The Skyline View

Class cancellations send students into rush to finish the semester

Gem Vem Pilon, Guest Writer

December 7, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

The classes at Skyline College resumed last Monday, Nov. 26, after an almost two-week cancellation due to unhealthy air quality. Smoke from the fires in Butte County has affected the Bay Area, which led to the cancellation of classes at San Mateo community colleges: Skyline College, Cañada College and College of San Mateo...

On-campus construction to cause delays through 2019

Gem Vem Pilon, Guest Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

San Mateo County Community College District and SummerHill Homes have started the construction for residential development along College Drive at the east entrance of the campus, which has altered the lanes at the College Drive campus entrance. A 70-unit residential project and 40 single family detached homes on a 6-acre...

Skyline takes precautions to protect the health of the campus community

Carol High

November 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

The unhealthy air from ongoing wildfires has forced students to take quick precautions while being outside, whether it’s walking around campus or participating in outdoor activities, and the Skyline administration is swift to keep an eye on air quality to protect student and staff health. On the Skyline campus this past...

Weekly Briefs: Week of Nov. 5, 2018

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

November 8, 2018

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

Ariana Grande releases news single Ariana Grande dropped a new song called "thank u, next" on Saturday, Nov. 3 that references her previous relationships, including recent ex-fiancee Pete Davidson. The song alludes to her relationships with rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky Alvarez and rapper Mac Miller. It was reported that...

Free speech forum reveals grey area of first amendment rights

Laurel B. Lujan, Editor at large

November 7, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

On Nov. 6, a forum was held by the Associated Students of Skyline College, commonly referred to as ASSC, on the open discussion of the difference between free speech and hate speech and what is allowed on Skyline campus. As guests to the forum, Skyline College Vice President Dr. Garcia, Director of Marketing, Communications...

Skyline College hosts its first Undocuweek to show support for undocumented students

Lauren Gozon, Digital Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Online Exclusive

Skyline College held its first UndocuWeek, featuring a different themed event for every day of the week. Each event corresponded with a webinar presented by undocumented immigrants from a variety of fields along with campus events and other resources. The California Community College system created a statewide Undocumen...

Skylloween returns

Simone Ledbetter, Editor-in-chief

November 7, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

The annual Skyline College Skylloween event was held on Oct. 31, in order to help clubs fundraise and bring in potential new club members. Skylloween occurs every Halloween and is filled with clubs selling various goods such as pizza, churros, spam musubi and more. Current club members were eager to inform students about...

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,...

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