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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...

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada

November 19, 2018

Filed under Breaking news, News, Online Exclusive

Stan Lee dead at 95 The Marvel comic book writer, editor and publisher Stan Lee died at age 95 on Monday, Nov. 12. Lee's death was confirmed by Kirk Schenck, an attorney for J.C. Lee, Stan Lee's daughter. Born Stanley Lieber, Lee took the pen name Stan Lee. Over the span of several decades, Lee had a hand in creating superh...

Weekly Briefs: Week of Nov. 5, 2018

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

November 8, 2018

Filed under Campus News, District News, News, State News

Ariana Grande releases news single Ariana Grande dropped a new song called "thank u, next" on Saturday, Nov. 3 that references her previous relationships, including recent ex-fiancee Pete Davidson. The song alludes to her relationships with rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky Alvarez and rapper Mac Miller. It was reported that...

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...

Weekly Briefs – week of Sept. 23

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, State News

Merriam-Webster adds 300 new Scrabble-approved words Merriam-Webster published the sixth edition of the "Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" on Monday, Sept. 24, adding 300 new words. Among the new words are "emoji", "facepalm", "ew", "bitcoin", "sriracha" and "yowza". In a press statement released by Hasbro Brands (the br...

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 24, 2018

Filed under News, State News

Highlights of the 2018 Emmy Awards The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards of 2018 marked the least-watched broadcast of the awards show on record, drawing an audience of 10.2 million views on NBC. Just after winning an Emmy for outstanding directing for a variety special for his work on the Academy Awards, Director Glenn Weiss propos...

Weekly Briefs

Raymond Rapada, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Filed under News

Rapper Mac Miller died on Friday, Sept. 7, of a suspected drug overdose; he was 26 years old. TMZ broke the story Friday afternoon, reporting that a friend of Miller called 911 from his home. Police and paramedics found Miller unresponsive and declared him dead Friday before noon, according to the LA county coroner's spokes...

Weekly briefs and Skyline updates

Raymond Rapada, Interim Copy Editor

August 29, 2018

Filed under News, Skyline News Weekly

Mark David Magat/The Skyline View Skyline College Promise Scholars Program receives major grant On Aug. 9, the district received a $3 million grant to support Skyline's Promise Scholars Program (PSP) from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors' as part of the Chancellor's Innovation Awards in Higher Education, wh...

Weekly Briefs

Weekly Briefs

May 19, 2018

The Texas shooting suspect has been identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year old who attended Santa...

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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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