The Inquirer

Letter: to the editor: International student health insurance is costly

Jinsook Yang

February 20, 2014

Diablo Valley College provides a health insurance system for international students and all international students are required to buy the mandatory health insurance within two weeks from the beginning of each semester. Cu...

Letter to the editor: The County Connection needs more buses running on weekends

October 28, 2013

Whether we like it or not, people who do not have their own car, mainly depend on public transportation. But County Connection service during the weekend is not very helpful. Many people who are using County Connection are di...

Letter to the editor: Schools should offer more health eating options for students

October 28, 2013

Recent studies show that obesity in America has risen far above the rate of obesity in other countries. A major contributing factor could be the fact that healthy nutritional food choices are less available than the less expe...

Letter to the editor: DVC should crack down on littering from smokers around campus

October 28, 2013

Diablo Valley College is a very unique, unconventional campus, with incredible beauty. I am very proud to be a DVC student and I love to walk around campus and sit in the grass or picnic tables scattered throughout. However, I have no...

Letter to the editor: DVC is too Eurocentric

October 2, 2013

I have noticed a disturbingly Eurocentric theme to the classes I'm enrolled in this quarter. I've been disappointed by the way they reiterate the idea that 'normal' is Western--more specifically, 'normal' is white/capitalist/p...

Letter to the editor: ‘Blurred Lines’ harmful

October 2, 2013

The hit song "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke has a dangerous and degrading message attached to it. The questionable content contained in this song is often overlooked due to the fact that it is "catchy". In the song, Thicke purs...

Letter to the editor: Vegans need options

October 2, 2013

Diablo Valley College needs to have a designated section in the Cafeteria labeled ‘vegan’. I am a vegan who eats gluten free as well, however, if I am hungry on campus and want to grab a quick snack, I have to searc...

Letter to the editor: Textbooks too costly

October 2, 2013

The costs of college textbooks are significantly expensive and are continuing to increase.Although the use of course material available online is beginning to gain popularity, many teachers continue to require students to buy boo...

Letter to the editor: Offices are lacking

October 2, 2013

This is my first quarter taking a full course load at DVC. While on the whole I've been pleasantly surprised by the quality of the teaching staff, at least compared to what I was expecting, the situation with the Admissions and R...

Letter to the editor: United States should take stand for rights at 2014 Winter Olympics

October 1, 2013

As a country, America has long sought to be a progressive innovator in the modern world, particularly when it came to individual freedoms.Our passion for freedom and equality is at the core of our constitution, the document wh...

Language and learning barriers limit international students

April 8, 2013

Coming to a country that we had never visited was hard for most international students. We had to overcome lots of hardships, such as the inactivity in the class. I, as an international student, have received complaints from m...

Budget cuts hit communities hard

December 13, 2012

Dear editor, I am writing this letter to you because I have some concerns on the budget cuts that have occurred recently. These cuts have affected many people around the country, but where it has the most impact is California....

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