Free tax assistance program at Del Mar College

Tax season is underway, and anyone whose income was lower than $60k last year can access free assistance filing their tax return by IRS-certified volunteers from now until April 15th. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has 4 locations throughout Corpus Christi and one of them is in at the Del Mar College Heritage Campus. Adelfino Palacios, a Professor of Accounting who has been employed by Del Mar since 1981, brought the VITA program here after seeing it on other college campuses. This will be the 21st year that the IRS-sponsored program will be available on the Heritage Campus. Palacios…

Public transit can help students save

One major factor that led many students to Del Mar College was its affordability. After books, supplies and daily expenses, college students could stand to save a few bucks any way they can. Included in the tuition of every Del Mar student is the ability to ride any Corpus Christi Regional Transit Authority bus with their student ID. Students have already paid their bus fare to ride what is commonly referred to as “The B.” I have been fortunate to have used some of the great public transit systems in the United States from Honolulu to New York City, Philadelphia…