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An introduction to summer courses

If you are still wondering what to do this summer, then you might want to consider taking summer courses. There are a variety of...

Online-only community colleges work, but only in theory

We have heard the horror stories: Students attend their local community college, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and planning to bolt after two years. Then, five years...

California increases statewide free tuition programs for community colleges

According to a press release from the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office on March 20, 2017, the CCC’s Board of Governors “approved 14...

Better access for transfers is better for the UC system

The University of California and the California Community Colleges (CCC) system have approved a collaborative effort to increase UC enrollment of community college students...

Editorial: Community colleges can contribute to California’s need for degrees

Community colleges in California have recently received approval to start running pilot programs for four-year degrees. The program will allow for community colleges to...

Editorial: Obama’s community college plan nice, but too big, too late

Issues concerning the rising tuition of higher education and how they might be mended have yet to stop floating in the air around every...

President Obama offers free community college

On Jan. 8, President Barack Obama announced a proposal that offers two years of free community college tuition to students who meet certain requirements....

Highlander Newsroom 01/14/15

This week on the Highlander Newsroom, we tackle the issue of paying for a college education. We open with how UCR students are paying...

UC regents seek to improve community college transfers to UC system

Last week’s UC regents meeting in Sacramento featured the presentation of a report examining improvements to the California community college-UC transfer pathway and the...

The plight of nontraditional students in the Inland Empire

I am a third-year transfer student who began my path to a university education at a community college. I know the importance of having...