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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 school to attend because I had the opportunity to visit the campus and imagine what I could achieve there.It made sense to me: I attended San Diego High School, San Diego City C...

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 the Islamic Center of San Diego, gave an overview of Islam and its practices and the history of Muslims in the United States. He stressed that Muslims share many of the conc...

Illustration by Belinda Mendoza

My life stuck in maze

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...

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

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...

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

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 vicari...

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.

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 ...

City student is finalist in ESPN competition

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)

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 Worl...

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 because there was not enough time to notify students about the increase “The reason why I am bringing this up now, is because I wouldn’t doubt the possibility of...

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