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Ford and Skyline Automotive form partnership

Mark Griffith, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

Ford Motor Company donated a 2014 Ford Focus and more to the Skyline College Automotive Department in a mutual-benefit partnership. The agreement will broaden training for staff and students on Ford technologies, create internships for students at local Serramonte Ford, and will likely benefit the community with added workers...

Weekly Briefs: week of October 1

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under Breaking news, Campus News, District News, News, State News

Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court The Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th justice of the Supreme Court on Saturday, Oct. 6, exactly a month before the Congressional Midterm Elections. Judge Kavanaugh was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, who Kavanaugh...

This is the last straw

Olivia Bowman, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

Starbucks’ Sept. 9 announcement that they are discontinuing the use of plastic straws in their stores has led some to question whether Skyline’s World Cup Coffee & Tea, which serves Starbucks coffee, will also make the change. Kevin Chak, the store manager of Skyline’s bookstore, print services, and coffee shop,...

Weekly Briefs – week of Sept. 23

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, State News

Merriam-Webster adds 300 new Scrabble-approved words Merriam-Webster published the sixth edition of the "Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" on Monday, Sept. 24, adding 300 new words. Among the new words are "emoji", "facepalm", "ew", "bitcoin", "sriracha" and "yowza". In a press statement released by Hasbro Brands (the br...

Gov. Brown signs a bill extending bachelor’s degree pilot program at community colleges

Lauren Gozon, Digital Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus News, District News, News, Showcase, State News

On Sept. 20, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to extend a pilot program that allows California’s community colleges to offer a four year bachelor’s degree in specified fields. Three community colleges in the Bay Area will be participating in the pilot program: Foothill College, offering a degree in dental hygiene, Skyline...

Lockdown button installation across campus is ongoing

Olivia Bowman, Copy Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

The induction of on-campus lockdown buttons is a part of a safety effort following the Capital Gazette shooting in June 2018 In an effort to provide a safer environment, facilities at Skyline have installed lockdown buttons in rooms all across campus over the past several weeks with completion of the project slated for next...

SparkPoint snacks operation exceeding

Maria Isabel Del Castillo Schmidhuber, Focal Point Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

The SparkPoint center on campus started off the fall semester with baskets full of snacks spread out all over the campus for students and staff members to grab if they wish. College students tend to struggle in multiple ways throughout their college years and access to food is one of the many ways a student can struggle....

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 24, 2018

Filed under News, State News

Highlights of the 2018 Emmy Awards The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards of 2018 marked the least-watched broadcast of the awards show on record, drawing an audience of 10.2 million views on NBC. Just after winning an Emmy for outstanding directing for a variety special for his work on the Academy Awards, Director Glenn Weiss propos...

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under News

Rapper Mac Miller died on Friday, Sept. 7, of a suspected drug overdose; he was 26 years old. TMZ broke the story Friday afternoon, reporting that a friend of Miller called 911 from his home. Police and paramedics found Miller unresponsive and declared him dead Friday before noon, according to the LA county coroner's spokes...

New environmental sciences building eyes September 2019 opening

New environmental sciences building eyes September 2019 opening

September 12, 2018

The 21,000-square-foot environmental science building, Building 12, is under construction at Skyline...

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