BCC Voice http://www.bccvoice.org An information portal for students at Berkeley City College Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:57:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=205 BCC Calendar http://www.bccvoice.org/bcc-calendar-2/ http://www.bccvoice.org/bcc-calendar-2/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:36:21 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2466 The post BCC Calendar appeared first on BCC Voice.

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BERKELEY CITY COLLEGE HITS THE BIG 40 http://www.bccvoice.org/berkeley-city-college-hits-big-40-2/ http://www.bccvoice.org/berkeley-city-college-hits-big-40-2/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:32:04 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2464 No Time Like the Present: Where We Are Today This October, Berkeley City College will officially be old enough to need reading glasses, and receive a bunch of cheesy “Over the Hill” greeting cards. Friday, October 17, 2014 marks the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of Berkeley City College. Although the school is now middle […]

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Until Forever Ends http://www.bccvoice.org/forever-ends/ http://www.bccvoice.org/forever-ends/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:21:09 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2462 I’ve written letters since I was quite young and have grown fond of it. It has developed into more than correspondence; it’s a craft. Prior to college, some friends and I agreed that we’d always write. I am proud to say that the letters are still alive between us. Nevertheless, the act of letter writing […]

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GET SOME GUIDANCE: How to Make an Exit Plan http://www.bccvoice.org/get-guidance-make-exit-plan/ http://www.bccvoice.org/get-guidance-make-exit-plan/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:15:30 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2460 After six years of barely making rent at a Section 8 apartment that got passed down to you from your parents, you decided to join the ranks of college-educated society. Out of high school you were sure that you could just pass the time seating elderly couples at Olive Garden until you somehow became a […]

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Uni-Varsity Blues http://www.bccvoice.org/uni-varsity-blues/ http://www.bccvoice.org/uni-varsity-blues/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:09:04 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2458 Four-year universities certainly have their allure. The prestige, the lively student life, the big, beautiful buildings, and the alumni connections draw in countless students across the country every year. However, not all students who start out at universities stay there, and with the cost of college education increasing so dramatically in recent history, it’s not […]

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HARD TO SWALLOW: What’s in Your Supplement? http://www.bccvoice.org/hard-swallow-whats-supplement/ http://www.bccvoice.org/hard-swallow-whats-supplement/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:00:12 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2456 More than half of Americans are currently taking herbs or supplements (Park). It is widely believed that these are natural and therefore safe, but a lax regulatory system combined with bad industry practices, and a lack of knowledge by medical professionals has created a dangerous environment for consumers. Many people taking herbs do not realize […]

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GET INVOLVED: Find the Right Student Club For You http://www.bccvoice.org/get-involved-find-right-student-club/ http://www.bccvoice.org/get-involved-find-right-student-club/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:52:50 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2454 Fall is here again, and with it comes the excitement of new classes and new challenges. Every year students begin the fall semester full of hopes and dreams for the coming year, and look forward to one of the most important parts of student life: making new friends and connections. One of the easiest ways […]

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Research Internship Gives Students Opportunity to Perform Real World Research http://www.bccvoice.org/research-internship-gives-students-opportunity-perform-real-world-research/ http://www.bccvoice.org/research-internship-gives-students-opportunity-perform-real-world-research/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:33:54 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2452 Directed by Dr. Barbara Des Rochers, the CIRM internship program places selected students in labs around the Bay Area. CIRM, which stands for California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, was established in 2004 with a ballot initiative, Proposition 71, known as the California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative.   Its Wikipedia page states that it […]

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Rock At Learning With Kurzwiel 3000 http://www.bccvoice.org/rock-learning-kurzwiel-3000/ http://www.bccvoice.org/rock-learning-kurzwiel-3000/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:24:04 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2450 In Room 244, at Berkeley City College, Roberto Gonzalez can often be seen working intently to make course materials accessible for print-disabled students. As head of the Office of Alternate Media, Gonzalez brings almost twenty years of experience to BCC. “It is especially rewarding to work on something challenging that initially appears to be inaccessible […]

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We Should All Quit http://www.bccvoice.org/quit/ http://www.bccvoice.org/quit/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:13:16 +0000 http://www.bccvoice.org/?p=2447 Last spring semester, if anybody’s eyes happened to wander across Center Street, they’d see students in hoodies and flat bills submerged in smoke, directly across from the front doors of Berkeley City College. Avoiding the eyes of teachers, they would burn those last leaves of a Marlboro 27 before dashing into class. However, this fall […]

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