The Skyline View

Men’s basketball aims for playoffs

Diego Perez

December 7, 2018

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Skyline men’s basketball is optimistic about the rest of their 2018-2019 season despite losing their last three games, the Trojans have enough talent and leadership on their roster to get them back on track before the midseason mark.The Trojans’ home record currently stands at 2-2 and the Skyline College Classic b...

In the Post: Support the Trojans

Diego Perez

December 7, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Columns, Sports opinions

Community college sports are harshly underappreciated, many students complete their two years at a community college without ever attending a sports event. Skyline students need to show more support for the sports programs by attending more games. Sports are not for everybody, meaning there is a percentage of students who wo...

Martha Gellhorn, legendary journalist and woman

Lauren Gozon

December 7, 2018

Filed under Features, Focal Point, Showcase, The Focus

Martha Ellis Gellhorn was an American writer, travel writer, and journalist who was considered one of the great war correspondents during the 20th century. During the span of her 60-year-long career, Gellhorn reported on virtually every major world conflict that took place. Ernest Hemingway, an American author was Gellhorn's hu...

Journalism’s Impact: The View From Here

Kylea Pearson

December 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, The View From Here

Journalism is a privilege that not every American citizen can understand. Journalists get to use their platform for what they believe is important, such as news pieces, opinion pieces, sports coverage, feature articles, and more topics that involve giving information to the public in a specific format.With journalism, we have t...

Expanding your view

Simone Ledbetter

December 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, The View From Here

Our community college district needs to encourage students to explore interests outside of their major.With the way things are currently, students are encouraged to only take classes in the field they’ve chosen and some find general education to be a burden and hindrance to their goal. But students need to explore their int...

Teachers are not Appreciated

Sean Sliger

December 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Although we may have an international holiday celebrating their contributions to education and community, teachers are systematically not appreciated enough. People that teach the youth of this nation should be more recognized as they are essential in broadening the minds of future generations about the world around them. Teachers ...

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada

December 6, 2018

Filed under Breaking news, News, Showcase, State News

George H. W. Bush has diedGeorge Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States has died at 94. On Friday, Nov. 30, Bush's death at his Houston home was announced by his son, former President George W. Bush, remembering his father as "a man of the highest character." Since the death of his wife, Barbara Bush, in...

Music and Mood

Sam Esser

December 6, 2018

Filed under Features, Focal Point, Showcase

With music being so easily accessible now, we, as the consumer, can listen to whatever music we want in an instant. Kiana Wong, a Skyline student, has multiple Spotify playlists, titled “Sad Songs,” “Happy Tunes,” “Vibes,” and many more, in order to make her feel a certain way throughout her day. Music...

Inmates come to fight the flames

Mark David Magat

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Some of the biggest fires in California history have just passed and there is no doubt the firefighters have played a massive part in fighting these fires. But not all of these firefighters are firefighters by profession; a lot of them are inmates being paid a dollar an hour to help stop the flames. Of course, this is a brill...

Lovey’s serves up authentici-tea

Olivia Bowman, Copy Editor

December 5, 2018

Filed under Features, Showcase, The Focus, WOMEN, WOMEN, WOMEN

Lace curtains fill the windows. A row of gently-used mismatched seating rests outside of the 1950s diner-style business. Holiday lights glow from within and through the glass doors making it easy to see the many trinkets that line the walls. An eccentric business, Lovey’s Tea Shoppe in Pacifica has been serving customers high...

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