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Fee increase to $40 per unit likely

Christopher Long

March 8, 2010

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Amid student protests over fee increases and budget cuts, the California Legislative Analyst's Office has recommended increasing community college fees to $40 per unit, a hike of nearly 100 percent over one year ago.State Sen. ...

More defibrillators to come to DVC

Kamille Simmons-Turnquest

March 9, 2010

Filed under News, Uncategorized

DVC will receive several Automated External Defibrillators to add to the three it already has."The [college's] coverage area is quite large," said Teddy Terstegge, emergency services coordinator for the college district's police fo...

Committee crunches numbers, will report to president

Julius Rea

March 8, 2010

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DVC's Budget Committee will meet again Friday to discuss recommendations for a 15 percent reduction in college managers, non-teaching staff and operating budgets to eliminate $4 million in "red ink" for the 2010-11 school year.Although the proje...

Alarms sound, rallying students

Ariel Messman-Rucker

March 4, 2010

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Students, faculty and staff poured out of their classrooms and offices Thursday at about 1 p.m. as loud alarm bells began ringing across campus.The fire alarms were set off at the Humanities, Business and Foreign Languages, Liberal Arts,...

Pedestrian struck by car near campus

Travis Wonacott

February 26, 2010

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A young Asian woman sustained minor injuries Feb. 17 after she was struck by a car in the crosswalk on Golf Club Road near the Camel Back apartment complex.Officer A.J. Biama of Pleasant Hill Police said she chose not to be taken to ...

Notes not taken

Yuno Imai

February 22, 2010

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Becoming a note taker gives you an opportunity to help others, plus make some money.Disability Support Services needs nearly double the number of 65 students who currently take notes for fellow classmates with disabilities.Despite a barrage of fli...

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...

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