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Solano College announces new Superintendent/President

Solano College announces new Superintendent/President

Zuriel Sanders, Staff writer
November 23, 2015
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

The Solano Community College board of trustees announced today at a special meeting that they have chosen Celia Esposito-Noy as the college's new Superintendent/President. "Dr. Noy will serve us well," said trustee Sarah Chapman. "Her wealth of experience [and] sense of community will be a great...

Superintendent-President search full speed ahead

Nelson Rodriguez, staff writer
November 4, 2015
Filed under Briefs

Solano Community College is making progress on a search for a new Superintendent-President, according to A. Marie Young, who is chair of the search committee. After interviews of semi-finalists, the committee will be holding public forums for the finalist candidates Nov. 17. Stan Arterberry is currently...

Soccer beats Merritt 9-0

Soccer beats Merritt 9-0

Judith Perez, staff writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The SCC women’s soccer team won for a second time against Merritt College on October 16 this season, achieving a shut-out with nine goals. Solano scored only seven in their previous game, also defending a shut-out. The team seemed to have trouble making a decision during the first ten minutes of ...

Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Zuriel Sanders and Catalina Donnell
October 14, 2015
Filed under Community News, Events, Features, Fine Arts, On campus, Theater

The play “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” written by Sarah Ruhl, is a romantic comedy about an incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café, a stranger at the next table who has had enough, and a dead man--with a lot of loose ends. So begins “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” the odyssey of a woman fo...

Did you know?

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...

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,...

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 ...

Worth their weight in gold

Worth their weight in gold

Qhianna Sanchez, Staff writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Features, Fine Arts, gallery, Top Stories

Who gets to class an hour early? Elisena Vescio, a Solano Community College art major. “Art is a great way to express things that are important to you,” Vescio said. Vescio, 19, is currently taking two art classes at SCC, printmaking and illustration.  In the fall, she is transferring to Arts...

Newcomers to the art world find inspiration at Solano.

Mo’Nique Booker, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Features, On campus

Solano College is giving newcomers to the art world an opportunity to get involved in ceramics. “I’ve never done art before so when I found out that Solano had a really good art program, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity,” said Tom Fournier a Solano ceramics student. Fournier explained...

Epic chaos

Makafui Ahorney, Staff writer
May 6, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Features, Fine Arts, On campus

The 1300 building is the hub of Solano’s Arts Program. One such program is graphic design. The graphic design program is taught by Rachel Smith, who views the program as a way to get her students communicating through words and pictures “We’re trying to give students design skills and skills...

Do it for the likes

Do it for the likes

Kemberlee Jones, Opinion Editor
April 20, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Top Stories

In this day and age of social media it seems that people tend to depend on what strangers think of them rather than the people closest to them. A girl posting a picture of herself half-dressed is almost guaranteed to get more attention than a young woman wearing a cap and gown getting ready to graduate....

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