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City College students work Comic Con 2017

July 24, 2017

For some City College students; attending Comic-Con International: 2017 – was merely a job. “There are so many people here,” said Andrew Ruthenbe...

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Former City College students win six Emmys

July 5, 2017

Two former City College students took home six Emmy awards on June 24. The 43rd Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards was held at the Sheraton San Diego...

Experts talked about life in the border region, illegal immigration, the cross-border economy, among other topics, at a panel discussion hosted by NPR at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego on May 2.

NPR hosts ‘Beyond Borders’ event in San Diego

May 2, 2017

National Public Radio presented a panel discussion focusing on the future of the US-Mexico border region on Tuesday night. The panel was moderated by...

San Diego workers and educators participate in May Day march

Shaylyn Martos, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2017

The May Day March brought 500 people onto the streets of downtown San Diego on May 1 to fight for workers rights and to stand in solidarity with what they said are marginalized groups in San Diego and the United States. The day started at San Diego City College with a Teach-In in front of the B building on Park Street. Educators and public figures from San Diego, including...

Knights men and women set to make some noise post-season

Gabe Rivera

April 11, 2017

The Knights women’s tennis team wrapped up the regular season on a high note, handling the Mesa College Olympians 8-1 on Thursday, April 6 at City College. It was the team’s sixth win in their last seven matches, bringing their record to 13-5 overall and 11-3 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. The players will compete in the PCAC  tournament this week, April 13-15, ...

Men’s tennis wins again

Darian Santana

April 11, 2017

San Diego City College Knights men’s tennis team dominated their last home game of the regular season Wednesday, April 5, against Mount San Jacinto College 9-0 making that the eighth consecutive win. The Knights have an undefeated record of 12-0 in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference and an overall record of 13-3. The Knights clinched their first Pacific Coast Athletic Con...

Make college more affordable with textbook alternatives

Joshua Nelson

April 11, 2017

It’s over halfway through the semester, and I still haven’t opened my textbooks. Even though I bought them with every intention of doing so, it just hasn’t seemed necessary. Textbooks seem to be a dying art form.  They are quickly being replaced with new information mediums.  No more are the days where in-class videos were shown by hungover teachers or substitutes. T...

I like to read

James Stevenson Jr.

April 11, 2017

In the past year, I have read three books — “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” “Dreams and Shadows” and “The Forever War.” I have also read two graphic novels: “Superman: American Alien” and “Saga.” Since childhood I have been a disciple of reading. I love the touch of a good book, feeling the pages as I turn them, and the sensation of being immersed i...

I Don’t Like to Read

Esai Melendez

April 11, 2017

The average human attention span lasts about 8.25 seconds, which is shorter than the 9-second attention span held by a goldfish. This is according to the Statistic Brain Institute. In short, people can’t pay attention for long periods of time; and that includes me, especially when it comes to reading. I’ve never been able to sit still reading a book or even something...

District still searching for new City College President

Thomas Chesy

April 11, 2017

With a self-imposed July 1 deadline looming, the San Diego Community College District says it has yet to find a permanent president for City College to replace current interim President Denise Whisenhunt. “The process is underway and we are optimistic,” says Vice Chancellor Dr. Stephanie Bulger in an April 3 email. Bulger was appointed by District Chancellor Dr. ...

New app eases MTS ticket purchases

Caleb Danielson

April 11, 2017

Those who rely on San Diego's public transit now have a new way to buy tickets and passes. On March 30, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System introduced a new mobile ticketing app, Compass Cloud. The new smartphone app, Compass Cloud, replaces the old app, mTicket. Both day-passes and monthly-passes can be purchased on the app. In addition, multiple passes can be purch...

City ASG set for personnel changes despite unopposed races

Thomas Chesy

April 11, 2017

Though the election has yet to take place, the candidate for president of City College’s Associated Student Government has almost certainly clinched his win. Ignacio Hernandez Valverde, the current ASG senate president, is running unopposed for the student government’s top position of president, and for student trustee (an honorary district position). Valverde will be r...

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