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June 6, 2007
When students return to campus this fall, smoking will be banned on the Golden West College campus everywhere except the parking lot. To signify the new nonsmoking policy, college officials plan to encircle the campus with a painted green line. "I think it's on pace with what's happening in a number of public buildings and public spaces," college President Wes Bryan said. "We want to make the first year to be educational and not in any way punitive. It gives emphasis to reinforcing a healthy environment.
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NEWS
By Britney Barnes | April 22, 2010
Officials plan to hold a self-defense training class today following the March kidnapping and rape of a Golden West College student. The Huntington Beach Police Department and Golden West are hosting two self-defense and awareness training classes in response to the on-campus crime. ?This is a problem that affected our city as well as other cities,? said Nilda Patino de Berndt, community relations specialist for the Police Department. The college contacted the department after a student was kidnapped on campus and sexually assaulted.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2008
It?s hard to look around without seeing the work of a graphic designer. From your box of cereal in the morning to the billboards you see on the way to work, artistic design permeates every level of our culture. After all, someone has to design the packaging we wrap our products in. Corporate logos can?t create themselves. Websites must come from somewhere, right? Every page of every magazine or newspaper you?ve ever read is thanks in part to a graphic artist. ?Every industry on this planet is touched by us,?
SPORTS
By Matt Szabo | November 26, 2009
HUNTINGTON BEACH — The members of the Golden West College men’s water polo team came, they saw and they conquered. Then, they hung around and cheered as their female counterparts did the same thing. It was a special day Saturday for Rustlers aquatics, as the men and women both captured titles at the California Community College Athletic Assn. State Championships at Golden West. Both Rustlers squads took down Long Beach City College for the title. The men won, 7-5, while the women took a 6-5 decision.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Britney Barnes | September 24, 2009
Exploring the nature of memory, examining how and what a person remembers, might sound daunting for some, but Kate Buckley chose it as the theme for her second book of poems. The collection looks at how memory can heal and “lead us through the dark valley of loss to love.” “I envisioned the book as a journey for readers to examine their own humanity,” Buckley said. The Laguna Beach resident will debut her second collection of poems, “Follow Me Down,” at 8 p.m. Friday at Golden West College.
NEWS
By Britney Barnes, britney.barnes@latimes.com | June 16, 2010
Huntington Beach will soon have the first Boys & Girls Club in the state on a college campus. The Huntington Valley Boys & Girls Club held a Construction Celebration on June 10 on a child-development preschool at Golden West College. The Boys & Girls Club already held its ground breaking ceremony on the project in April, but it took longer than expected to actually dig into the ground, said Tanya Hoxsie, the chief executive of the Huntington Valley Boys & Girls Club. The new facility will replace the existing child development center on a 3-acre portion of Golden West College at 15744 Goldenwest St. The facility is the first of three phases of the organization's $7-million Building Dreams campaign, which will eventually bring a gymnasium and two-story Boys & Girls Club to the campus.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 11, 2007
Two local colleges are showing off their students' best work, as both Golden West College and Coastline Community College unveil their year-end student exhibitions in Huntington Beach. To view the second place painting click here For Coastline College, it will be the first such show in four years. The closure of the college's previous gallery in Costa Mesa kept students from being able to show their work at school, drawing and painting professor Lynn Torrini said. "You could have gotten a whole college education without being in one student exhibition," she said.
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