Posts From the monthly archives: "October 2013"
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Finding the Fit: Lizzie Bennett

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a large college in possession of a good rating must be in want of a student. Although Mrs. Bennett urged Lizzie to marry every time they met at the breakfast table or sat …

How to Groove Like Grant Cushman

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It’s your good friend and confidante Grant Cushman with another installment of Tech Tuesday. So, travel season is winding down and it’s time for everyone to crawl back into whatever hole you came out of so that you can read …

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Visiting Home

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I am in in the office for the first time all month!  I never thought I could miss my cubicle, but sometimes the predictability of two and a half partial walls is all I want.  My cold is subsiding, my …

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Finding the Fit: Cali Boy

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Hi friends. I am a 19 year old community college student in California. I will be applying to universities for the Fall of 2014 and am preparing applications now (as a TAG student). I have decided to apply to mostly …

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The Shakeout

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Many of us in California recently participated in “The Great Shakeout,” an annual state-wide earthquake drill. It’s an event that helps raise awareness of the challenges of living in a place where the ground below us can shift at anytime. …

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“Texas Was You”

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Do you like country music? I like country music (please keep reading).  “Texas Was You” is a song by Jason Aldean about how certain objects or places are accompanied by specific memories.  Since many of my experiences on the road …

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The research of different colleges has felt like an ongoing process throughout high school. Narrowing down and focusing the schools I ultimately want to go forward in pursuing applications for has challenged me, though. I often feel so tempted to …

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that allows six community colleges to charge more for some high demand classes. The controversy, according to some, includes the potential for the unequal access to necessary course work for …