The Skyhawk View

March 2022Volume 4, Issue 11

Review: Sophie’s Café - Casual dining at its best
By Brenden Parkins
If you’re looking for a great place to eat with a fresh home-styled atmosphere, then Sophie’s Café is sure to satisfy.
Paw Brigade, Vol 2
By Joseph Magana
A comic strip by Joseph Magana
The Return of The Works
By Claudia Garcia
Keep a lookout for The Works this upcoming Fall. Previous issues of The Works are available at https://www.svcc.edu/finearts/creative-writing/the-works.html.
Student discounts are offered by many online retailers.
By Matthew Long
With just a little investigation, you can find that many different retailers offer good discounts to students.
Local boxer has eyes on gold
By Brandon Clark, Sports Reporter
This spring, local boxer Alex Mazzarisi of Sterling has his sights on gold at the upcoming Golden Gloves boxing tournament in Cicero, IL. The Golden Gloves tournament is the most revered amateur boxing tournament in the United States.
Opinion: Movie Theaters will recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Matthew Long, lifestyle reporter
With more superhero films, like Morbius and Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness and family films like Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and The Bad Guys coming out in the next few months, there is a definite hope for theaters to recover from this devastating pandemic.
The new Starbucks building site on Galena Ave, in Dixon
By Brenden Parkins
The new Starbucks building site on Galena Ave, in Dixon.
Faculty Feature: Hidden Gem at Sauk
By Rachel Brunner
Believe it or not, what some may see as just a field of tall and unruly grasses and weeds along IL Route 2 is actually a 30+ year old prairie recreation. Founded by Biology Professor Zollie Hall in the 1980s, the Sauk Prairie has been developing and expanding since the day its first seed was scattered, and now we have a diverse prairie with over 50 different plant species and numerous birds, small mammals, butterflies, bees, and other insects.
Making new connections at the Business Club
By Brenden Parkins, local news reporter
The Business Club aims to help students further their education outside the classroom and strengthen student connections with local businesses.
Many scholarships now open for applications
By Claudia Garcia
The Sauk Valley Community College foundation wants students to apply for recently opened scholarships on campus.   
Opinion: International Olympic Committee stands by the double standard
By Brandon Clark
The untainted spirit of the Olympic games has been tarnished with the stain of a double standard. What is worse is that there still has been no solid answer as to why.
Spielberg takes on West Side Story
By Gracen Harmon
Academy Award winning director, Steven Spielberg, has reimagined one of America’s beloved musicals, West Side Story.