Not Just a Room

By: Jonathan Diaz, Jesus Mendez, Jesus Felix – (The Group of J’s)

ENG 101-212

Students hanging out the available space provided in the San Luis campus, 2013.

College, a place to learn and work towards your future career goals and gain social interaction experiences. The AWC which is the community college has various campuses throughout the Yuma County. The branch here in San Luis, AZ is not as big as the main campus, the lack of places to kill time, hang out with friends, or even study has an impact when most student collide in the main office. This comes into much more consideration when the high school next door brings their seniors to be freshmen to take their proper tests for their next year in college; Creating a barricade of people all around the main office lacking the space to even walk by. We strongly believe that our branch requires more areas for current students to study and socialize while remaining in campus. For example, a game room filled with air hockey or pool tables in the middle of the room and TVs mounted on the walls along with tables around the room. Or a study room where there was more than one person helping you out with every question that arises in your studies and that has the time of listening to your questions. Continue reading “Not Just a Room”


Diversity at the San Luis Learning Center

Carlos Garcia, Evelia Puente, Lucy Flores

ENG 101-211

The San Luis Learning Center on September 23, 2013.

DIVERSITY IN COLLEGE: How important is diversity on a college campus? Does it really help students or hurt them? These questions have been the topic of debate among both college students and educators for a long time. Many people feel that it is both necessary and unnecessary as well. In a constantly expanding world, some feel that the lack of diversity is hindering students from learning and preparing them for the ‘real world’. However, some students say that they feel more comfortable in environments where there are people just like them and have an easier time relating to those people as well. Being students at the San Luis Learning Center, we know what it is like to walk into school every day and be surrounded by the same group of people. Continue reading “Diversity at the San Luis Learning Center”