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    By Dianne Anderson Almost by definition, the name Lois Carson is synonymous with boundless energy from a lifetime of community service, and she was widely admired for finesse in dealing with hard to sway politicians all the way to Capitol Hill. They always came around to her vision. Wilmer Amina Carter said Ms. Carson was ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Life just got easier with a new mobile app that allows students to access almost anything they need to get ready to enter colleges and universities. Frederick Jones, who graduated from San Bernardino Valley College earlier this year, said the app is a breakthrough to help schools work with counselors to reach ...
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    by Dianne Anderson For students who love music, the beat may prove a quicker study than what they’ve been missing in traditional classes or textbooks. To the 120 students of CHORDS Enrichment Program, words and music are almost the same. “A lot of kids don’t know how to write an essay, but if you tell ...
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    By Dianne Anderson College students, sometimes called starving students, are known to subsist on ramen noodles, which is bad enough for individuals, but not enough for students with children. During this COVID economy, local campuses are preparing for increased food demand as the holidays draw near. Dr. Raymond Carlos, director of student life at San ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local student Narishia Laye hasn’t had a lot of extra time on her hands since the pandemic started, even as many of her peers became unemployed. As an essential worker, her hours increased through the crisis, making the big challenge of the past two months has been time management, swinging six classes ...
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    The San Bernardino Valley College graduating class of 2020 will be long admired for their staying power and a good attitude, even in the hard times as they gear up for their virtual commencement. Those that stayed the course through the struggle are now reaping their reward. TaQuera Evans, 23, is one of them. Next ...
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    Umoja Tumaini is reaching out to all who need extra help with their classes at San Bernardino Valley College, such as English and Math, or they can just drop in for encouragement in these high-stress times. Frederick Jones, president of the Umoja Tumaini club on campus, said when they first launched their Virtual Study Corner ...
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    Students and the entire community are invited to celebrate a great mashup of cultural reflections on racial justice, civil rights, historically inspired entertainment and other full-flavored festivities. It’s all going down at San Bernardino Valley College. On Tuesday, February 18 from noon to 2:00 p.m., Umoja-Tumaini hosts its Mac & Cheese Throw Down cooking competition. ...
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    LaToya Scott may have been a late bloomer, but once she started on her academic journey at San Bernardino Valley College, she didn’t look back and gave it her all to succeed. As a single mom, Scott was facing many stressful personal obstacles. She reached out for help at the campus CalWORKs office. “All the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Nothing puts a damper on the holiday spirit like paying hundreds of dollars for big traffic tickets or grappling with a court failure to appear. That and more of life’s hard knocks legal problems will be handled at the upcoming Legal Clinic to be held at San Bernardino Valley College. “That is ...