City Times

Life behind the screen(writer)

Angelica Wallingford

January 16, 2016

In the quiet corner of the first floor of the L building, students stagger out into the unusually hot September sun on their last in-class session of Introduction to Screenwriting class. Left behind was a their teacher, longtime San Diego City College professor and screenwriter Russell Redmond. “Russell is very patient, and you can gather the fact, especially when it comes...

A group of people make a combination peace sign and Eiffel Tower at the House of France in Balboa Park on Nov. 16 during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the attacks in Paris and Saint- Denis that occurred on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Richard Valentin

Paris attacks hit home

December 8, 2015

On the night of Nov. 13, one of the deadliest attacks on French soil since World War II occurred in multiple locations across Paris and Saint-Denis claiming...

Adele on the set of the music video for her lead single “Hello” in Quebec in September. Shayne Laverdiere, Adele official website

SoundBreak: Adele gives a very welcome ‘Hello’ with newest album

December 8, 2015

Four years is a long time, especially within the world of music. Most artists are lucky for their name to even be remembered after such a long period aw...

Regarded RTVF instructor dies

Angelica Wallingford

November 10, 2015

San Diego City College film professor Kathy McCurdy died on Nov. 3.“Kathy was a wealth of information,” RTVF Department Chair Laura Castaneda said via email. “She loved her students, and she loved passing on her knowledge about the film industry.”McCurdy started her career as a production assistant at the San Diego Zoo, from there worked as a production...

San Diego City College President Anthony Beebe addresses a crowd of students, faculty and staff in Gorton Quad on Oct. 8 before a moment of silence for victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon. Photo by Susan Lee, Contributor

City College stands with Umpqua

October 15, 2015

About 200 of San Diego City College’s faculty, staff and students gathered for a moment of silence for the victims of the Umpqua Community College sh...

Editorial: Prioritizing campus safety

Angelica Wallingford

October 14, 2015

On Oct. 1, Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot nine people and injured nine others in a rage-filled attack on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. With this event still very fresh in everyone’s mind, it begs the questions: What if this happens at San Diego City College? Are students, staff and faculty prepared? Is there a plan? Memories of evacuation and...

AKB48 member Haruka Shmazaki on the front cover of the TYPE-A edition of the groups' 40th single “Bokutachi wa Tatakawanai.” Official album artwork.

SoundBreak: Heavy Rotation

May 22, 2015

The spring semester is over and summer is just around the corner, no matter how gloomy it may look outside. Time to sit back and relax after a semester...

Editor’s Note

Legend Magazine Editor-in-Chief Angelica Wallingford in the Arts & Humanities/Business Technology Quad on May 14. Photo credit: David Pradel

Angelica Wallingford

May 21, 2015

Dear readers, Hunched over my computer looking through edit after edit of this issue, I noticed one common theme within all the stories: community. Community...

San Diego, As Told By Locals

San Diego, As Told By Locals

May 21, 2015

San Diego has been covered by almost every travel show imaginable. There have been guides upon guides writing about where to and what to see while vacationers...

A screen capture shows the Live Show selection for the mobile rhythm game “Love Live! School Idol Festival,” where players can choose either an  A-side or B-side song from school idol group μ’s (“Muse”) to play through, as well as the difficulty. Photo credit: Angelica Wallingford

Take gaming on-the-go

May 12, 2015

The smartphone as we know it has changed. So long are the days where our cell phones had just the basics such as calling and texting or having minimalist...

Digital Journalism program receives special honors

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2015

San Diego City College’s Digital Journalism program recently received awards for the publications City Times and Legend magazine from the American Scholastic Press Association and the Journalism Association of Community Colleges state conference. The Radio/Television/Film program's “Newscene” broadcast also received honors from the Journalism Association of Community...

Cell phone thefts reported at ECC

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2015

At least three incidents of cell phone theft have been reported at the Education Cultural Complex, according to a Safety Alert issued by the San Diego Community College District Police Department. The suspects who campus police believe are responsible for the thefts on campus are described as one African-American juvenile and two Hispanic adult males. All three suspects...

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