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City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

San Diego City College student Robert Black, 56, works on a Psychology Statistics paper on one of the many computers in the Learning Resource Center on April 30. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

No Gray Area Here

A look at the older generation of students on the way to achieving their goals at San Diego City College
Mark Elliott May 21, 2015

“We’re agents of change …” Anyone riding a San Diego trolley who has seen the plastered-on ad knows that much about San Diego City College students. There is a profile roster of world changers...

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Be it catching up with friends or on the game, the Monkey Paw provides a comfortable place to enjoy a pint. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crafting Culture

The Monkey Paw redefines
what it means to be a college bar
Mark Elliott May 19, 2015

There’s something one should know every time they look to the drafts and swirling colored chalkboard at the Monkey Paw. There’s a laboratory hidden behind those many taps. There are breakers boiling,...

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Spitting up teeth: Survival in the City

Mark Elliott May 12, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of a two-part series on City Boxing. All the time I’ve spent watching stories center in a ring, be it cartoons, boxing, MMA or Professional Wrestling,...

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Spitting up teeth: Born here in the City

Mark Elliott April 21, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on City Boxing. As mentioned in a previous installment of this column, San Diego wasn’t always a place where gyms were around nearly...

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Spitting Up Teeth: Pop! Resting on frozen peas

Mark Elliott March 10, 2015

“Alright! Elliott — E.B ... Match up!” Starting in standing position our hands shake, we circle round each other waiting for reaction, our palms slap to keep each other busy; keep each...

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Spitting Up Teeth: Rec Center Rolling

Mark Elliott February 24, 2015

This begins in a place most fighters first learn their craft. Before this sandy town by the beach had foam lined gyms around most neighborhood blocks. If it was not your dad teaching you to use that good...

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Swept Under the Rug: Solving San Diego’s Homeless Issue isn’t as Easy as it Seems

Mark Elliott May 14, 2014

They’re all around us, you’ll notice. Take a stroll after class and you’ll see them surrounding San Diego City College. Try to walk to Pokez for a bite to eat and their blue tarp and shopping-cart-made...

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