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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...

Winter Wish: Prof. rebuilds bikes for kids

Judith Perez, Staff writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, On campus

For the past nine years, the Child Development program at Solano Community College has brought holiday joy to the children. Their Winter Wish program has been helping families by providing gifts and food by pairing their wishes to someone willing to donate. “Many of our families complete a form...

SCC club’s pre-holiday dinner is a hit

SCC club’s pre-holiday dinner is a hit

Judith Perez, staff writer

November 20, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features, On campus, Top Stories

With the help of numerous volunteers, fundraisering, and other support, the Solano Community College Baker’s Favorite club met their goal to feed the needy Thursday with flying colors. People around the community, students, faculty, and even district officials came into SCC’s faculty room for a...

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...

International Club welcomes students, both domestic and international

International Club welcomes students, both domestic and international

Melissa Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, On campus

Solano County houses the nation’s most diverse city, so students at Solano Community College should be used to a higher rate of ethnic diversity, but SCC is also the college for 50 international students who come from all over the world. SCC and the Solano International Education program (SIEP), which...

Water main breakage causes closure

September 15, 2015


Filed under Briefs, On campus

Lights turned off, buildings inaccessible, a grand evacuation across the campus, and the school itself closed. This status was put into effect Monday, Sept. 14 due to a water main break near the 200 building. “It happened earlier this morning,” said Deputy Garcia on Sept. 14. “The main waterline...

Make the most of your trip to financial aid

Melissa Espinoza, Staff writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Administration, News, On campus

Financial aid touches every aspect of a college and here at Solano the staff at the financial aid offices work in keeping programs in the school so that financial is not taken away from the students. Robin Darcangelo is the Associate Dean of Students, Financial Aid, EOPS/CARE and Veterans. Darcangelo...

SCC secures grant, allowing scholarships for STEM majors

Judith Perez, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Administration, Classes, News, On campus

Thanks to a $622,715 grant from the National Science Foundation, Solano Community College has awarded 20 scholarships this year to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors. The grant money will ultimately be used to award 165 scholarships to “academically talented and financially needy” stud...

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