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District portal opens

Christopher C. Long

February 22, 2010

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The "MySitePortal" system due out as a beta at the end of summer session 2009 has finally arrived, albeit with a different name.The district launched "InSite Portal" on Feb. 17.Once logged in students are greeted by the current w...

Students give back by donating blood

Brian DeAngelis

February 22, 2010

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"The thing I felt most was a prick in my finger to test my hemoglobin level," Anji Nolan said after deciding to give blood for the first time earlier this month at a blood drive put on by Blood Centers of the Pacific. The event wa...

Transfer myths busted

Lina Pervez

February 22, 2010

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The Transfer Center has a new motto: "Your bachelor's degree starts at DVC." But few students know where the center is located, never mind how critical its services are to making their stay at DVC as productive – and brief...

First week of classes proves difficult for most students

Nick Sestanovich

February 5, 2010

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Pat Bustos had a frustrating first day of the semester.He got into a psychology class, just barely. However, the statistics class he must re-take to transfer was closed.The fifth-semester psychology major may need to put his t...

Parking fee increase passes despite student opposition

Oksana Yurovsky

February 5, 2010

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A $5 hike in semester parking passes and a $1 increase in the daily rate will not be put into play this spring, despite approval by the district trustees late last semester.District spokesman Tim Leong said DVC still needs to...

DVC’s future unsure until Feb. 1

Oksana Yurovsky

December 7, 2009

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DVC will learn in January whether it has improved sufficiently to continue as an accredited college. The Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges will make its decision Jan. 6 after President Judy Walters p...

Middle man sentence marks end of scandal

Ariel Messman-Rucker

November 17, 2009

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The cash-for-grades scandal that involved DVC students selling hundreds of grades out of the college's Admissions and Records office between 2000 and 2006, ended Oct. 30 with the sentencing of convicted middle man Khalid Nemati. ...

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