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Badminton open gym Mondays

Badminton open gym Mondays

November 18, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Clubs

The Badminton Club is holding open gym time in the 1700 building every Monday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There is a $2 fee that helps pay for all the equipment provided.

Plants, wreaths and swags on sale by horticulture club

Plants, wreaths and swags on sale by horticulture club

Hailey Dykes, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Events, Top Stories

The Horticulture Club is holding its annual plant sale. Handmade wreaths and decorated swags are now on sale until Dec. 7, 2015. Head over to the horticulture building to place your order. Other great plant items will be available Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and De...

SCC Vacaville annex remains closed

Hailey Dykes, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
Filed under Briefs

As of Monday, Nov. 16, the Vacaville annex is still closed for repairs of significant water damage to the dry wall and carpet caused by a leaking water heater. The location will remain closed for 3-6 weeks to ensure that all necessary repairs are completed, according to a Solano Community College press...

Solano to mark World AIDS day

Solano to mark World AIDS day

November 16, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Solano Community College is recognizing World AIDS Day Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.to noon in the lobby of bldg. 1400 on the main campus. This year’s theme is “Getting to Zero: AIDS Related Deaths.” The commemoration of World AIDS Day and the battle fought to prevent and treat the AIDS epidemic worldwide...

Vacaville annex floods

Nelson Rodriguez, Staff writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Briefs

The Vacaville Annex building of Solano Community College remained closed Sunday, Nov. 1 and Monday, Nov. 2 for repairs for extensive flooding within the building. However, no classes were canceled. Students were told to report to the Vacaville Center main building to find out where their class would m...

Superintendent-President search full speed ahead

Nelson Rodriguez, staff writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Briefs

Solano Community College is making progress on a search for a new Superintendent-President, according to A. Marie Young, who is chair of the search committee. After interviews of semi-finalists, the committee will be holding public forums for the finalist candidates Nov. 17. Stan Arterberry is currently...

SCC soccer coach assists Brazilian team

October 26, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Women's Soccer

Solano’s assistant soccer coach, Sissi do Amor, a world cup player and Olympian, assisted the Brazilian national team against the United States women’s national team on their victory tour in a game in Seattle, Wash. Wednesday Oct. 21. In a news release, do Amor said it was one of the best experiences...

Fundraiser for SCC softball

October 26, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Softball

Help raise funds for the softball team on Oct. 28, 2015, from 5-8 pm, by printing out this flyer and presenting it at Applebee’s Restaurant in Vacaville, 15 percent of the bill will be donated toward the top-ranked softball program....

Holocaust survivor presenting at Solano

Holocaust survivor presenting at Solano

October 26, 2015
Filed under Briefs

Polish Holocaust survivor Yanina Cywinska will be presenting her story on Tuesday, October 27th from 11:15am - 12:15pm, and 1:00pm - 2:15pm at the boardroom of building 600. There she'll tell her story of being 10 years old and thrown into the concentration camps of Dachau and Auschwitz  for aiding...

Plenty to celebrate for LGBTQ community

Jace Barrera, Staff Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Briefs, Opinion

October 11th was a very important day in the LGTBQ+ community as it marked the 27th anniversary of the National March on Washington for lesbian and gay rights. On this day, people celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, queer. This year, the LGTBQ+ community celebrated many s...

Hot potato! Hot potato!

September 23, 2015
Filed under Briefs

The Baker's Favorite Club is hosting a baked potato sale on Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. They will be selling their potatoes in the 1400 building's lobby with a price of $5 each. Toppings include: chili, butter, sour cream, chives, cheese, mushrooms, and bacon. Stop by to pick up a delicious...

Water main breakage causes closure

September 15, 2015
Filed under Briefs, On campus

Lights turned off, buildings inaccessible, a grand evacuation across the campus, and the school itself closed. This status was put into effect Monday, Sept. 14 due to a water main break near the 200 building. “It happened earlier this morning,” said Deputy Garcia on Sept. 14. “The main waterline...

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