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Last guilty buyer could face prison

Ariel Messman-Rucker

September 19

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The cash-for-grades scandal that has rocked the college since it became public in 2007 will come to a close Oct. 30 with the sentencing of the last remaining defendant, convicted grade buyer Khalid Nemati. Nemati was found guilty...

DVC shapes up for visit

Troy Patton

September 19

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The Oct. 15 deadline is fast approaching for DVC to prove it no longer deserves to be one step away from losing its accreditation. Citing the "enormous amount of work done over the past eight months, President Judy Walters...

Memorial Held for DVC Instructor James O’Keefe

Linda Wolf

August 30

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DVC English professor James O'Keefe, who died of cancer in December, was honored for his "great humor, great outrage" in a memorial service May 6 on a sunny afternoon beside the DVC duck pond. More than 40 people gathered for...

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March 25

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March 25

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**Web Exclusive** Grade buyer sentenced

Ariel Messman-Rucker

March 30

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Sumair Arif was found guilty of a single misdemeanor count of conspiracy to commit computer fraud last Wednesday for his part in the cash-for-grades scandal that involved students selling grades out of the college's Admissions...

Funeral services to be held for DVC Student

Ariel Messman-Rucker

March 30

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Services for DVC student Jerry Backman Jr., a former editor in chief of The Inquirer, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oakmont Cemetery, 2099 Reliez Valley Rd, Lafayette. Mr. Backman died in a car accident on Grizzly...

Grade scam in court

Ariel Messman-Rucker

March 17

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During the summer 2005 semester, a group of students met with Kahlid Nehmati at the DVC duck pond, only to learn he was raising his price for having grades "fixed" on their transcripts. It would be $200 more per person, Nehmati...

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