Melinda Henricks

Melinda Henricks

Vending at Valley Provides Cleaner Look and Better Security

Updated Vending at Valley Provides Better Security, a Cleaner Look and Different Choices. By Melinda Henricks Staff Writer The older vending machines have been replaced with new machines that have steel locking fronts to prevent vandalism, and also provide a clean stainless steel look, which better reflects the new Valley College image. First Class Vending, […]

The New Mobility

Student transportation needs indicate cost, convenience and access are priority issues By Melinda Henricks, staff writer College students are tech savvy, interested in the environment, love music and texting. However, travel statistics illustrate that time, access, and convenience currently outweigh those issues when it comes to transportation. Transportation choices with multiple options are desired by students, trends indicate. A […]

First five years last a lifetime

Valley College shows its commitment to education for all ages with degrees and certificates in early education programs. By Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer Many students either have children or are planning to have children. As the old saying goes, “it takes a village to raise a child.” Researchers now understand that there is tremendous scope for […]

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

by Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer On Veterans Day, ceremonies are held around the nation honoring veterans past and present. This is a lovely, necessary gesture as we all benefit from the honor, dedication and service of these individuals. In September, the Valley Star reported about a lack of housing for veterans at the Westwood V.A. Although […]

Green transportation is the way we have to go

Training ourselves to use rail and bus will help. by Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer The 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report which represents the consensus of the world’s leading climate scientists and was approved by member governments including the United States concluded that greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced 50 to 85 percent by […]

Vending at Valley Provides Cleaner Look and Better Security

Updated Vending at Valley Provides Better Security, a Cleaner Look and Different Choices. By Melinda Henricks Staff Writer The older vending machines have been replaced with new machines that have steel locking fronts to prevent vandalism, and also provide a clean stainless steel look, which better reflects the new Valley College image. First Class Vending, […]

The New Mobility

Student transportation needs indicate cost, convenience and access are priority issues By Melinda Henricks, staff writer College students are tech savvy, interested in the environment, love music and texting. However, travel statistics illustrate that time, access, and convenience currently outweigh those issues when it comes to transportation. Transportation choices with multiple options are desired by students, trends indicate. A […]

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

by Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer On Veterans Day, ceremonies are held around the nation honoring veterans past and present. This is a lovely, necessary gesture as we all benefit from the honor, dedication and service of these individuals. In September, the Valley Star reported about a lack of housing for veterans at the Westwood V.A. Although […]

First five years last a lifetime

Valley College shows its commitment to education for all ages with degrees and certificates in early education programs. By Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer Many students either have children or are planning to have children. As the old saying goes, “it takes a village to raise a child.” Researchers now understand that there is tremendous scope for […]

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

Veterans' progress marches on ... slowly

by Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer On Veterans Day, ceremonies are held around the nation honoring veterans past and present. This is a lovely, necessary gesture as we all benefit from the honor, dedication and service of these individuals. In September, the Valley Star reported about a lack of housing for veterans at the Westwood V.A. Although […]

Green transportation is the way we have to go

Training ourselves to use rail and bus will help. by Melinda Henricks, Staff Writer The 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report which represents the consensus of the world’s leading climate scientists and was approved by member governments including the United States concluded that greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced 50 to 85 percent by […]