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Album art of Ella Fitzgerald

City College students review, recommend selection of jazz albums

Appreciation of jazz through the ears of City students
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist December 17, 2021
Each semester, the students of professor Michael Espar’s jazz history class are assigned to review a jazz release. We’ve gathered some of the best of this semester’s reviews together. They range from classic jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald to the new sound of contemporary jazz of Orin Evans.
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Makeda Dread Profile

WorldBeat Center’s founder connects with the community after the pandemic

A journey into Makeda Dread's life and her impact on San Diego
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist December 2, 2021
Supporting and organizing reggae concerts since 1980, Cheatom has produced 39 annual music festivals, although as we all know with COVID-19 came the closing of music venues and cultural centers and with that WBCC closed from March, 2020 until its recent reopening in September.
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Subirs Maya Ramirez and Alexa Gonzalez

Subir Dreamer Resource Center reopens to in-person visits

The center is seeking to regain student engagement while returning from the pandemic
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist November 12, 2021
The Subir Dreamer Resource Center hopes to draw students back and regain their engagement now that it offers in-person visits for the first time since the pandemic shutdown in 2020.
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Executive Director at Mundo Gardens, Janice Luna (right), Administrative Technician for the School of MSNE, Cecilia Thibeault (center)  and Administrative Assistance for the School of MSNE, Zenia Torres (left), share a cup of coffee at ‘Cafe con Colegas’ on Oct. 7. Photo by Aldo Ramirez/City Times Media

San Diego City College celebrates $5 million HSI grant

City College is among the 33 California Hispanic-serving institution designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 12, 2021
To celebrate Hispanic, Latinx, Chicanx and Indigenous Heritage Month, San Diego City College organized “Café con Colegas” on Oct. 7, an event sponsored by the School of Mathematics, Sciences, and Nursing Education with the purpose to connect with students and inform more about City College as an HSI.
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