The Inquirer

Letter to the Editor: California Drought

Ashley Gonzalez, DVC student

October 30, 2014

Dear Editor, It is no celebration that California is experiencing one of the worst droughts known to date, and with the severity of this drought, it is a serious issue that needs to be taken into perspective. Water is a...

Letter to the editor: Student debt

Bryce Jones, DVC student

October 19, 2014

Dear Editor, On Sept. 19, Apple launched the latest revision of their popular iPhone. Even then, others still anticipate the next Samsung Galaxy. The cycle of consumerism is increasing especially amongst students – no lon...

Letter to the editor: Ugg boots

Celina Green, DVC student

October 19, 2014

Dear Editor, Now that fall is approaching and the cold weather is starting to set in, many of us will start buying wool products to keep us warmer this winter. However, we may not be aware about what we are contributing...

Letter to the editor: Transportation

Jungmin Lee, DVC student

October 19, 2014

Dear Editor, Imagine having to wake up two hours before class just to get to school on time; not very pleasant, right? Well, that is the kind of discomfort that countless international students face each morning in order...

Letter to the editor: Kids on the shooting range?

Rebecca Falkowski, DVC student

October 17, 2014

Dear Editor, I would like to express my thoughts about the horrible tragedy that occurred in Arizona on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Burgers and Bullets is a popular shooting range in Arizona and according to the article, "Arizona...

Letter to the Editor: Is getting a degree worth it?

Kendall Pike, DVC Student

October 7, 2014

A majority of our society understands the importance of a college education. Receiving a college degree opens up more opportunities for college graduates. One of the biggest problems students face today is the fact that...

Letter to the Editor – Ice Bucket challenge affecting California drought

Cindy Lopez, Student

September 25, 2014

The California drought is something that has currently affected our state. We have been severely impacted with reservoirs being completely drained of its water, as well as lakes and creeks. Recently an “Ice Bucket Challenge”...

Letter to the editor: DVC fails to provide basic health care for students

Lily Yi, DVC Student

September 23, 2014

Students at DVC do not have a place to go for medical emergencies or emotional support on campus. DVC fails to provide basic health services like Band-Aids, mental counseling and violence prevention programs to its large student...

Letter to the editor: Keep e-cigs out of classrooms

Shane Louis, DVC student

March 3, 2014

One of the latest trends on the Diablo Valley College campus is the use of electronic cigarettes, but the surfacing debate is whether they should carry the same restrictions as real cigarettes. Both faculty and students are aff...

Letter to the editor: Accreditation process should be fair

Adam Bessie, DVC English professor

March 3, 2014

Thank you for covering the debate over the Faculty Senate resolution on the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges decision to close City College of San Francisco, potentially displacing 80,000 students. The...

Letter to the editor: Getting solicitors off campus

A.J. Boucher, DVC student

February 24, 2014

DVC is a place where people come to get an education, not an area for activists to gain supporters. During the Fall 2012 Semester, I passed a sign that said “Warning: What you are about to see is graphic.” I barely peaked...

Letter to the editor: Athletes need to be recruited based on merit

Gray Ashton, DVC student

February 24, 2014

What would you do if someone told you that you could gain admission to one of the top universities in the country even though your GPA was less than a 3.0? If you are a standout athlete, this could happen to you. Being rec...

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