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Students Struggle to Find the Perfect Summer Job

Belen Castillejos, Staff Writer

March 26, 2013

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Maintaining a job along with school and extracurricular responsibilities can be overwhelming. But with summer just a few months away, students are beginning to search for employment to pursue over the two and a half month break...

School Psychologist Helps Students Cope

Kara Gibson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2013

Filed under Features

Sometimes students who don’t have a trusted family member or best friend to confide in can feel isolated and alone. But in addition to the teachers and counselors on campus, there are two dedicated adults who are also avai...

Social Media Pages Created to Degrade and Uplift Student Body

Natalie Engel, Staff Writer

February 26, 2013

Filed under Features

Throughout first semester, several accounts that post either positive or negative comments about students have attracted attention. The sites, known as “LCC Rumors” and “LCC Shenanigans” on Twitter, and “LCC Compliments”...

Bridging the Gap Between Cultures: Students with Foreign-Born Parents Must Navigate Multiple Worlds

Devon Whitlam, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

Filed under Features

Students on campus have families from every corner of the world, from Russia to the Philippines, from Syria to England. Such families came from other countries and ended up in San Diego for a variety of reasons. Many came to America...

Teachers Reflect on Letters of Rec

Karlee Fuller, Staff Writer

December 5, 2011

Filed under Features

It’s the first quarter of the Fall semester... seniors, you know what that means! Students are running rampant asking for letters of recommendation from their teachers. However, as the chaos ensues, the teachers have their own...

NCAA Refuses to Allow Athletes to Submit Online Core Classes for Credit

Lauren Anderson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2011

Filed under Features

Online classes haven't stepped up to the plate for scholar athletes. Two weeks after school started, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) issued a new ruling that if students plan to play a sport in college,...

Cost of Applying to College Surprising Applicants

Meg Shepro, Staff Writer

December 2, 2011

Filed under Features

It’s no secret that college is expensive, but little do most families recognize how much even the application process will cost. From testing fees to tutors, testing workshops to application consultants, travel costs to college...

Helpful Websites for the College Bound

Maddy Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

December 1, 2011

Filed under Features

Naviance The school offers Naviance, which is a website that is designed for college-bound students to use to communicate their transcripts with counselors and colleges. It can also be used to help students pick colleges that might be ...

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