Why we shouldn’t volunteer on Thanksgiving

Elicia Locke, Staff member

November 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Before you decide that your good deed for the year should be going to a shelter on Thanksgiving to distribute food to the homeless, you should ask to see what kind of help is needed. Oftentimes shelters are overrun with more... Read more »

Advice: So you want to get a job

Marissa Dadgari, Staff member

November 25, 2014

Filed under Advice, Opinion

It’s Christmas time; the season of giving gifts and massive profits for our local retailers is upon us. Because of the increased demand, stores are hiring seasonal help. Here are a few terms and tips to help you with your... Read more »

Free Education is a Human Right, except in America?

November 18, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Top Stories

Here we go again. News of the tuition hike proposed by University of California President Janet Napolitano has students questioning the worth of their degree, again. ... Read more »

The Buzz: Is Your Boss Making You Work on Thanksgiving?

Inquirer staff

November 14, 2014

Filed under The Buzz

  "Is your boss making you work on Thanksgiving?" ... Read more »

Veterans and war victims face the same fate

Amrita Kaur, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As I awoke to a cloudy Bay Area sky, a certain melancholy swept over me. It is a day like any other, yet I know I won't have to fight my way through the urban battle of traffic, schools are closed, federal and state workers... Read more »

You choose: cheap gas or clean water

Alicia Watson, Staff member

November 14, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Californians have a growing thirst for cheap gas and clean drinking water, but unless we reign in the current fracking boom, our thirst for clean water may soon go unquenched. Fracking is the controversial process of blasting... Read more »

International health insurance pricey but beneficial

Jaeeun Seo, Student

November 4, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Diablo Valley College offers a mandatory insurance premium to international students, as medical care in the United States is very expensive. They are required to buy it within the first two weeks of the first... Read more »

Campus bookstore prices are too high

Brandon Ferguson, Student

November 4, 2014

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Attending Diablo Valley College, there are dozens of issues that come with a new semester, like parking and overcrowded classrooms. These are considered normal, and there’s not much we can do about it. However... Read more »

Could green policies result in lower tuition fees?

Liyin Yeo, Staff member

November 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Given the recent commotion surrounding the California drought and the threat of global warming, California community colleges could benefit greatly from adopting a more eco-friendly operation. Berea College in rural Kentucky... Read more »