Between essays and project deadlines there is really no time to cook meals. So we find ourselves in the drive-thru line, even though we just had fast food yesterday or earlier that same day. I know I am guilty of it.
High Desert Pandemic Hoop Session
On a typical pandemic Saturday morning at around 8:00 a.m., a group text goes out to waiting pick-up basketball players: “Can we hoop?” Earlier in the year when the pandemic happened, all of the parks and gyms in the High Desert were closed off. Everything changed in June.
VVC Students Weigh in on the Toxicity of Cancel Culture
With the introduction of Covid-19, it has brought many things this year. It has given a rise to one thing in particular, which is “cancel culture.” Cancel culture is defined as withdrawing support for public figures after they have done or said something objectionable or offensive. Cancel culture isn’t a new concept, but there has...
Supporting Local Small Businesses
When the world faced the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people were either laid off or lost their jobs altogether. Large businesses struggled to stay open due to the closure of most states in the US. Unemployment rates skyrocketed, and millions were left to fend for themselves.
Warhammer 40K: Apart from Mainstream Sci-Fi Universes
Warhammer 40,000, what is it? Well, it is another take on the futuristic sci-fi universes we all know and love. Substantially different from the mainstream universes, such as Star Trek and Star Wars. Rather than the diplomatic relations and wars found in those universes, Warhammer 40k is only war. Originally stemming from Warhammer Fantasy, Games...
How Busy VVC College Students Balance Life and School Work
Are you a new college student wondering how you will be able to manage work, school, family and friends? Or have you been in the college game for a while and you are adding more onto your plate?
A Post-COVID-19 Guide to VVC Hangouts
Four Key Spots for Bored Students Are you bored between or after class and have nothing to do? Well, I’m here to help you out. If you’re an outgoing person or just want to meet new friends and don’t want to leave campus, I’ve got the list for you. Here are four great places to...
Community Celebrates High School Graduation for Hard-Working Homebound Student
On May 22,2020, a local community in Apple Valley came together to celebrate a high school graduate who spent his K-12 years in his house. His teachers came to him because of his disability. He’s not able to walk and is on oxygen. The Apple Valley community came to celebrate this young graduate who has...
Former VVC Student Shares Insights About Having a Service Dog on Campus
Former Victor Valley College student, Shardae Gill, shared her insights about her experience with having a service dog on campus. A service dog has specific rights as to where they’re allowed to be in public. They can go anywhere their human handler goes.
Coffee girl meets Tonyan Coffee Roasters!
Prior to the COVID-19 confinement rules, I found another local coffee shop in the High Desert that’s worth noting. Tonyan Coffee Roasters, on Nomwaket Road in Apple Valley, is about a 13 minute drive from VVC, and the diversion is worth it.