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Campus Conversation: What has given you the most challenge this spring semester?

Campus Conversation: What has given you the most challenge this spring semester?

Mark Beierly, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Administration, Editorial, Top Stories

Tristan Caras, accounting major “Accounting so far has been the most challenging aspect for me. I think it’s because of the practice of accounting. Applying those practices in real life is hard at first. But with each practice, it gets to be easier.” Bram Salas, computer science major ...

It’s gone far enough

It’s gone far enough

October 14, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Editorials are the opinion of the Tempest editorial board, which consists of Tempest staff and editors. In light of recent events, The Tempest staff would like to express our sorrow and despair over the recent shootings on college campuses: Sacramento City College and Umpqua Community College (Oregon)...

Why getting news from FB is stoopid

Dagmar Kuta, Editor

April 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

How often have you gotten your “daily briefing” by scrolling through your Facebook or Twitter feed? Depending on who posted the links, those news sources may or may not be credible. More and more, so-called “news” comes from websites with a strong bias, be it conservative, liberal, or otherwise;...

How free is the “Land of the Free”?

How free is the “Land of the Free”?

March 4, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Editor's note: Turmoil in America has caused young people to take an interest in politics and the American life. The Tempest staff collaborated on this section to answer the question: How free is the “Land of the Free”? Boxed in by debt, with too many of us busted and disgusted, how free can we really ...

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...

Student indifference looms over ASSC election

April 2, 2014


Filed under Editorial, On campus, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board which is comprised of seven editors. Inside the student center lobby of the Fairfield campus a taped half circle marks a boundary around the ASSC voting table. Election rules state that no student is allowed within the area unless they plan to ...

Tell The Tempest

January 29, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors. When life gives you lemons, why make lemonade?I mean, there are other options right? And even though one can throw them, stomp them or squirt them in an adversary’s eye; let’s admit it, lemons a...

Government shutdown affecting students relying on federal benefits

October 16, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Politics

Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors.   Now that Congress has failed to pass legislation approving this year’s federal spending budget, no funding will be given to the various departments and agencies that help serve the nation. For ve...

New recycling program exciting, albeit long awaited

New recycling program exciting, albeit long awaited

October 3, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

  Editorials are the opinion of The Tempest editorial board, which is comprised of six student editors. Solano Community College has recently implemented a new recycling program on campus after Sustainability Advisory Committee Chair and horticulture instructor Sandra Diehl wrote and garnered a gr...

Sex Talk: What would you do?

Sex Talk: What would you do?

Christine Butler & Latanya Turner, Sports editor , Staff writer

February 6, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Features, Tips, Top Stories

In this generation there are a lot more people getting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and/or getting pregnant. According to crihb.org/flies/statistic_on_teen_pregnancy.pdf one million teen girls get pregnant each year and nearly four out of ten young women get pregnant at least once before t...

Chris’ Column: Shoes, Long-distance Love, and other questions

Chris’ Column: Shoes, Long-distance Love, and other questions

Christine Butler, Sports editor

February 6, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Features, Tips

  Hey students, my name is Christine but you can call me Chris. It’s not only a new year but also a new semester. There’s new goals, dreams, classes, teachers, friends, new everything. A lot of you might get really stressed during the semester or go through something whether it may be at...

Jordan will be missed

Jordan will be missed

Larry Ragland Jr., Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

I have never had to write something like this and it has proven to be arduous and humbling. Since learning of Jordan Rosario’s death, I have typed and re-typed sentence after sentence, all of it an exercise in futility. Lost and searching for words I cannot find. Therefore I will honor Jordan’s memory...

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