never thought that I would ...

Merryweather: A Valuable Player

Merryweather: A Valuable Player

March 28, 2012

Julian Merryweather, a sophomore pitcher for Skyline College's baseball team, has played baseball for 10 years and is still g...

Good start
 for badminton

Kimberly Murti and Kimberly Murti

March 28, 2012

Filed under Sports

The Skyline women's badminton team won their first match against Mission College on March 20. Even without a full team, the Trojans came up close and swept the Saints with a win. Coach Jan Fosberg agreed that the Trojans played well. "I think we played really well," Fosberg said. "We had every single person on the team earn points. The single...

Trojans slip up against Saints

Megan Benveniste

March 28, 2012

Filed under Sports

On Monday March 27 the Skyline Trojans lost 3-1 against the Hartnell College Panthers. Asked to appear in his eleventh game of the season, Tyler Cyr was the starting pitcher for the day. The first batter of the day, centerfielder Jordan Holler, hit a homerun over the right field wall. Cyr then continued in the game for eight innings allowing only ...

ASSC pushes back student election dates

Renee Abu-Zaghibra

March 28, 2012

Filed under News

The deadline for students to apply to run for student government was extended to April 13, and the election date is now April 30, as decided by a 12-4 vote (with three abstaining) by the ASSC on March 21. It was extended to give a chance for more people to run and to give the ASSC more time to publicize the elections to the s...

CSU may freeze spring enrollment

Blair Hardee

March 28, 2012

Filed under News

Students hoping to transfer to the CSU system may have to wait longer than expected to continue their education. Pending the outcome of Jerry Brown's California Tax Increase Initiative, the CSU system has announced the possibility of freezing enrollment for the spring semester in 2013. This tax initiative could also impact ...

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