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Class attendance should be optional

Class attendance should be optional

Julie Ramos

April 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s Monday morning and I’m suddenly awoken by the annoying sound of my alarm clock. After hitting snooze three times, I grumpily roll out of bed, brush my teeth, throw on gym clothes and sunglasses, and I head to campus with my head down and headphones blasting. Remind me again why I ever thought...

Attending class: Students’ first priority

Attending class: Students’ first priority

Kristina Martinez

September 30, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the first month back in school comes to an end, it often leads me to do some self-reflecting. How many classes have I missed so far?I can't stand missing class. As much as I would prefer to sleep in on Tuesdays and Thursdays I can't because my biology lab is waiting to start at 8 a.m.— with or without ...

Class attendance: better late than never

Enrique Raymundo

November 20, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I stand outside the door to my classroom. Everyone else is inside. I'm not. I open the door anyway.The professor stops midsentence and turns from the class to gaze at me. My fellow students stare, silently judging me. The professor smiles, venom under their lips."You're 15 minutes late." I take the w...

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