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AB540 expands financial resources

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

A Senate Bill was added to the Assembly Bill 540 exemption to expand its requirements for waving non-resident college tuition. Prior to the expansion, eligibility was dependent on the applicant completing three years of high school...

Murky AA building water proves to be safe after tests

By Efrain Valdez, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The water in the Applied Arts Building raised concerns earlier this semester after many reports from faculty and staff about the water being murky and having a bad smell. “There has been some question about whether the drinking...

Log on, learn, transfer at an entirely online community college

By Michael Santone, Editor-In-Chief

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The search for the first CEO of California’s landmark fully online educational institute has begun as its cyber doors prepare to open in the fall of 2019. Wheless Partners Consulting and Executive Search is leading the search...

Nursing students, faculty gain spacious, updated classrooms

By Joel Umanzor, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The nursing department has received a face lift with new equipment, classrooms and lab facilities in the newly renovated Applied Arts Building. The department that was once housed in the antiquated Health Science Building has...

Performance funding formula sparks concern

By Xavier Johnson, Web Editor

October 10, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

The sweeping change to how California community colleges are funded is set to roll out over the next three years and is being met with widespread criticism. In June, a new budget formula was finalized that will mark a shift away...

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