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The Inquirer

Letter to the editor: Decline in international students caused by alienation

Jun A Moon, Guest writer

September 15, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The Inquirer published an article in print titled “Big Drop in International Enrollment” on August 30, 2017. The article sought to explain the reason behind Diablo Valley College’s largest decline in international student enrollment since it was originally founded. The article concluded, based on ...

Letter to the editor: DVC should add healthier snack options

Madelynn Fairchild, Guest writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

When I was on campus recently buying books, I stopped in the Book Center for coffee and a quick snack. I was shocked at how limited my choices were. As I was looking for a quick bite to eat, it appeared that my only options w...

Letter to the editor: In response to DVC’s remarks regarding Charlottesville

Ariadne Wolf, Guest Writer

August 23, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I want to start by thanking the DVC faculty and administration for endorsing statements condemning the hate expressed by white supremacist groups gathering and marching in Charlottesville. In times such as these, I believe that...

Letter to the editor: Community colleges need medical leave

Lailee Moshini, Guest Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor: Community colleges are considered a helping hand to millions of students, which guide them and push them to advancing their education and expanding their career and educational opportunities. Known for being the ...

Letter to the Editor: Do staff, faculty and students need to unite?

Nathaniel Bates, Guest writer

April 19, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Global capitalism has decided that faculty and students are expendable. For a while, professors were immune to this since most had tenure. Today, adjunct faculty are out numbering tenured professors. Their voices are undermined...

Letter to the editor

Ali Lee, Guest writer

March 7, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Everyday students drive to the Pleasant Hill campus to go to class, but how is it possible to learn when you can’t park your car to get to class? The Diablo Valley College parking lots have only gotten worse each semester with...

Letter to the Editor

Tiffany Cerruti, Guest writer

March 3, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Each year Diablo Valley College puts on their annual graduation ceremony in the month of May. According to the DVC website, more than 22,000 students go to both the Pleasant Hill and San Ramon campus. That seems like an impressive...

DVC lacks diverse student input

Mabaljit Panesar, DVC Student

November 5, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a student attending Diablo Valley College, I see many people on campus with different ethnic backgrounds in my classes. But the experience that I have had at DVC does not speak for all DVC students. I believe that DVC does...

Letter to the editor: The trend is getting stronger

Nicole Nordahl, DVC student

October 28, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Vapor Pens, also commonly known as “Vapes”, Hookah or E-Cigs are a growing trend. More people are smoking these as an alternative to cigarettes. People who partake in vapor pen activities are re-normalizing smoking. According...

Letter to the editor

Valerie Romero, DVC student

October 20, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Fernando Sandoval is seeking to oust incumbent Contra Costa Community College Board Trustee Greg Enholm to make the Brentwood Center a reality for the future of our youth. The existing Brentwood Center costs $68,000 a month and...

Letter to the editor: Stress stalks students

Jamie Ann Bautista, DVC student

October 11, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Students are stressed, depressed, and on the verge of mental breakdowns after deciding to pursue higher education. This can be the result of taking on strenuous classes and work loads. On top of that, some students are working...

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