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Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White November 10, 2015

As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City...

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Editorial: Fix the academic event calender, students will come

Justine Schulz October 27, 2015

Accuracy is a vital component in our society for us to be able to succeed. As should be the case with academic calendars. It is crucial to provide information that is clear, concise and accurate. Students,...

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Politics turns into celebrity attraction

Denise White October 27, 2015

At the Video Music Awards this past month, Kanye West made the bold statement of announcing that he would be running for the 2020 presidential election. We can question how serious West is about his plans...

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Halloween costumes made to objectify men and women

Destiny Ortiz October 27, 2015

Halloween has been a longtime tradition of children receiving candy, carving pumpkins and dressing up as their favorite characters. Where along those lines did it become about who can make their costume...

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Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students...

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Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White October 27, 2015

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes...

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Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz October 27, 2015

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure...

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Editorial: Prioritizing campus safety

Angelica Wallingford October 14, 2015

On Oct. 1, Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot nine people and injured nine others in a rage-filled attack on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. With this event still very fresh in everyone’s...

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Study Hours: No longer fast or furious

Mike Madriaga October 14, 2015

Back in the 1990s, when I was pursuing my business management degree, I had already opened my second business. It was a time where I would attend Mesa College, sit in class, and my cell would blow up from...

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Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz October 14, 2015

The disappearance of art classes might not make much of an impact for some, but for others it might just be the end of the world. Why are art classes considered insignificant to the core learning standards...

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Study Hours: International student 101

Justine Schulz September 28, 2015

In June 2013, after a long process of trying to get my paperwork together, the mailman finally arrived with my student visa. I was one step closer. By Aug. 1, I basically had my life packed in a suitcase...

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Perspective: In defense of Josh Duggar

Phoenix Webb September 28, 2015

Josh Duggar is not a monster, baby raper or child molester. He is a victim of circumstances and ignorant parents.Strict rules that negatively impacted Josh Duggar's sexual development and a mother distracted...

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