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Straight A’s made me lose sight of what’s really important: having fun

Sarah A. Laver, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

If someone would have told me when I was 16 that I would be attending college by the ocean, I would have laughed in their face. Yet here I am, only now realizing just how naive I was about college, life and myself.  Col...

Get rid of the community college stigma, SBCC has plenty to offer

Caleb Severson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

“I’m just going to City College.” That was always my answer. A little robotic with a hint of self-defense in my tone.  I graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in 2018, a school known for its prestigious Engineering Academy and a reput...

Being on house arrest helped me become a better student, person

Ryan P. Cruz, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

I spent the summer on house arrest with an electronic GPS ankle monitor strapped around my leg, wondering how I got myself in this situation, and how I was going to get myself out. With no job and nowhere to go, I made the decision to...

Taking time off from school eased insecurities and clarified my goals

Bianca Ascencio, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

  Taking a semester off from school helped me get myself back on the right track.  Many of my friends went straight from high school to a four year, and are getting ready to graduate this spring.  I failed...

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