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SCCCD Board of Trustees Unanimously Grant Chancellor Emergency Powers

The Board of Trustees met Friday, March 13 at the Fresno City College boardroom at 5 p.m. to provide Chancellor Parnell with special powers with concerns to the spread of COVID-19.

Story By: Floritzel Garcia Hernandez, Reporter

March 16, 2020

At a 5 p.m. special meeting last Friday, the State Center Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to impart Chancellor Paul Parnell with emergency powers in light of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. With that vote, the trustees gave the chancellor the power to relocate students ...

District Saves Free Bus Pass Program, FAX Extends Routes

Story By: Hannah Lanier, News Editor

March 11, 2020

State Center Community College District Board of Trustees approved an extension of the free FAX bus pass program through the fall 2020 semester. The decision was made at the March 10 board meeting in Reedley. The Fresno City College student body and community has been under stress amidst the announceme...

ASB Card Loses FAX Bus Pass, Retains Discounts and Ram Pantry

The FAX bus pass, which has allowed students to ride for free with the purchase of an ASB card, will be discontinued at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

Story By: Floritzel Garcia Hernandez and Vicente Vasquez

January 31, 2020

An Associated Student Body ID card includes benefits such as discounts and access to the Ram Pantry but a much-touted bus pass benefit was recently suspended. As of fall 2020, the FAX bus pass offered with the FCC Associated Student Body card will be suspended due to a vote by the State Center Communit...

Spring 2020 – A Sitdown With President Goldsmith

President Carole Goldsmith sits down with the Rampage to discuss the state of the campus, Jan. 28, 2020. Goldsmith touched on enrollment, new faculty, the controversial new managers of the bookstore, and campus security after a misunderstanding prompted rumors of a possible shooting, which turned out to be unfounded.

Story By: Ben Hensley, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

Above the hustle and bustle of the beginning weeks of the spring 2020 semester at Fresno City College, Dr. Carole Goldsmith prepares herself and her staff for another semester as college president. So what is the state of the college? Goldsmith is overall confident in the success and the potential at FCC.   ...

Lola Gayles is Ready to Knock it Out of the Park, ‘But I Don’t Have a Bat’

Lola Gayles had a 3.0 before Follett Higher Education acquired the student bookstore. A faulty code and a missing textbook later, she found herself unable to pass her summer classes, putting her dream of taking over a transition house into jeopardy, Sept. 23, 2019.

Story By: Kris Hall, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Until the summer of 2019, Lola Gayles was marching steadily to achieve her goals at FCC. With a double major in drug and alcohol abuse counseling and social work, she was taking all the right classes. Her tentative graduation date was Aug. 14, 2020. That was before the bookstore privatized. “I’ve...

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