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Music classes cancelled due to low enrollment

Story By: Kevynn Gomez, Opinion Editor

September 20, 2013

Six music classes originally offered at Fresno City College this semester are no longer available. Classes such as jazz combos and advanced woodwinds were cut at the beginning of the fall 2013 semester after student demand was not sufficient enough to continue them. Some of the six classes cut were...

Budget outlook improves for FCC

Story By: Kaitlin Regan, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2013

The Fresno City College budget which was severely limited for the past six years because of budget cuts is going through what Tony Cantu, the college president, calls a “restoration.” The passage of Proposition 30 has opened new doors, translating into no cuts in course offerings or layoffs of...

Financial aid changes coming

Story By: Aidyl Molina, Reporter

September 4, 2013

Fresno City College students are facing more strict regulations for financial aid eligibility. In addition, student loan interest rates, expected to climb, are staying at a low rate and a new repayment plan option will become available this academic school year. The Interest Rate Reduction Act of...

Sequestration cuts impact Title V and FWS programs

Sequestration cuts impact Title V and FWS programs

Story By: Tomas Kassahun, Sports Editor

April 18, 2013

Fresno City College is anticipating a 5 percent reduction in federal funds as a result of the mandatory budget cuts resulting from the sequestration, said Tony Cantu, president of the college. Sequestration, the federal government’s effort to reduce the national debt, has caused a cut back on programs,...

March in March fights for higher education

March in March fights for higher education

Story By: Danielle Mehas, Rampage Reporter

March 8, 2013

Thousands of lively protesters united at the capital on the morning of Monday, March 4 to protect their higher education. Students from all the way up North in the bay, to all the way down South in San Diego came together for “March in March” which has been going on for several years now. “Mar...

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