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California has the best of all worlds and splitting it is a mistake

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Diego Lynch

March 12, 2014

A “state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country...

Tuition for non-residents increases

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Kaily Sanders

February 14, 2014

The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees convened on Jan. 30 and voted to raise the non-resident tuition fee by $3 per unit. Of the...

Rehabilitation over jail time

Michelle Moran

December 18, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown recently denied a bill that would allow charges such as simple drug possession to be treated as a misdemeanor as opposed to a felony. Around 10,000 people a year are convicted of drug possession felonies in California alone, yet the passing of this bill could have reduced prison and jail overcrowding in California. As of now, California prisons remain over...

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The Hardest Fight

December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; bu...

Website shows worth of degree

Jennifer Manalili

August 16, 2013

Community college students have gained a new ally in the form of Salary Surfer, a website launched over the summer that shows how much they can potentially make after earning certain degrees and certificates.Launched to the public in June by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the site utilizes wage data to act as a tool in helping students make mo...

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