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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...

Trojans lose close game against Las Positas Hawks

Kylea Pearson, Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Recovering from a loss, the Skyline Trojans were off to a rough start in Wednesday night’s volleyball game against Las Positas. In the first set, the rival Hawks began with a five to three lead with solid spike and serves from Las Positas player Sondra Montague; the Las Positas Hawks went on to win the match three sets to...

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....

Missed opportunities cost Skyline a home win

Daniel Archuleta, Guest Writer

September 27, 2018

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

Skyline Men's soccer team was unable to find the back of the net in their Sept. 25 game against the Hartnell Panthers, leading to a scoreless draw. Right before the opening whistle, both teams seemed eager to get off to a strong start with "first five!" being yelled by the Skyline huddle and Hartnell countering with "intensity." Early...

“When We First Met”: Accepting reality as it is

“When We First Met”: Accepting reality as it is

September 27, 2018

The Netflix romantic comedy, "When We First Met" brings sweetness and laughter, but also hopeful, yet...

Artistic License

Artistic License

September 27, 2018

Single-use water bottles are the bane of humankind’s existence

September 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

Smartwater. Evian. Crystal Geyser. Arrowhead. Life Water. People have their favorites and their least favorites, but one thing everyone has in common is their unconscionable thirst for water bottles. Your thirst can be quenched in an environmentally and financially conscious manner: tap water. Ever wondered why there’s...

Lopsided halves result in draw against Los Medanos

Diego Emilio Perez, Sports Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

The Skyline women’s soccer team played their second home game of the season against the Los Medanos Mustangs on Tuesday evening. After a hard fought game, it ended in a draw with both teams scoring two goals. The Trojans had a rocky start to the season. Starting the season with no wins and three losses, they lost by a large...

Weekly briefs

Weekly briefs

May 9, 2018

President Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the Iran Nuclear Deal as of May 8, 2018. The deal entailed...

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