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A group including Alicia Siu, Norell Martinez, Justin Akers Chacon and others stand in front of the mural in the City College cafeteria, smiling with raised fists.

Dual event celebrating ‘50 Years of Chicana/o Studies’ at City College draws crowd

The event included a mural unveiling and documentary premiere celebrating the department at the cafeteria on May 13
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 18, 2022
The Chicana/o Studies department at San Diego City College celebrated both the premiere of a new documentary and the unveiling of the cafeteria mural on May 13, each named and dedicated to the same cause – “50 Years of Chicana/o Studies.”
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Kenneth Banks stands in front of the mural he designed in the AH Building garage at City College

Kumeyaay artist Kenneth Banks shares life experience in a new City College mural

The former City student designed the first completed mural in the AH Building garage
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 13, 2022
Amidst the buzzing lights and echoing voices of the AH Building garage, a colorful merging of past and present greets drivers heading to classes at San Diego City College. The first of the garage murals to be completed was designed by Kumeyaay artist and former City student Kenneth Banks.
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Graduates from City College in caps and gowns stand in a row at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.

City to celebrate graduates with first in-person commencement events in three years

In addition to a schoolwide ceremony at Balboa Park, there will be a variety of smaller events for City graduates on campus
San Diego City College will hold an in-person commencement ceremony for the first time in three years at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on May 26 from 5-7 p.m.
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Alfredo Diaz stands on a ladder, stretching a can toward the newly painted area of a tall cement wall of the AH Building at City.

City students invited to social justice mural kickoff today

Three murals, a student art show, and a craft sale - just in time for Mother’s Day - are all underway on campus this week
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 4, 2022
Three murals, including a geometric art piece with layers of symbolism, plus a student art show and a craft sale are all underway on campus this week, inviting student participation.
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An open laptop sitting on a table with dollar bills is shown near a graphic of a magnifying glass.

SDCCD loses over $100K to ‘bots,’ prevents more fraud with new software

The district prevented the theft of nearly $375K with detection tools, though City College lost thousands in financial aid funds, officials say
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 29, 2022
The San Diego Community College District disbursed $101,619 in aid to fraudulent student accounts in February and March and prevented another $373,854 from being stolen, according to Victor DeVore, dean of student services for the district.
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A graphic of silhouettes and floating communication devices - phones, emails and computers - and a large question mark in a thought bubble is shown

‘Very clear lack of communication’ at City College, students say

As City administrators offer suggestions on staying connected, students still struggle to find the answers they need
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 19, 2022
Students are providing personal examples of how administrators are not delivering information to students in a way that meets their needs.
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Election workers Ian (left) and Richard sit under a tent and in front of a ballot drop box in front of the registrar of voters building.

Election Day comes to the South Bay

The special election to fill Lorena Gonzalez’s seat in AD 80, home to thousands of City students, wraps up today
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 5, 2022
Today is the last day to vote in the special primary election for California Assembly District 80, which includes much of southern San Diego County and is home to thousands of City students.
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Faith Patterson (left) and Audra Dent stand by volleyball nets at Mission Beach

New volleyball coach looking to build a strong culture at City College

Audra Dent takes over the Knights’ indoor and sand teams
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist March 24, 2022
Audra Dent is back on a community college campus as head coach of the San Diego City College women’s volleyball program – both indoor and sand.
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Two outstretched hands hold what appears to be hundred dollar bills formed into a ball

Deadline tonight to apply for $1,200 grant

An email sent to City, Mesa and Miramar students offers the possibility of aid money for those who have not yet received a grant for spring semester
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
An email sent to some students of City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges on March 16 from the district stated that the colleges are offering students emergency relief grants.
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Kadee Sylla speaks to a group of students in Curran Plaza for Citys Send Silence Packing event

GALLERY: Active Minds exhibit connects students, stories and resources at City

Backpacks filled Curran Plaza for the “Send Silence Packing” event March 17 for mental health advocacy and suicide prevention
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 18, 2022
Dozens of backpacks filled Curran Plaza for an Active Minds event called “Send Silence Packing” at San Diego City College March 17.
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A portion of the mural on the cafeteria wall at City College with a girl blowing into a large conch shell

City College Chicana/o Studies mural nears completion

An entire wall of the cafeteria will soon pay homage to the birth of the department and over 50 years of student activism
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 15, 2022
The rich, bold colors on the cafeteria wall embody the spirit that birthed the Chicana/o Studies Department at San Diego City College in 1970, portraying over 50 years of campus activism. 
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City administrators, including President Ricky Shabazz pose together in front of an outdoor photo booth

City College celebrates employees’ full return to campus

Activities, food and school spirit were on display at Gorton Quad as faculty and staff enjoyed each others’ company
Kathy Archibald and Philip Salata March 8, 2022
Line dancing, Jenga and a taco lunch feast welcomed San Diego City College employees to Gorton Quad as part of “Welcome Back City! Week” on March 8.
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