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SCC puts Los Medanos under pressure

SCC puts Los Medanos under pressure

Judith Perez, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Solano College soccer delivered a strong 7-0 win against Los Medanos Friday Oct. 2. Solano is currently 5-2-1 in the Bay Valley Conference. Forward Annalissa Pena scored the first goal. Juliet Ramirez scored the third goal from the left side after switching the field. The Falcons had a strong lead by...

Lack of crosswalks on campus is an accident waiting to happen

Lack of crosswalks on campus is an accident waiting to happen

Marissa Mclean, SCC Student
October 14
Filed under Letter to editor, Top Stories

With the infusion of Measure G funds, Solano Community College has seen some major improvements. All of this has not gone unnoticed by long time students, who look at the changes as a boost in the quality of education they are receiving. There has been a great deal of work to renovate new buildings, p...

SCC sustainability committee meets Thursday

SCC sustainability committee meets Thursday

August 26
Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Do you want to be a part of the problem or a part of the solution to the pollution crisis? The Solano Community College sustainability committee is inviting students to join the conversation and be part of the solution. The committee’s mission is to promote awareness of the sustainability issues on...

SCC woos Heald College students

Staff report
May 1
Filed under Briefs, Classes, Community News, Local, Off campus, On campus

Solano Community College is opening its doors to students left in the cold by the sudden closure of Heald Colleges. SCC faculty were at a Heald College transfer event to provide the students with information on programs, financial aid, and other services. The Accrediting Commission for Community and...

All quiet on the southern lawn

All quiet on the southern lawn

Suzy Jane Edwards-Freet, Staff Writer
April 1
Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

Ongoing contract mediations between the Solano County faculty union and the district were precluded by a dispute over free speech last week. In anticipation of the arrival of a mediator at 9:30 am March 24, instructors put up about 500 signs supporting the faculty union with slogans such as “Empower...

Love is Kind

Love is Kind

Joy Harris, Co-Sports Editor
March 18
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Lifestyle, Photography, Top Stories

Most car enthusiasts have some grand perception of what the ideal car entails. Some like spoilers and suicide doors, while others fancy 26” chrome rims with a candy paint job to top it all off. Muscle cars, sports cars, luxury cars, and SUVs each find their way to the top of someone’s list as an...

Solano Speaking Falcons soar high at state championships

Solano Speaking Falcons soar high at state championships

Daphne Kuta and Luningning de Jesus
March 18
Filed under Classes, News, Off campus, Top Stories

Solano’s Speaking Falcons swooped down and conquered the California Community College Forensics Association’s State Championships tournament in Los Angeles last March 11-15, 2015, bringing home gold, silver and bronze in both speech and debate. Destiney Smith outgunned 50 International Public...

Quinton Duval Award to be judged by Gary Thompson, poet and friend

Luningning de Jesus, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Classes, Community News, News, On campus

Gary Thompson, a close friend and former classmate of Quinton Duval, is this year’s Guest Judge for the 2015 Quinton Duval Award in Creative Writing, established upon Duval’s retirement after 29 years of teaching English at Solano College. Current and past Solano students who submit poems or short...

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