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Tempest Staff
October 14, 2015
Filed under Features, Local, On campus, Tips

Sometimes, it can be difficult to find information vital to your academic success. Often, those who are supposed to help us focus too much on the future and not enough on the now. “I had a math class where the information was not as clear in the textbook, so I had to turn to other resources,” said...

Teaching in prison is a learning experience for SCC professors

Catalina Donnell, Staff Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Classes, Community News, News, Off campus, Top Stories

Editor's Note: Check out this article for more information on the prison courses. Music professor Andrew Wesley is one of the first Solano Community College faculty to teach classes at the state prison in Vacaville. Next semester, more instructors will be joining him. SCC is the first California community college to make an agreement with the st...

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...

Why I hate Facebook… but still use it

Why I hate Facebook…  but still use it

Dagmar Kuta, Editor-in-chief
November 14, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Remember the good ol’ days when Myspace was the number one social net-working site? Even though I hit the end of Myspace’s heyday, I still had one. Nowadays, everyone and their grandma has a Facebook. Literally. Almost every single member of my family has an account, and of course I have to add...

The young and the drugged

Kemberlee Jones, Staff Writer
October 16, 2014
Filed under Health, Internet, Opinion

The use of drugs has been prevalent for as long as can be remembered. From LSD and marijuana in the 1970’s to meth and heroin today, people have dabbled or sometimes fallen into a world that very few seem to be able to control or even make it out alive. So what does that mean for the college student...

Get your priorities in order

Get your priorities in order

Christine Butler, Features/Online editor
October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Michael Jordan is one of the most iconic basketball players in the world. His shoes make him that much more iconic. Jordan shoes constantly re-release every year with a number of different pairs that come out from the I-XXIII collection inspired by his number (23) and people go crazy over these...

Expectations vs reality

Expectations vs reality

Jasmine Grimes, Staff writer
October 1, 2014
Filed under Features, Lifestyle, On campus, Tips

When kids are little, college seems like the experience of a lifetime. Elders are always telling hilarious, charming, or sweet stories about their times in college creates this image of a perfect place. As we grow older, college becomes an escape, a way to get away from the people you have known for...

Solano clutches a win over DVC

Carlo Marzan, Sports editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

Exhaustion and fatigue. That is what the Solano Community College men’s baseball team experienced in their home opener on Feb. 1 against the Diablo Valley College Vikings. In a game which was decided in the last inning, the Solano Falcons came out with the victory over the DVC Vikings, 10-6. The ...

Solano soars over Mendocino 101-69

Solano soars over Mendocino 101-69

Carlo Marzan, Sports editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Coming off two close wins against Alameda (104-103) and Napa College (88-84), the Solano Community College men's basketball team looked to take another victory against Mendocino College Feb. 5. It was a battle of the birds as the Solano Falcons proved superior over the Mendocino Eagles in an excitin...

Paid tutors wanted

Paid tutors wanted

staff
January 31, 2014
Filed under Career

Solano Community College is looking for anyone interested in tutoring. The positions are paid and the locations vary.  If interested contact Patricia Young at  707-864-7124.  

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