The Skyline View

Teachers meet to fight for pay raises and workload provisions

Joshua Chan, TSV News Editor

October 31, 2016

Filed under District News, News

Skyline College faculty, as part of the local American Federation of Teachers union chapter, expressed discontent with the pay raise in faculty contracts as well as the extra workload given to them outside of class. Speaking at a faculty based meeting, members of the AFT Local 1493 chapter discussed previous negotiations...

California Community Colleges expand online education

Ryan Love

October 31, 2016

Filed under District News, News

California Community College students registering for classes in the spring of 2017 will be able to take advantage of the Online Education Initiative’s Course Exchange, aimed at streamlining the transfer process for community college students across California. The Online Education Initiative was created in 2014 by the...

San Mateo Community College District reviews security policies

San Mateo Community College District reviews security policies

September 1, 2016

The district may be implementing new public safety policies in wake of a report from the San Mateo Grand...

A loaded question: Will armed security protect campus?

Naoki O’Bryan, TSV Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Filed under Campus News, News

The San Mateo Community College District has commissioned a study this year that will look into the possibility of arming security guards on district campuses. Skyline does not currently have armed security and for now will use other measures to keep the campus secure. The Skyline College Department of Public Safety’s...

Parking tickets money put to good use

Marinelle Cabillo, TSV Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Filed under District News, News

Skyline students pay off their parking tickets and then forget them, never really knowing what their money is being used for. According to the Chief of Public Safety, Cherie Colin, the money from parking tickets at Skyline College definitely goes to good use. "The funds are directed toward ensuring our campus parking lots...

SamTrans fares to rise

Gretta Georgiyev, TSV Staff Writer

December 3, 2015

Filed under District News, News

It’s been five years since the last fare increase for a ride on a bus in San Mateo County's public transit system, and for the first time a four-year plan was approved by public transit to take affect starting next year. A public hearing on a proposed two-phase fare increase was held on Oct. 7, 2015 at the SamTrans headquarters...

NBC reveals documents showing alcohol charged to San Mateo County Community College District, district responds

NBC reveals documents showing alcohol charged to San Mateo County Community College District, district responds

November 25, 2015

The Skyline View reported on Monday that NBC Bay Area was airing an investigative piece that night cent...

TSV Podcast: Three unqualified people – local, national, and community college news

TSV Podcast: Three unqualified people – local, national, and community college news

November 8, 2015

This is another weekly news podcast from The Skyline View. This week we talk about voting and other local,...

TSV Podcast: Three unqualified people – local, national, and community college news

TSV Podcast: Three unqualified people – local, national, and community college news

October 21, 2015

News mentioned in the podcast: Profiles on the candidates running to be members of the district board www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/14…for-three-seats The district is looking into housing here at Skyline College www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnew…25151634.html San Bruno City ...

Candidates race for seats on board of trustees

Laurel B. Lujan, TSV News Editor

October 16, 2015

Filed under District News, News

San Mateo County’s 2015 election is currently underway, with seven candidates running for the three empty seats on the district’s board of trustees, including a Skyline alumnus. Karen Schwarz and Dave Mandelkern are previous Board Trustees, running once again for one of the seats. Schwarz hopes to succeed even though...

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