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‘I Am Done,’ Bookstore Privatization Outrages College Community

The Board of Trustees voted to privatize the student bookstore in July. The transition was a messy one. Empty shelves and incorrect, nonrefundable codes plague students well into week six of an 18 week semester. Illustration by Kevin Rodriguez.

Story By: Hannah Lanier, Patrick Henslee, and Avery Johnston

September 25, 2019

“The bookstore failed the students.” “I am overall VERY displeased with the delays in obtaining books this fall.” “I am struggling in more than one class because of a lack of textbook/scantron.” These statements, drawn from anonymous students’ responses to the Fresno City College...

Foster Youth Provided Hopes for Their Educational Future Through NextUp

Former foster youth Smoky Rith, Soukii Rith, and Paul Areyen with their NextUp coordinator Veronica Salmeron-Sosa at the debut of “NextUp Photo Voice Project: Through Our Eyes,” an EOPS project geared at highlighting their student perspective through photography, Thursday, March 21, 2019 in ST 103.

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

March 26, 2019

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services debuted, “NextUp Photo Voice Project: Through Our Eyes,” on Thursday, March 21 from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in ST 103. NextUp is a support service that provides current or former foster youth in the EOPS program with resources to succeed academically. Veronica...

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