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A man of his spoken word

Nianda Speaks has been writing poetry since he was 13 but now channels his education into intuitive spoken word. (Courtesy photo)

Essence Mcconnell

May 19, 2014

Mulemvo Nianda’s words are backed by love, his thoughts backed by emotion and his ideas backed by his confidence in this generation to come together...

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch exposed

May 3, 2014

Word’s traveling fast about the documentary “Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” The release is raising awareness about the harsh...

New website tracks Prop. 30 spending

Essence Mcconnell

May 2, 2014

Ever wonder where your tax dollars go? California Controller John Chiang approved a new website earlier this month that allows the public to keep track of the money generated by Proposition 30. This new website, trackprop30.ca.gov, allows its viewers to track where every dollar raised for education is being allocated, how and why it will be spent, and whether or not they mon...

Students participate in the yoga class for Step Up to Live Well. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Step Up to Live Well promotes campus fitness through yoga

April 17, 2014

More than 30 yoga students and non-students exercised to demonstrate and promote fitness. “Yoga For Everyone” was part of City CollegeR...

AIDS awareness at City — A City College student shares her personal story about being born and living with the illness.

Essence Mcconnell

April 16, 2014

When Kalee Garland heard her teacher explain to students that they would never meet anyone with AIDS, she knew it was time to speak out. National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day brought Garland, a City College student to speak, inform and break stigmas about the illness on April 10. Garland made it a personal goal to share her story. She learned she was born with AIDS ...

‘Jazz Live’ rings true

On March 11, Joe Garrison and Night People performed in the Saville Theatre. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Essence Mcconnell

March 27, 2014

Local radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM aired live music from Joe Garrison and Night People in front of an audience on Tuesday, March 11 at the Saville ...

Beat boxer wins $400

First place winner Luis Iturbide performing his original beat boxing piece. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Essence Mcconnell

March 26, 2014

Luis Iturbide won over the judges at this year’s talent show,”Ain’t No Stopping Us Now,” with his original beatbox set where he ...

Where to file taxes for free

Essence Mcconnell

March 13, 2014

Taxes are around the corner and as students, most of us qualify for a tax break. MyFreeTaxes is dedicated to helping individuals and low-income families save money when filing. MyFreeTaxes provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing. This is a useful tool for students (and their families) to receive the most out of their tax returns. To use this service, a f...

Divide us and we’ll conquer.

Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Essence Mcconnell

March 12, 2014

Better start rethinking that California-shaped tattoo you wanted to get over Spring Break. A petition has been launched to split California into six, sep...

Films shine at 21st annual San Diego Latino Film Festival

Essence Mcconnell

March 12, 2014

Ethan van Thillo, founder of the Latino Film Festival, visited City College Tuesday afternoon to introduce students to the schedule of films for the 21st annual San Diego Latino Film Festival.Thillo opened the lecture with a introduction to the birth of the film festival, which he first started as a student at UC Santa Cruz as a final project for his Chicano's studies class....

hART Lounge is located on 734 Park Blvd. They offer different choices for students and it is relatively close to City College campus.Photo credit: Essence Mcconnell

Lounge has heart for student engagement

February 27, 2014

The owners of a hookah lounge near City College want to offer more than a place to smoke, have coffee and eat. They want to encourage civic engagement a...

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