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ASSC gets new adviser for 2014

ASSC gets new adviser for 2014

Deborah Graham, Staff Writer
October 1, 2014
Filed under Clubs, Features, News, Top Stories

When you walk into her office you are greeted with a warm smile and a ready ear. This is part of the “open door” policy that new director of Student Life Services and Associated Students Solano College adviser, Rischa Slade wants the Solano College community to know. “This is by no means a 40-hour-a-week... Read more »

Vallejo land purchase first step to expansion

Vallejo land purchase first step to expansion

Salvador Torres, Staff Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Administration, Local, News, Top Stories

Solano College is taking its first steps towards improving its campuses, and Vallejo’s campus will be getting more parking and an athletics field. The Solano Community College Governing Board approved the purchase of property at 1683-1699 North Ascot Parkway in Vallejo for $6.52 million. The p... Read more »

Broken, but not forgotten

Broken, but not forgotten

Addi Simmons, Opinion Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under News, On campus, Top Stories

Retired SCC cop Joe Ramos was working the graveyard shift five years ago when he walked into the athletic building and found a plaque, honoring a Vietnam veteran, broken and thrown into the trash. “I’m sure it was an accident,” Ramos said. “I couldn’t imagine anyone doing this intentionally.” The... Read more »

Solano student runs for Vacaville mayor, sits as secretary of ASSC, and takes an 18 unit course load

Solano student runs for Vacaville mayor, sits as secretary of ASSC, and takes an 18 unit course load

Dagmar Kuta, Editor in Chief
September 17, 2014
Filed under Local, News, Top Stories

Eighteen-year-old Solano student Rodney Harrison II hopes to be adding a new title to his already extensive resume this fall: mayor of Vacaville. Harrison has put in his bid for mayor, with the election date set for Nov. 4. Despite his age, Harrison is hopeful that the public will see him as a fair ca... Read more »

10 ways to prepare for the next earthquake

10 ways to prepare for the next earthquake

Deborah Graham, staff writer
September 5, 2014
Filed under News

According to an article in sfgate.com the Aug. 24 earthquake exposed many potential safety problems. In fact, many people found themselves without water and other basic necessities. Though earthquakes may seem few and far between the U.S Geological Survey calls the bay area “earthquake country.... Read more »

SCC OKs $75k to rebuild public image

Dagmar Kuta, Editor-in-Chief
September 3, 2014
Filed under News

Solano Community College has approved plans to spend up to $75,000 on rebranding the campus. The marketing campaign, which will be executed by KPS3 of Reno, Nevada, was approved by the SCC governing board Aug. 20. The rebranding is to be completed before February of 2015. Shemila Johnson, outreach and public r... Read more »

New faces in student government

New faces in student government

Steve Reczkowski, Photo Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under News

The Associated Students of Solano College held their first official weekly student government meeting of the Fall semester as part of the Political Science 50 class. The meeting is chaired by last semester’s elected ASSC President Casey Bess. During the meeting, four administrative senators wer... Read more »

Viticulture scholarship coming to SCC

Viticulture scholarship coming to SCC

Addi Simmons, Opinion Editor
September 3, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

A scholarship agreement was recently signed between the Suisun Valley Vintners and Growers Association (SVVGA) and the Solano Community College Educational Foundation to support potential, incoming agriculture students. One student each year, for a total of five years, will receive a two-year scholarship ... Read more »

Art project shattered in earthquake

Art project shattered in earthquake

Deborah Graham, staff writer
August 26, 2014
Filed under News, Top Stories

Sandy Rotenberg, a library staff member, found a 10-year old art project broken on her office floor Monday morning after Sunday's 6.0 earthquake. The sculpture was a gift from Marc Lancet, ceramics instructor. “It was kept on its own little shelf, and when I came in this morning, it was on the floor... Read more »

1800B sparks during night

1800B sparks during night

August 22, 2014
Filed under News, On campus

Cordelia fire crews respond to a fire in the 1800B building Aug. 22, 2014, in Fairfield. A small fire in the welding shop caused smoke and fire related damage to biotech and welding classrooms. “The cause was unknown, but it is suspected that there were embers on protective clothing,” said Jeffrey... Read more »

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