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Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Graphic by Rolando Ortiz, City Times
Christopher Handloser May 20, 2014

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent of the electorate giving their say. City College’s latest...

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District veteran to lead City

Dr. Beebe will continue at City College with his policy of holding open office hours, just as any other professor would.  He prefers the “walk and talk,” as he calls it. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser
Christopher Handloser May 15, 2014

From growing up wanting to be a firefighter to becoming the new president of San Diego City College, Dr. Anthony Beebe’s path has been one of enlightenment through education. Since 2006, Beebe, 57,...

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The Invigilator — We the people do not need militarized regulation

The east is mostly privately owned land, but in the west, much of what were public lands have been purchased or protected by the federal government.  (Courtesy graphic)
Christopher Handloser May 1, 2014

About 80 miles east of Las Vegas, there is a conservation effort gone horribly wrong. The decades-old conflict between the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and a family of ranchers named Bundy,...

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Kathy McGinnis is back, on administrative duties

Kathy McGinnis is back on campus on administrative duties and City College is waiting for a report from the PCAC on a volleyball eligibility violation.  (Courtesy photo)
Christopher Handloser April 30, 2014

The Dean of Athletics, Kathy McGinnis, has been temporarily reassigned to administrative duties pending an investigation into a violation of eligibility of a men's volleyball athlete.She was escorted off...

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‘Meb’ than the rest

American Meb Keflezighi wins the 118th Boston Marathon, a year after deadly bombings, near the Marathon finish line in Boston, Monday, April 21, 2014. Keflezighi is the first American male to win since 1983. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/MCT)
Christopher Handloser April 30, 2014

On April 21, Meb Keflezighi, 38, became the first American male since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. Prior to that day, however, he was already an incredible influence on City College – as a former...

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City set to share music and poetry for May Day

Official promotional materials
Christopher Handloser April 28, 2014

The first of May is observed by many as an international worker’s holiday, often coupled with parades and celebrations in several cultures. For City College students, this year’s “May Day” will...

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Athletic director temporarily off the job

Dean of Health, Exercise Science and Athletics Kathy McGinnis at her office in 2013. Photo credit: Mary Watson
Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

(Story updated as of April 23) City College Dean of Instruction Randy Barnes is temporarily leading the City College Athletic Department as of Wednesday, April 16. The reason Dean Kathy McGinnis is...

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President search is down to two

Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

After almost four months of rigorous screening, the San Diego Community College President Search Committee, in conjunction with district Chancellor Constance Carroll, recently narrowed it down to two candidates...

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Women’s badminton shuttles to victory

Sophomore star Darby Duprat is helping the Knights women's badminton team try to regain the state championship title they last won in 2012. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

During a current tour of the Harry P. West gym at City College, one may notice an intense network of white lines covering two of the basketball courts. That’s because these days, instead of hoop dreamers,...

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City runs for health

Students, staff and faculty during the 2K Fun Run on March 13 in the Gorton Quad. Photo credit: Joe Kendall
Christopher Handloser March 27, 2014

The “Step Up to Live Well” campaign committee took another step forward this month, hosting their second campus 2K Fun Run on March 13 as a part of nutrition month. In the first year as a part...

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Summer classes return

Photo credit: Rolando Ortiz
Christopher Handloser March 26, 2014

Summer classes are returning to the San Diego Community College District for 2014. More than 400 classes will be available for City College students and the schedule will be available April 15. There will...

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The Invigilator – No hiding behind the shield

Illustration by Michele Suthers
Christopher Handloser March 25, 2014

Joe Public used to be equal with the law in the US. Everyone funded their aptly-named peace officers and in return trusted them to serve by protecting. This symbiosis was legally outlined and happily adhered...

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