The student voice of Solano Community College

It’s gone far enough

It’s gone far enough

October 14, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Editorials are the opinion of the Tempest editorial board, which consists of Tempest staff and editors. In light of recent events, The Tempest staff would like to express our sorrow and despair over the recent shootings on college campuses: Sacramento City College and Umpqua Community College (Oregon)... Read more »

Why getting news from FB is stoopid

Dagmar Kuta, Editor
April 20, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

How often have you gotten your “daily briefing” by scrolling through your Facebook or Twitter feed? Depending on who posted the links, those news sources may or may not be credible. More and more, so-called “news” comes from websites with a strong bias, be it conservative, liberal, or otherwise;... Read more »

How free is the “Land of the Free”?

How free is the “Land of the Free”?

March 4, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor's note: Turmoil in America has caused young people to take an interest in politics and the American life. The Tempest staff collaborated on this section to answer the question: How free is the “Land of the Free”? Boxed in by debt, with too many of us busted and disgusted, how free can we really ... Read more »

UC isn’t thinking of students

UC isn’t thinking of students

December 3, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Perhaps the biggest concern for 21st century college students is figuring out how to pay for their education without falling into the ever-expanding black hole known as “student debt.” For UC students, this pit has just increased by up to 5 percent per year for the next five years, and no one’s... Read more »

Student indifference looms over ASSC election

April 2, 2014
Filed under Editorial, On campus, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board which is comprised of seven editors. Inside the student center lobby of the Fairfield campus a taped half circle marks a boundary around the ASSC voting table. Election rules state that no student is allowed within the area unless they plan to ... Read more »

Tell The Tempest

January 29, 2014
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors. When life gives you lemons, why make lemonade?I mean, there are other options right? And even though one can throw them, stomp them or squirt them in an adversary’s eye; let’s admit it, lemons a... Read more »

Government shutdown affecting students relying on federal benefits

October 16, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Politics

Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors.   Now that Congress has failed to pass legislation approving this year’s federal spending budget, no funding will be given to the various departments and agencies that help serve the nation. For ve... Read more »

New recycling program exciting, albeit long awaited

New recycling program exciting, albeit long awaited

October 3, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

  Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors. Solano Community College has recently implemented a new recycling program on campus after Sustainability Advisory Committee Chair and horticulture instructor Sandra Diehl wrote and garnered a gr... Read more »

Sex Talk: What would you do?

Sex Talk: What would you do?

Christine Butler & Latanya Turner, Sports editor , Staff writer
February 6, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Features, Tips, Top Stories

In this generation there are a lot more people getting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and/or getting pregnant. According to crihb.org/flies/statistic_on_teen_pregnancy.pdf one million teen girls get pregnant each year and nearly four out of ten young women get pregnant at least once before t... Read more »

Chris’ Column: Shoes, Long-distance Love, and other questions

Chris’ Column: Shoes, Long-distance Love, and other questions

Christine Butler, Sports editor
February 6, 2013
Filed under Editorial, Features, Tips

  Hey students, my name is Christine but you can call me Chris. It’s not only a new year but also a new semester. There’s new goals, dreams, classes, teachers, friends, new everything. A lot of you might get really stressed during the semester or go through something whether it may be at... Read more »

Jordan will be missed

Jordan will be missed

Larry Ragland Jr., Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2012
Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

I have never had to write something like this and it has proven to be arduous and humbling. Since learning of Jordan Rosario’s death, I have typed and re-typed sentence after sentence, all of it an exercise in futility. Lost and searching for words I cannot find. Therefore I will honor Jordan’s memory... Read more »

EDITORIAL: Protesting- how effective is it?

EDITORIAL: Protesting- how effective is it?

Editorial board, editors
April 25, 2012
Filed under Editorial

At the SCC governing board meeting March 7, an estimated 100 protesters showed up to voice their opinion on several sports programs slated for cuts Many of the protesters were able to put their names on the agenda and be heard. Many others were left outside the room voicing their concerns to the media... Read more »

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