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Letter to the editor: Cuba study abroad needs a rethink

Michael Clarke

October 30, 2011

I must comment on the article about professor Lenore Gallin's trip to Cuba.   While Gallin is critical of the travel ban and embargo, she apparently chooses to see no evil in the Castro regime. Perhaps she should have sought...

Letter to the editor: Students require breadth

Jerry Cross

October 30, 2011

All the subjects in our college are important. But it is important to keep the G.E. requirements available without trimming them back so that the students get exposed to a wide range of intellectual alternatives for more persona...

Letter to the editor: New degree helps artists

Katie Lewellyn

October 30, 2011

I came across the article, "Transferable Music Degree Broadens Students' Options," and was very intrigued with the information and quotes provided. I think it is wonderful that the DVC Music Department is now offering a transferable associate deg...

Letter to the editor: Parking passes need rethinking

Yan Yi Tai

October 12, 2011

There are more than 20,000 students enrolled in DVC this year. Most of the students usually drive to school in Contra Costa County. However, have you ever waited for more than 15 minutes to find a parking space even though you got...

Letter to the editor: Power in positive thinking

Alanna Regan

October 12, 2011

Although positive thinking is encouraged in the learning environment, many positive thinkers are often referred to as dreamers, or the unrealistic. However in a society where we are raised to have goals and ambitions, wouldn't it...

Letter to the Editor

Sam Eshtehardi

March 15, 2011

Our world is growing. Ever since the dawn of the twentieth century, technological advances have been coming to society faster and faster right up until today. Nearly limitless webs of knowledge are readily available to us an...

Letter to the editor: College heads should work on campus

December 1, 2010

A few weeks ago, DVC and other colleges' administrations met at the Crown Plaza hotel in Concord, where they were joined by CCCD Chancellor, Helen Benjamin.  The topic: the widening achievement gap and why many don't go...

Letter to the editor

October 17, 2010

The leading form of treatment for depression in this country today is a class of prescribed antidepressants known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, or SSRIs. SSRIs supposedly offer a quick-fix solution for depression but are only effecti...

DVC administration hampering democracy

Nathaniel Bates, Letter to the Editor

May 15, 2010

Dear Editor, I am writing in regards to your recent article "Code vs. free speech" on Frank Runninghorse and the "unauthorized" flier.Let me quote from Section D of Education Code 70901:The Board of Governors of the California C...

Letter to the Editor praises St. Hill coverage

Jim Conran

April 19, 2010

Kudos to The Inquirer for your story and editorial about the St. Hill "modeling" controversy. I agree with you that this is a legitimate story brought about by St. Hill's lack of judgment or naivety about these photos ever be...

Letter to the editor praises Inquirer reporter

Jaime Keane

March 9, 2010

I believe that The Inquirer does a fabulous job in covering hot topics for students.  In the article "Parking Fee Increase Looms Next Semester" by Oksana Yurovsky on Dec. 9, 2009, the story successfully covers the top...

Letter to the Editor: Student Appreciates Inquirer’s Coverage of Accreditation Issue

April 29, 2009

I am writing to thank The Inquirer staff on their up-to-date reporting on DVC's accreditation battle. It's on the mind of every DVC student but the information coming from the higher-ups has been minimal. I think that The Inquirer...

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