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City Times

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City Times

Life behind the screen(writer)

Longtime San Diego City College screenwriting professor Russell Redmond recalls his adventurous life in TV, cinema and education
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...

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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

Parisian born San Diego City College professor Philippe Patto shares his reactions and thoughts on the Nov. 13 Paris terror attacks
Angelica Wallingford 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 more than 132 lives. Meanwhile, 5,000 miles...

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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

Angelica Wallingford 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 away from the mic. There’s only a handful of...

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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,...

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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

Angelica Wallingford 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 shooting in Oregon on Oct. 8 in Gorton Quad. The...

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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...

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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

Eight songs to give your replay button a workout
Angelica Wallingford 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 of long study hours, tests, essays and seemingly...

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

Editor’s Note

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 is almost always associated with your neighborhood,...

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San Diego, As Told By Locals

San Diego, As Told By Locals

Inspired by VICE News, Legend magazine staffers give their take
 on the hot spots that don’t appear on travel guides or destination shows
Angelica Wallingford 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 spend a week or two here. Those are all...

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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

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief 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 games like “Snake” to spend hours playing. The...

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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...

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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...

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