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Campus Conversation: Do you read the student newspaper? How do you feel about the school continuously canceling the class due to lack of sign ups?

Campus Conversation: Do you read the student newspaper? How do you feel about the school continuously canceling the class due to lack of sign ups?

Christine Butler, Student writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Community News, News, On campus, Sports, Staff, Top Stories

“I don’t read the paper so I don’t really care but I think people should know what’s going on. Everything is more online now so if it was online or on Facebook or any social media that would make it more popular.” –Alex D. student worker   “I don’t read the student p...

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...

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 softball loses regional playoffs

SCC softball loses regional playoffs

Mo'Nique Booker, Sports co-editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under Community News, On campus, Softball, Sports, Sports Score

The Solano Community College softball team lost their bid to advance to state regionals over the weekend, dropping two games to West Valley College in the 2015 CCCAA Regional Round One Playoffs. The Falcons, playing on their home field, lost 9-7 Saturday, May 2, and lost again 9-8 Sunday May 3. Overall...

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 ...

SCC woos Heald College students

Staff report

May 1, 2015


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...

Rhinoceros romps onstage

Rhinoceros romps onstage

Ning de Jesus, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Classes, Community News, Events, On campus, Theater, Top Stories

If you’ve been wondering about the colored rhinos grazing around campus, come to the theatre this weekend and be enlightened about their transformation. The Solano College Theatre invites everyone to experience a “provocative and innovative theatre production...outside of the confines of realism”...

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

Luningning de Jesus, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


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...

California now offering BAs

Ning de Jesus, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Community News, News, Off campus

Californians will be able to start earning bachelor’s degrees at a community college as early as Fall 2015, and at a fifth of the cost it takes to do so at other colleges and universities. On Jan. 20, the CCC Board of Governors granted initial approval to 15 community colleges to develop 12...

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