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Karr goes free as child porn charges are dropped

Mitch Hedifant
October 5
Filed under News

John Mark Karr will be released from jail as prosecutors have dropped the misdemeanor possession of child pornography charges against him. Karr had confessed to the decade-old killing of JonBenet Ramsey. He was arrested in Thailand, and extradited to Colorado, where his confession was proven to be fa...

Abolition to national recognition

Mayia Ogbebor
September 29
Filed under Lifestyle, News

Historically Black Colleges recruited high school seniors and Solano College students alike during the HBC fair September 13.The colleges and universities in attendance presented information about admissions, housing, and financial assistance.The fair proved useful for students hoping to attend a HBC as th...

How ‘Sex’ came to Solano

Robert DaPrato
September 27
Filed under Health, Lifestyle, News, Top Stories

In February of 1975, I read an article by James McCary (University of Houston) regarding some of the problems he had experienced in developing a sexuality course in 1965! Little did I know that I would follow that script at Solano College, almost to the letter! During my six years at Solano (Clas...

One payphone on campus now working

Toni Dickinson
September 27
Filed under News

Stranded by a flat tire after finishing class one evening, early childhood education student Mia Sykes and her younger cousin scoured Solano community College for a working pay phone.They found that all but one pay phone on campus was gone. The one phone outside the 500 building, home to business and...

ASSC suffers funding woes

Mitch Hedifant
September 27
Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Top Stories

Funding for the Associated Students of Solano College-and the clubs, activities, and students services they provide-has taken a hit as a result of the ongoing remodeling.Another important revenue stream, that being student ID cards, has shrunk as well.Additionally, club members now have to go "out of pocke...

New open forum seeks ideas of all

Mitch Hedifant
September 27
Filed under Administration, News

How would you improve Solano College?That is the question posed to students, instructors, administrators, and classified employees and the focus of a new, monthly open forum.Created to enable communication, the forums are the brainchild of Marjorie Carson, SCC's interim vice president of academic affair...

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