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Editorial: Video Games Are Art

December 7, 2018

We are always told to go outside, put our controllers down, pay more attention to the things around us instead of what's on our screens. Video games have held this stigma that playing them will just “burn our brain cells” and have no benefit toward our growth or mindset. However, this is not true. Video games are...

‘We are not the enemy’

August 31, 2018

In today’s political climate, we have a president who has categorized media members who do not outright support the administration’s policies as the “enemy of the people”. There are simple steps we can take to support our news outlets, who produce independent and truthful content. It is necessary for the public to do...

Utilize meta majors and guided pathways

Utilize meta majors and guided pathways

May 2, 2018

Community colleges are typically an affordable two-year institution which provides a pathway to a four-year...

Trump needs to be schooled

April 20, 2018

“I don’t know what that means, a community college,” said President Trump to a crowd in an Ohio training facility, revealing his ignorance on the value of community colleges. Well, Mr. President, you're about be enlightened. Community colleges are the backbone of our country. They serve as catalysts in helping people achieve...

Don’t shoot down mental illness

April 6, 2018

In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting on Feb. 14, there has been everyday discussions about gun control and mental health. After the incident, gun control became yet another ongoing topic and issue in this country, but what about mental illness? It seems like the topic of mental illness slipped, yet again, from people’s...

What price can you put on safety?

March 17, 2018

As a result of the many mass shootings at U.S. schools, adequate communication throughout campus is more vital than ever. The need for an emergency response speaker system at Skyline’s Child Development Laboratory Center (CDLC), Building 14, is important for the safety of the children, students and faculty in that part...

The youth will set us free

March 2, 2018

If you watched the Sunrise, Florida town hall, you must understand our anger and frustration. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre took center stage at a town hall hosted by CNN. Thousands of community members cheered on the students who confronted Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, Rep....

Homelessness overlooked on college campuses

February 15, 2018

The classmate sitting next to you in class today could be homeless. They could be emotionally struggling or a foster youth in need of help. But you’d probably never know. Students in need typically don’t speak out and, therefore, do not get the help they need. Faculty needs to be proactive in noticing the signs and h...

Dance is definitely a sport

Dance is definitely a sport

February 9, 2018

There has been a long debate over decades about whether dance is a sport or not. The definition of...

Donde esta la biblioteca?

September 29, 2017

As paying college students, we are entitled to a place where we can study and access student resources late into the night. The Skyline library is a valuable tool that the student body has found resourceful for many years. But for students that wish to study until the crack of dawn, the library hasn’t been their number...

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