The student voice of Solano Community College

The Tempest

Campus Conversation: What has given you the most challenge this spring semester?

Campus Conversation: What has given you the most challenge this spring semester?

Mark Beierly, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Administration, Editorial, Top Stories

Tristan Caras, accounting major “Accounting so far has been the most challenging aspect for me. I think it’s because of the practice of accounting. Applying those practices in real life is hard at first. But with each practice, it gets to be easier.” Bram Salas, computer science major ...

Solano College announces new Superintendent/President

Solano College announces new Superintendent/President

Zuriel Sanders, Staff writer
November 23
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

The Solano Community College board of trustees announced today at a special meeting that they have chosen Celia Esposito-Noy as the college's new Superintendent/President. "Dr. Noy will serve us well," said trustee Sarah Chapman. "Her wealth of experience [and] sense of community will be a great...

Make the most of your trip to financial aid

Melissa Espinoza, Staff writer
September 2
Filed under Administration, News, On campus

Financial aid touches every aspect of a college and here at Solano the staff at the financial aid offices work in keeping programs in the school so that financial is not taken away from the students. Robin Darcangelo is the Associate Dean of Students, Financial Aid, EOPS/CARE and Veterans. Darcangelo...

SCC secures grant, allowing scholarships for STEM majors

Judith Perez, Staff Writer
September 2
Filed under Administration, Classes, News, On campus

Thanks to a $622,715 grant from the National Science Foundation, Solano Community College has awarded 20 scholarships this year to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors. The grant money will ultimately be used to award 165 scholarships to “academically talented and financially needy” stud...

ASSC student elections

ASSC student elections

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff writer
April 22
Filed under Administration, News, On campus, Politics, Top Stories

Although ASSC elections were pushed back six weeks from the end of March to May 4 -7, there still is plenty of competition among the candidates. Two teams are running for the president and vice president positions, while three candidates are running for the position of student trustee. The only position...

ASSC elections: Election timeline

ASSC elections: Election timeline

April 22
Filed under Administration, News, On campus, Politics

Upcoming election events April 29                       First Mandatory Candidates’ Assembly:Clock tower at 1 p.m. April 30                        Second Mandatory Candidates’ Assembly: Clock tower at 1 p.m. May 4 – May 7: election week ...

All quiet on the southern lawn

All quiet on the southern lawn

Suzy Jane Edwards-Freet, Staff Writer
April 1
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

Ongoing contract mediations between the Solano County faculty union and the district were precluded by a dispute over free speech last week. In anticipation of the arrival of a mediator at 9:30 am March 24, instructors put up about 500 signs supporting the faculty union with slogans such as “Empower...

Part-time professors highlight equality issues during Adjunct Awareness Week

Part-time professors highlight equality issues during Adjunct Awareness Week

Suzy Jane Edwards-Freet, Staff writer
February 24
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

Part-time Solano Community College instructor Pam Muick has a master’s in forestry and a doctorate in environmental science and policy, yet she must work two jobs at two colleges to make ends meet and support her extended family. It’s Muick’s situation, along with many other part-time instructors...

To audit, or nah?

Kemberlee Jones, Opinion Editor
February 11
Filed under Administration, Classes, On campus, Opinion

When you find a class you really love to take, you want to take it as many times as you can. Take me for example; I’m a dancer. Naturally, when I started here at Solano in Fall 2011, I wanted to sign up for as many dance classes as I could. I have scoliosis and chronic pain, so my choices on exercise...

Measure G wraps up

Measure G wraps up

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff Writer
January 28
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

After spending over a year and a half on Campus Lane, the Solano Community College administrative offices returned to the remodeled 600 building on the west side of campus in January. Renovation of the building started summer 2013 and was completed at the end of 2014. It was the last major project...

Solano seeks to transform image

Solano seeks to transform image

Ruben Rangel, Copy Editor
November 14
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

Is Solano Community College one of the region's premier places of two-year education, one that provides local students the necessary stepping stones for a lifetime of success? Or is it a dead-end school, a place of only adequate learning facing a history of deficit and accreditation issues? Because...

The student voice of Solano Community College
Administration