The Inquirer

Letter to the editor: The trend is getting stronger

Nicole Nordahl, DVC student

October 28, 2016

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

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

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...

Online dating should be taken seriously

Daisee Mae Abad, DVC student

September 29, 2016

Should I swipe left or right? Should I slide into their DMs? On social media, it’s normal for the average person to want to pursue a relationship through the digital world. Apps like SnapChat and Tinder have become the gateway...

International students need academic integrity

Selina Chan, DVC student

September 14, 2016

This letter will be telling you the biggest secret within the group of international students in the U.S. According to the Institute of International Education, Open Doors Report 2015, the number of international students...

Letter to the reader

Katharine Hada and Jesse Sutterley

May 18, 2016

Dear Inquiring reader, As the semester comes to a close and you race around like a mad man (or woman) trying to get everything turned in, thank you for taking the extra minute to grab a copy of our magazine. We hope to provide...

Letter to the editor

May 3, 2016

Being a former member of Associated Students of DVC, and participant in many ASDVC elections, I would admit having members of the Election committee serve as poll workers can be a bit worrisome. On the other the hand, they can ...

In response to Killer Bees

Gregory Arganda

November 17, 2015

When I think of the name given to these hybridized African honey bees also called “killer bees” the mind directly goes to a place where I envision being chased down the street by a bee with a miniature hockey mask and tiny...

DVC can do even more to eliminate bias on campus

Charlita Houston, Student

September 17, 2015

Several colleges have been evaluated regarding bias on campus, with Diablo Valley College being one of them. Results from this study show that racial and gender biases are less prevalent on the DVC campus. Programs such as...

Letter to the editor: DVC faculty needs more diversity

Danielle Blake, Student

May 23, 2015

When you first look at Diablo Valley College, you may think our campus is very diverse. That is what I thought, anyway, until I saw the shocking results of a survey that was distributed from my English class. It reported that...

Letter to the editor: Social movements don’t just happen on social media

Keanu Banayat, Student

May 5, 2015

When there is racism or social injustice around us, and we want to shed light on the matter, don’t we just need to press a few buttons? In the recent movements of social injustice, we have seen many people voice their opinions...

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