Foundation strives to fund City College

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In this time of drastic and painful budget cuts to the California community college system, it’s hard to see any sort of optimism for City College and public education.

Modesto college cuts journalism

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Modesto Junior College administration’s drastic cuts to several popular programs, including the elimination of the entire mass communications department, are at best driven by hopeless ignorance and at worst designed to silence student voices at the school.

HARTS program extends help to homeless students

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At the beginning of every month Chris Shaeffer, director of the Homeless At Risk Transitional Students Program, and lab aid Tina Esquer hand out Muni fast passes at a reduced cost of $20 to students who are homeless, living in transitional homes and on parole.

CA commission takes aim at state pensions

A report recommending California to overhaul its public pension system released by an independent state oversight agency on Feb. 24 could propel the state into a series of labor and union struggles similar to those happening in Wisconsin.