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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...

Letter to the editor: Longer breaks could lessen stress on students

Danielle Lincoln

February 20, 2014

Parking during the first few weeks of each semester has gotten worse and worse, making students who are enrolled in classes late because they are circling the parking lots to no avail. This problem increased in the fall of...

Letters to the editor — IGETC area 6 unfair for international students

Chun Lung Yeung

February 20, 2014

Diablo Valley College's Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is a list of lower division general education courses. IGETC requires transfer students to complete those courses before transfer to the CSU...

Letter to the editor: International students not treated equally

Chun Long Tam, DVC student

February 20, 2014

International students are experiencing racism in almost all U.S. colleges. According to a Reuters report, international students who studied in the U.S. in the year 2012 accounted for 35% of total student population. Unfortunately,...

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