Experience

Math lab short on help, still open

Professor Jeff Cohen and Lauren Marner go over mathematical strategies in the Mathematics Lab.

Charles Alexander, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

For the past few months, the math lab tutors have been working harder than usual to help students, due to a shortage in staff at one of the most important positions the math department has. The math lab lost two full-time coordinators in August and has been functioning since then with two faculty...

MESA speakers gifts knowledge

Billilee Saengchalern speaks about her job as an engineer.

Malik Lawson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013

MESA Alumni Billilee Saengchalern dropped by Room SC-227 on Monday Dec. 2 with the purpose to inspire and inform current MESA students on the opportunities that could be achieved if they put MESA resources to good use. Saengchalern started off giving a little bit of her background. She was born in...

A student abroad in the U.K.

Big Ben watching over Parliament.

Sara Casey

September 11, 2013

It started as a fleeting moment and a desire to leave and go anywhere ­— also known as finals anxiety. I don’t know about any of you, but when May 1st rolls around I am in study-mode until my last exam. So among all the insanity of study guides, flashcards and last-minute projects, a friend sai...

Shave to save

Social Science professor Milton Clarke gets shaved by Karen Hernandez.

Vanessa Flores

September 11, 2013

A head-shaving event held at the end of last semester by student and cancer survivor Karen Hernandez had successful results. The event was held to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer research organization. The initial goal for the event was to raise $1,500 but it was...

Study abroad, an experience of a lifetime

Alicia Alm

September 11, 2013

Have you ever wanted to travel and experience another culture? The Study Abroad Program offers students a life-changing experience to study in another country. According to the Contra Costa Community College’s website, www.4cd.edu/ed/studyabroad, the program has been running since 1986 and p...

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