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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 ...

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...

Men’s soccer club trying to form a team

Men’s soccer club trying to form a team

Melissa Espinoza, Staff writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Clubs, soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The men’s soccer club is hoping to become an official team for SCC. “We’ve been fundraising,” said Chad Nelson president of the men’s soccer club. “Trying to make some money so that we can get jerseys and all that.” The members are trying to promote the soccer club and encourage other soccer lovers on campus to become involved in the club’s activi...

Holiday gifts people actually want

Holiday gifts people actually want

Catalina Donnell and Jace Barrera

December 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Forget those dingy old socks from Walmart. Here are ideas for gifts that your loved ones will be thrilled to receive. 1. Cup of Cocoa Contains the cocoa in a clear ornament to use as a Christmas tree decorations or as a quick, adorable snack. Make your own: -Instant hot cocoa mix ($3.38) - Clear...

SCC STEM students seek research opportunities in Caltech conference

SCC STEM students seek research opportunities in Caltech conference

Judith Perez, staff writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under News, Top Stories

Each year Robert Payawal, a tutor at SCC’s academic success center, encourages STEM students from Solano College to apply to the Caltech SURF program. The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) is a 10-week program at the private research university where undergraduate students are in...

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...

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...

Plants, wreaths and swags on sale by horticulture club

Plants, wreaths and swags on sale by horticulture club

Hailey Dykes, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Briefs, Events, Top Stories

The Horticulture Club is holding its annual plant sale. Handmade wreaths and decorated swags are now on sale until Dec. 7, 2015. Head over to the horticulture building to place your order. Other great plant items will be available Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and De...

Solano to mark World AIDS day

Solano to mark World AIDS day

November 16, 2015


Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Solano Community College is recognizing World AIDS Day Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.to noon in the lobby of bldg. 1400 on the main campus. This year’s theme is “Getting to Zero: AIDS Related Deaths.” The commemoration of World AIDS Day and the battle fought to prevent and treat the AIDS epidemic worldwide...

The cost of feral cats

The cost of feral cats

November 5, 2015


Filed under Clubs, News, Top Stories

Of the 50 million feral cats in the United States, about two dozen reside at Solano Community College. It's easy to ignore them, but feral cats are an expensive issue of animal welfare. According to SolanoFerals.org, a volunteer organization which helps homeless cats in Solano county, in California, mor...

Solano hosts first student-juried art show

Solano hosts first student-juried art show

November 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, gallery, Top Stories

Ceramics, drawings, paintings, comics, sculpture, sketching, photography, and multi-media projects fill the room to the brim. Surfaces are neatly arranged with dozens of sculptures, the walls plastered with numerous paper works. Nov. 4 welcomes the first ever student-curated art show to hit the He...

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