The student voice of Solano Community College

International Club welcomes students, both domestic and international

International Club welcomes students, both domestic and international

Melissa Espinoza, Staff Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under News, On campus

Solano County houses the nation’s most diverse city, so students at Solano Community College should be used to a higher rate of ethnic diversity, but SCC is also the college for 50 international students who come from all over the world. SCC and the Solano International Education program (SIEP), which... Read more »

Sizing up Solano

Sizing up Solano

Tempest staff
September 2, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

      See how Solano Community College compares to Napa and Diablo colleges. ... Read more »

Make the most of your trip to financial aid

Melissa Espinoza, Staff writer
September 2, 2015
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... Read more »

SCC secures grant, allowing scholarships for STEM majors

Judith Perez, Staff Writer
September 2, 2015
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... Read more »

SCC authors, poets, and visual artists display their work

Luningning de Jesus, Staff writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Briefs, Community News, Fine Arts, Lifestyle, Literature, Local, News, Off campus, On campus

Contributions from a number of Solano Community College students, past and present, were selected for publication in the 2015 edition of the Suisun Valley Review (SVR), Solano’s literary magazine, established in 1981 by Quinton Duval. Elizabeth Campbell, English major and 2015 Quinton Duval awardee,... Read more »

Genius and former dropout lands physics internship at Davis

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Career, Classes, Community News, News, On campus, Profiles, Uncategorized

Imagine a secret message system that could detect the presence of eavesdropping and automatically abort the message. With quantum mechanics, this is actually possible. Nick Sherman, age 23 and a current Solano Community College student with a 3.94 GPA, is heading this summer to U.C. Davis for a ... Read more »

Rise from poverty to presidency

Rise from poverty to presidency

Suzy Jane Edwards-Freet, Staff writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under News, Profiles

Dr. Jowel Laguerre’s story of growing up in cruel poverty under a dictatorship into a kind-hearted leader of Solano Community College is an inspiration.. Laguerre, the superintendent/president of SCC, grew up in Haiti, where life expectancy is 63.1 years and the GNI per capita is $810, according... Read more »

Quick! When are student elections?

Quick! When are student elections?

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Features, News, On campus, Student Government

Voting in student government elections starts March 23. No, wait, voting starts May 4. Hold on, voting actually begins May 11. The Associated Students of Solano College election calendar has been pushed back four times this semester due to problems with the process, according to Joleena Lewis, student... Read more »

“Atypical” professor leaves lasting impression on students and college

“Atypical” professor leaves lasting impression on students and college

Makafui Ahorney, Staff writer
April 22, 2015
Filed under Classes, News, Profiles, Top Stories

Professor Robert DaPrato is one of Solano College’s longest serving teachers and one most students know at least by name. DaPrato has taught psychology at Solano College for over 35 years. “When I was in high school, I had a good friend who was a teacher. He was a high school teacher and I thought,... Read more »

A watershed moment for SCC student

A watershed moment for SCC student

Daphne Kuta, Staff writer
April 22, 2015
Filed under News, Off campus, Profiles

From top-secret government clearance to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) student trainee, it’s clear that SCC student Colin Eaton is well on his way to leaving his mark on the world. But, his passion for geology wasn’t always so clear. “Truthfully I was never into geology growing up or anything like tha... Read more »

ASSC student elections

ASSC student elections

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff writer
April 22, 2015
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... Read more »

ASSC elections: Election timeline

ASSC elections: Election timeline

April 22, 2015
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 ... Read more »

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