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Leading the Knights down court

Men's basketball Head Coach Mitch Charlens keeps the Knights winning for more than a decade
Franchesca Walker January 16, 2016

Experiencing a men’s basketball game in the Harry West Gym is exhilarating mixed with excitement as the team plays at a fast pace. It’s almost impossible to keep a steady eye on the ball as it travels...

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Innovative instructor to retire

Longtime San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson sitting in Gorton Quad on Nov. 6. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson wraps up her final semester
Franchesca Walker November 12, 2015

Imagine you’re living in the 1980s and you see Michael Jackson moon walking and doing other innovative dance moves in a music video on MTV. Fascinated by Jackson’s dances, you hit up some local dance...

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Knights triumph over Spartans

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Franchesca Walker October 16, 2015

The men’s soccer team triumphed in their first home game win of the season against MiraCosta College (3-2) on Oct. 9. Although the Knights took the gold for the game, they had a slow pace during the...

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Memories on paperback

 “Foster Girl, A Memoir,” official image.
Georgette Todd opens up about her book “Foster Girl, A Memoir”
Franchesca Walker May 22, 2015

Memoirs are often groundbreaking books that dive deep into an author's life that discuss many aspects such as adversity, triumph, and pain. Georgette Todd, City College student and author of “Foster...

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Lyrics to Inspire the Youth

Cory Markiest. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao
Franchesca Walker and Richard Lomibao May 19, 2015

Cory Markiest waits on a ledge area of the rooftop of a parking structure eager to begin production for a "One Shot" video submission. A joking argument about constellations arises between Cory and Jake...

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The first mile of marathon Meb

2014 Boston Marathon winner,  Meb Keflezighi tells the story of when he first started running in junior high on May 7 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel
Franchesca Walker and David Pradel May 12, 2015

“One day I saw people running, and thought why are those people running? They’re crazy. They’re not chasing anything (like in) soccer. … That was the first time I was introduced to running.” As...

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Fantastique fashion hits the campus

Patricia Law, costume designer and lab technician for ceramics, browses clothing during Fantastique’s $1 sale. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor May 12, 2015

In a small space centered on the second floor the Business Technology building stands Fantastique. Run by student interns, the boutique houses business attire, accessories and books that are all donated....

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Knights badminton team wins the SoCal Title after defeating Pasadena College

During the first round of the doubles matches, sophomore Trinh Lang reaches out to hit the birdie on April 29 against Pasadena College. The Knights went on to beat the Lancers 11-10 in the Southern California playoff match held at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor May 5, 2015

In a nerve-wracking game against Pasadena College, the San Diego City College badminton team narrowly defeated the Lancers 11-10 and once again were named the Southern California Champions on April 29. In...

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Badminton team defeats Mesa College and clinches PCAC title

Sophomore Gina Niph reaches for the birdie during the second round of the doubles match against Mesa College on April 22 at the Harry West Gym. The Knights went on to win, 17-4 and clinched their fourth straight PCAC title. Photo credit: David Pradel
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 26, 2015

The women's badminton team clinched their fourth straight Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship title after beating Mesa College 17-4 on April 22 and remain undefeated with a 5-0 season record. The...

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Students stand up in VAMP show

Student Jesimarie Rodriguez recites a written monologue at VAMP on March 26 along with eight other students. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

Surrounded by street art painted by local artists, nine City College students told powerful stories that changed each of their lives at the SILO in Makers Quarter on March 26. Titled VAMP (Visual/Audio...

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Creating art through the spray can

Chor Boogie works on his latest installment “Bloom Bash” for the San Diego Museum of Art. He repeatedly spray paints a blend of floral colors onto several large canvases on April 7. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao
Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

Artist Chor Boogie is no stranger to color. If you’re familiar with his art, you can identify the wide spectrum of colors that come together on his murals which have been seen across the globe. From...

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In Yeezus we trust

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

The hype centered around the musician turned designer Kanye West is endless as new stories develop about him within the hour. There's news coverage about his every move and what he says, specifically about...

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