Tag: COC

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My Generation, My Fight

By Monica T. Rodriguez Upon visiting Thailand, Breezy Thomson’s eyes were opened for the first time. “Through the two week trip I was exposed to [ZOE] mission” to rescue children…

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Students take COC classes while in high school

“Who are those little kids?” It’s a question that COC students occasionally ask as they walk by a group of kids who look too young to be on campus taking classes. However, these students are anywhere from 13-18 years old, attend a high school tucked away in the University Center and, according to one study, are among the highest-performing students at COC.

News / by Aaron Lanuza -

Beating Suicide In Santa Clarita

Suicide is a silent killer in the US but the resources are becoming more available to those who reach out. “Suicide is a preventable public health problem and a leading…

News / by Jamie Broadway -

EOPS can help pay for college

With the cost of higher learning trending upward, the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) office at COC can help offset some of those out of pocket expenses.

News / by Laura Pichler -

Far from home with mixed emotions

The number of international students at College of the Canyons keeps growing. Laura Pichler got a chance to sit down wit Sae Kikuchi from Japan and Mirza Dawood Baig from Saudi Arabia

Feature / by Stevie Leonard -

Got water?

It’s no secret that the recent drought has hit California hard, especially here in Santa Clarita. With little sign of rain, residents have once again prepared for the upcoming drought season.

News / by Kimberly Pressler -

Too many students, too little parking

Imagine a daily commute to work with a parking spot search much like Christmas time at the mall. Circling the parking lots, aggressive drivers and the car stalking of strangers in hopes of snagging their parking spot. This scenario may seem all too familiar because it’s an everyday reality for the 12,000 COC students fighting for one of only 3,600 available spaces.

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COC dives into Spring

The College of the Canyons Spring Board Diving Team is looking for full-time students who are interested in learning and improving their spring board diving skills to take a step forward and join the team this Spring Semester.

Opinion / by Felisa Cardenas -

Opinion: College Voters

People say that the youth vote is our future. So the question is, how much do our local youth actually know about the upcoming election and politics?