The student voice of Solano Community College

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Lida Ojo
December 16, 2015
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

Editor— Around final time, the Vallejo Center campus extends its library hours until midnight as they have in recent semesters but only now do I mention it aloud. Because of the  safe atmosphere, helpful librarian and quiet respect students have for each other, I find it a phenomenal, we... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Melanie Lutz
December 2, 2015
Filed under Finance, Letter to editor, Opinion

In 2002, the taxpayers of Solano County passed $124.5 million Bond Measure G, to improve the facilities at Solano Community College. $5 million of that money was used to remodel Building 300, the main science and engineering building on campus. The remodeling was only completed in 2011, and these bonds... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Timothy L Moore Jr
December 2, 2015
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

As the holiday season approaches, it is not only a time of joy and happiness, but one of the coldest and inopportune times of year for the impoverished. In the United State of America, in the richest and most powerful country in the world, over 30 percent of our population live in Poverty (www.BLS.gov). T... Read more »

Lack of crosswalks on campus is an accident waiting to happen

Lack of crosswalks on campus is an accident waiting to happen

Marissa Mclean, SCC Student
October 14, 2015
Filed under Letter to editor, Top Stories

With the infusion of Measure G funds, Solano Community College has seen some major improvements. All of this has not gone unnoticed by long time students, who look at the changes as a boost in the quality of education they are receiving. There has been a great deal of work to renovate new buildings, p... Read more »

Letter to the editor

Annette Dambrosio
November 14, 2014
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

Editor- Your sensationalist headline in the Oct. 29 Tempest: “College Behind Bars: Prison correspondence courses approved, but could risk accreditation” is a misrepresentation of SCC’s efforts to initiate a program to educate those who are incarcerated, and, most importantly, a blatant misrepresentation... Read more »

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

October 20, 2014
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor,   Felton Pilate honored my MUSC 052 class Oct. 7 with an impromptu lecture on sound recording. A Solano College Music Department graduate himself, Mr. Pilate has been a famous record producer, recording engineer, musician and singer for decades.   His long list of truly ... Read more »

Letter to editor

May 22, 2014
Filed under Letter to editor

Dear Editor,  There was a recent online article about my dance concert in the theater on May 9th and May 10th.  Could you please add that I was the faculty person that taught the dance production dance class and was the Director who directed, "SCC celebrates Diversity through Dance."  I would very mu... Read more »

The importance of public image: why does it matter and what you can do about it?

Allison Clark, Student, Solano Community College
April 2, 2014
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

Editor's note: This letter was originally sent to SCC Superintendent/ President Jowel Laguerre then later sent to The Tempest Dear Dr. Laguerre, I am a student at Solano Community College. I wanted to take this opportunity to bring to your attention an issue that I think could benefit the curr... Read more »

Letter to the editor: The Fight for Labeling Genetically Modified Food Continues

Courtney Elise
May 15, 2013
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

The Fight for Labeling Genetically Modified Food Continues Editor- Prop 37 narrowly failed last year, but the number of people (and companies like Whole Foods) who feel we deserve the right to know what is in our food has increased dramatically. To show how many people have a stake in this issue, activist... Read more »

SCC professor will present alternative Measure Q plan

February 6, 2013
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

Editor: The Solano Community College District Governing Board is going to meet at 6:30 on Wednesday, February 6, in Room 626 of the Administration Building, to discuss the architects’ plans for the new construction that will be financed by the recently passed Measure Q. These plans call for demo... Read more »

Measure Q seeks to raise taxes

October 17, 2012
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion, Politics

Dear editor, In 2002, the taxpayers of Solano County funded a $124.5 million dollar bond measure (Measure G) to improve the facilities at Solano Community College. $5 million dollars of that amount was used to remodel the science/engineering building. The remodeling was just completed during the summer... Read more »

Letter to the editor-I second that emotion

October 3, 2012
Filed under Letter to editor, Opinion

Editor: This is in response to Larry Ragland’s excellent opinion piece on the “red tape” that has plagued the Tempest for several years. It seems a simple enough premise: 1) Find agency that can provide nice newsstands kiosks for college campus 2) Get necessary paperwork from agency 3)... Read more »

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