Two students debate how new tech tools impact our classrooms.
As our students and families deal with the current economic crisis, community colleges deal with budget cuts. With the state of California currently facing a $42 billion shortfall, Los Rios Community College District is forced to cut money everywhere possible.
This is my last semester of higher education. I graduate in May and I won’t be transferring to a university for another two years of studying, commuting and practically starving. Actually, given the cost of a four-year school these days the starving would become less of a cute euphemism and more of a reality. I don’t have to worry about that though because I am not moving up to the Big School.
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The City College Foundation recently received an anonymous donation of $10,000 in the name of a former student, Lorrie Morris. The money will endow a new nursing scholarship to help students with the extra costs of the program.
During this time of economic stress, many people, especially students, find themselves in need of extra financial help. Fortunately, City College provides assistance to those in need.
OK, so luck has little to do with it but through the R.I.S.E. program many students benefit from free tutoring, textbook lending and free computer access.
Emotions ran high when staff and faculty from throughout the Los Rios Community College District recently discussed their thoughts and impressions on President Obama’s inauguration. Many of the speakers relayed the sense of excitement they had experienced firsthand at the presidential inauguration.
As the world steadily depletes its reserves of oil and as the public debate over Global warming heats up, the need to go green is becoming more and more essential.
In response to the growing demand for clean industry, City College plans to soon develop new courses in the green technology field.
“It’s different in almost every aspect. The floors are better, the seating is better and the extra facilities really make good add-ons,” Astrid Lord, Business major.