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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....

Reader voices criticism of ‘Ku Klux Kops’

Justin Allen, Reader

September 6, 2012

To Andrew O’Connor Watts, writer of “Ku Klux Kops: Shootings show racist double standard.” I have a few issues regarding the credibility of the claims you made in your opinionated editorial. You claim that there is a...

Letters to the Editor: ‘Klu Klux Kops’ column lacked evidence

Justin Allen

August 28, 2012

To Andrew O’Connor Watts, writer of “Ku Klux Kops: Shootings show racist double standard.” I have a few issues regarding the credibility of the claims you made in your opinionated editorial. You claim that there is a...

Letter: New Semester and More Activities for Diablo Valley College Model United Nations Club

Dr. Amer Araim

March 27, 2012

For many years the Diablo Valley College Model United Nations (DVC MUN) Club has been an active part of the campus community. I have been the advisor of the Club and enjoyed working with the members for the last tw...

Letter to the Editor: Job outsourcing betrays workers

Susan Blatz

March 20, 2012

Outsourcing is when big corporations and banking institutions take away jobs from their employees and send these jobs to countries where the pay is dirt cheap. The Bank of America employees who were outsourced from Concord (o...

Letter to the Editor: Geographic impacting impacts students negatively

Charmaine Pajar

March 11, 2012

As an embarrassed third year student at a junior college, nothing excites me more than getting out and transferring to the school of my dreams. I've met with counselors, gone to the transfer center and did research to make su...

Letter to the Editor: The textbook costs are too high

Terah Matts

March 11, 2012

For many full time college students, it may already be financially difficult to pay for 12 or more units of classes. This only leaves time to work a part time job that possibly pays for other expenses such as rent or the essential it...

Letter to the Editor: Missed connections in Berkeley

Nicolas Holmes

March 11, 2012

As student organizers here on campus and vigorous defenders of the First amendment, the Students for a democratic Society (SdS) would like to congratulate the Inquirer for covering the Berkeley steel workers protest. It was thorough...

Letter to the Editor: Transfer troubles due to funding failures

Rebecca Rainford

March 6, 2012

Feelings of stress, anxiety and anger kicked off another frustrating beginning of the semester at DVC. When attempting to register for classes last winter on my priority date, every class I needed to take was already full. N...

Letter to the editor: International students are the new minority

Emma Li

February 12, 2012

Being here for two and half years, I realized that many minority issues are under tremendous attention, such as injustices imposed on African Americans, Latinos, women and gays. But international students are easily ignored. In the 2008-...

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