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City students nominated for Emmys

Elizabeth Carson

May 20, 2013

Three RTVC students at City have been nominated for student Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter has nominated James L. Smith II, Alice Kim and Alex Miler Pastore for the Student Production, General Assignment award for three projects. “Perez Captured,” the piece by Smith and Kim was a news piece that took place...

City College president retiring

Elizabeth Carson

May 15, 2013

Terrence Burgess says he’s anxious about retirement after 42 years of working in education. Burgess started his career in education in 1971, teaching biology at Mater Dei High School. Although, teaching wasn’t always Burgess’ first choice in careers.He originally went to college to become a fishery biologist. He got his first degree, a Bachelor of Arts in biolo...

Lessons of diversity at a transgender art exhibit.

Elizabeth Carson

May 1, 2013

There is a transgender community in San Diego, and they have more to say for themselves than what has been said about them. “Visible Bodies,” an art project that features more than 30 portraits of members of the transgender community in San Diego and accompanied by captions written by the participants themselves, will be on display the entire month of May at Ar...

Cross the border, waive your rights

Elizabeth Carson

April 29, 2013

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” This is the Fourth Amendment...

A New Hope for Tuesday nights

Elizabeth Carson

April 5, 2013

Not so long ago, in a bar no so far from City College, Thumbprint Gallery hosted an art show. But this wasn’t an ordinary art show; this was a Star Wars show. "That’s No Moon; It’s an Art Show!" was held at Basic Urban Kitchen + Bar in downtown on March 5. The show featured many local San Diego artists whose pieces were influenced by Star Wars as well as a...

Teamwork overcomes

Elizabeth Carson

December 11, 2012

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We get emotional over the holidays

Robert Whaley and Elizabeth Carson

December 11, 2012

Whether it is the beginning of a beautiful lifelong partnership, or just someone to warm up your sheets with during the cold December nights, the holidays are a common time to start all kinds of relationships.So, just for the holidays let’s concentrate on the emotional side of things, because at this time of year we should at least pretend to care about  one...

Honoring new members’ academic achievements

Elizabeth Carson

December 6, 2012

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society held its induction ceremony on Nov. 30 in City College's V building theater. The organization was established in 1918 and recognized as the official International Honors Society of the two-year college in 1929. City College President Terrence Burgess spoke at the initiation, stating that PTK offers students many benefits including enhanced transfer ...

Lady Knights falter in season opener

Elizabeth Carson

December 6, 2012

The Lady Knights basketball team opened their season at home with a disappointing game on Nov. 13. After hanging close in the first half, the Knights lost their edge by allowing the Saddleback Gauchos to maintain control of the court with their strong offense. The Saddleback College women’s team showed no mercy against the Lady Knights and played like the defending champions...

DubFX says farewell to America

Elizabeth Carson

December 3, 2012

One thing is clear from the jump at a DubFX show: everybody is there to experience something more than music. At the final show on his North American tour, DubFX himself was no exception. His usual companion Flower Fairy couldn’t make it to this show, and as a result there was a much more intense and raw aspect that wasn’t present at his previous San Diego show ...

Future of open online courses

Elizabeth Carson

November 14, 2012

In a press release sent on Oct. 22, City College Chancellor Constance Carroll addressed the growing popularity of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, and the possibilities of offering them at City.  “Within the San Diego Community College District, there has already been both interest in and controversy regarding MOOCs, especially under the conditions of a gr...

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