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Agonizing choice: attend top college?

Antonio Marquez May 11, 2016

The two hours I took to to click the "decline" button felt like an eternity of misery and tears. Since I was a kid, I always wanted to go to a university. And San Diego State University became my dream...

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Muslim leader seeks fair treatment

Antonio Marquez April 28, 2016

"We are all ultimately people at the end of the day.”That was the message delivered by Imam Taha Hassane, who spoke at City College in recent days, and other Muslims on campus.Hassane, the imam of...

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Illustration by Belinda Mendoza

My life stuck in maze

Antonio Marquez April 5, 2016

I'm a young immigrant who received a temporary permit to live and work legally in the United States.I was thrilled to receive that permit, under a federal program known simply as DACA, which I now have...

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Fans, photographers and various Star Wars characters line the entrance to Villainous Lair Comics & Gaming on Adams Avenue during Free Comic Book Day on May 2. Photo credit: Antonio Marquez

Excelsior! Fans celebrate Free Comic Day at local shops

Antonio Marquez May 12, 2015

Comic book heroes are coming to the big screens this summer, but for Comic Book Day, fans were in for a treat with free comics and lots of fun on May 2. With 30 countries and more than 2,000 comic book...

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Marvel fans eagerly await their entrance to the Marvel Experience at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Photo credit: Antonio Marquez

‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ sets up base at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Antonio Marquez March 10, 2015

The Marvel Experience made its way to San Diego and just like the movies it was a hit with fans of all ages. From Feb. 7-22 fans got the opportunity to vicariously live the lives of their favorite Marvel...

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Professor Matt Waite demonstrates the use of drones at San Diego State University March 25. Photo credit: Antonio Marquez

Drone journalism — Professor predicts that news media will soon use camera-equipped drones to report.

Antonio Marquez April 17, 2014

Drones used for capturing pictures and videos are the future of reporting, and it can all be done inexpensively according to Matt Waite. Waite, a journalism professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

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City College student and ESPN Dream Job finalist, Astrid Mendez, right, with the cast and on the set of the Jorge Ramos Y Su Banda show.  (Courtesy Photo)

City student is finalist in ESPN competition

Antonio Marquez March 28, 2014

City College student Astrid Mendez is competing for her future as a finalist in the ESPN Dream Job contest. The prize is the chance to cover the 2014 World Cup in Brazil for ESPN.Her dream to be a journalist...

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Parking fees may increase

Antonio Marquez March 28, 2014

Parking fees may increase for students beginning in the fall semester. According to ASG President Carolina Moreno, a proposition was brought up at the end of the last semester, but ASG rejected the idea...

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