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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,...

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....

Plan B now accessible at Health Center

Leonte Silva, TSV Guest Writer

August 31, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

The Skyline College Health Center now offers emergency contraceptives, or Plan B One-Step, for an affordable price compared to retail stores. Students don't need to worry about their financial situation regarding the purchase of emergency contraceptives. The Health Center located in Building 2 is offering students the...

Anti-abortion group on campus reignites free speech debate

Anti-abortion group on campus reignites free speech debate

Kylea Pearson, TSV Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

College campuses are known for supporting differing opinions and ideas, but on Monday, Aug. 27, a different...

Emergency preparedness event offers internship opportunities

Emergency preparedness event offers internship opportunities

Diego Perez, TSV Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

Skyline held an emergency preparedness event the morning of April 30 in Lot K with plenty of first responders...

Students react to student elections

Maria Isabel Del Castillo Schmidhuber

May 2, 2018

Filed under Campus News, News

With the near conclusion of the spring semester, the student elections are present and expected new leaders will be elected by participating Skyline College students. Throughout this week and of what is left, Associated Students of Skyline College (ASSC) have been in Building 6 getting students to vote for the student government...

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