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- AVC Burglar Still on the Loose - Jacob Handy – AVC Navigator Two burglaries on the Antelope Valley College Palmdale campus occurred last week in which multiple cell phones and wallets were stolen out of the visitors and home locker rooms. Tuesday afternoon between 4:00 and 4:45 p.m., while Antelope Valley College (AVC) was in the midst of a soccer game against Santa Monica,…Read more AVC Burglar Still on the Loose
- Raising or Lowering the Drinking Age: A Money Issue - Connie Kiester – Special to the AVC Navigator There was a rumor going around that on 2nd of August 2014, the drinking age limit in the U.S would be raised to from 21 to 25. This rumor was NOT true. If the law were to change it would mostly likely be up to each state rather…Read more Raising or Lowering the Drinking Age: A Money Issue
- Yesterday’s News – Traditional versus Modern Journalism - David Priest–AVC Navigator Changing with the times is not easy for some. While there are many who embrace new ideas, there are also those who refuse to. As a journalist of fifteen years working in the field of what has been dubbed “New Media,” the term “New” is an archaic description after more than a decade has passed. A more…Read more Yesterday’s News – Traditional versus Modern Journalism
- Writing Scholarship Offers Opportunity to Receive $1,000 - Jeff Janiszewski–AVC Navigator The Community College Public Relations Organization has announced the annual CCPRO Writing Scholarship competition. The scholarship awards two $1000 scholarships to two students who write a compelling news story. The students must write the story, pitch the it to a local community newspaper or online publication, and go on to have it published.…Read more Writing Scholarship Offers Opportunity to Receive $1,000
- Hunter Dodge Donates Gem Cart for Disabled Students - Jeff Janiszewski–AVC Navigator Antelope Valley College President Ed Knudson,Tom Fuller of Hunter Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, Tim Fuller of Hunter Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities Dr. Louis Lucero standing in front of the donated vehicle, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Wednesday, September 24 Hunter Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram generously donated a…Read more Hunter Dodge Donates Gem Cart for Disabled Students
- Show School Spirit During Homecoming Week at Antelope Valley College - Jeff Janiszewski–AVC Navigator It’s Homecoming Week at Antelope Valley College! Tuesday, Sept. 30 is Wear Your Favorite NFL or College Team Jersey Day. Wednesday, Oct. 1 is Community Day in he Library Plaza. Stop by to meet the players of the AVC football team and enjoy some music and food. Don’t forget to wear pink to support Breast…Read more Show School Spirit During Homecoming Week at Antelope Valley College
- AVC Rolls Over College of the Desert in Big Win - Zack Handy– AVC Navigator The Antelope Valley Marauders squared off against The College of the Desert Roadrunners on Saturday night, and the boys in maroon did not disappoint. The Marauders started the game with a little Sean Peyton New Orleans Saints magic. After losing the coin toss, the Marauders lined up to kick-off and Kicker…Read more AVC Rolls Over College of the Desert in Big Win
- Making the Transfer to a Four Year College - Jeff Janiszewski–AVC Navigator Many students here at Antelope Valley College intend to transfer to a four year university. For those students looking to transfer, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the many steps in the process of selecting a school and satisfying all of the requirements, while maintaining focus on their work at AVC.…Read more Making the Transfer to a Four Year College
- First Year Program Receives $500,000 Grant - Zack Handy– AVC Navigator Just after the start of the semester Antelope Valley College (AVC) received a $500,000 grant for a brand new first year program for Hispanic students. The developing program is known as the Hispanic- Serving Institutions (HSI) Program. The U.S. Department of Education is on lard and believes in this program as…Read more First Year Program Receives $500,000 Grant
- Club Rush Has Big Turnout - Zack Handy- AVC Navigator As students start to settle into campus life here in the second week of school, that means one thing: it’s time for club rush. Twelve clubs showed up at the library plaza and each hosted a table and asked fellow students for support. The turnout was good; within the first hour…Read more Club Rush Has Big Turnout
Introducing The Oasis, a campus magazine edited and designed, in large part, by the student editors of the AVC Navigator, as a part of AVC’s Journalism program. The Oasis is an annual publication highlighting the significant awards and accomplishments of Antelope Valley College students, faculty, and staff. The mission of The Oasis is to bring together information from all areas of the campus and to celebrate, as a community, what we have done and where we are going.
Antelope Valley College has a lot to offer the students and community of Antelope Valley, and it’s time to let our light shine. We are proud to introduce you to The Oasis and look forward to your contributions to our efforts next year. You may click the icon below to download a digital copy of the magazine, or find one in any of the old Examiner kiosks on campus.
We hope you enjoy this inaugural issue of The Oasis.