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Editorial: Students should be aware of online footprint

Editorial Staff

February 17, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Most Recent, Opinion

Most social media regulars post freely, even when content isn’t necessarily appropriate, and often feeling guarded by a private profile. The term privacy should be used loosely in regards to social media. Social media and its many platforms have changed so much in the last decade. We’re constantly tapped into our ...

Editorial: Bachelors degrees belong at community colleges

Editorial Staff

April 12, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

From an impressive architecture program housed in the Winn Center, which a former student helped design, and a cutting edge photography program that includes an associate degree and multiple certificate programs, CRC is one of the premiere colleges that should add a new program to its already large list of impressive offering...

College scorecard takes education a step in the wrong direction

College scorecard takes education a step in the wrong direction

April 27, 2013

Once again, the Student Success Task Force is doing what it does best: attempting to improve community...

Editorial: Online education is the future for community colleges

Editorial Staff

February 15, 2013

Filed under Editorials

Recession stricken colleges in California breathed a sigh of relief in November when Proposition 30 passed, signaling a more positive future for higher education in the Golden State. However, it’s a future that is poised to change greatly under the vision of Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown touts online learning and the use of...

Editorial: Proposition 30 is a saving grace for community colleges

Editorial Staff

November 1, 2012

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It is well known that the budgets of California colleges have been declining since the recession hit in 2007.But there is something we can do to stop that downward spiral.A yes vote on Proposition 30 is a yes vote for yourself and for the future of community colleges.By raising the state sales tax a quarter of a penny and inco...

Editorial: Students, ready yourself for success in community college

May 2, 2012

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When California community colleges first opened their doors in 1967, their mission was to "admit any California resident with a high school diploma or the equivalent and may admit anyone who is capable of profiting from the instruction offered," according to the California Community College Chancellor’s Office website. Yet...

Editorial: March for higher education not a productive solution

Imran Majid, Connection Staff

March 15, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

More than 10,000 students and demonstrators marched to the state Capitol on March 5 to protest the ongoing cuts to education. Speakers blasted lawmakers and demanded funding for colleges. The fourth annual March in March for Higher Education took place in the midst of yet another fiscal crisis. California Community Colleges...

Editorial: Morality should come before loyalty

Editorial

November 16, 2011

Filed under Opinion

The recent scandal at Pennsylvania State University, involving their former football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky’s allegations of rape, sexual assault and molestation of eight children in the university’s locker rooms over a period of 15 years, has lessons that colleges and other organizations can use. Nearly...

Editorial: Reaction to contentious bake sale misguided

Editorial Staff

October 6, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Seemingly, the function of satire has been inexplicably overlooked in regard to a recent event at the University of California, Berkeley. The “Increase Diversity Bake Sale,” hosted by the Berkeley College Republicans at Sproul Plaza, aimed to satirize SB185— proposed state legislation that enables California’s public...

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