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City Times

Rachel Karalnik stands in front of skyscraper buildings in New York City while holding a camera.

City College student headed to top-ranking Chapman for film

After multiple rejections, Rachel Karalnik achieves her dream and exemplifies the power of perseverance
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief June 1, 2022
Rachel Karalnik was graduating high school in Brooklyn in 2019 with dreams of heading to film school in California. Then the rejection letters came one after another.
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Artist Bhavna Mehta demonstrates cut paper art and printmaking to a group of people.

‘Printmaking’ event explores cut paper and ink

Artist Bhavna Mehta guides City students through a process of experimentation during the World Cultures event
Kathryn Gray and Kathy Archibald April 15, 2022
Bhavna Mehta, who predominantly creates designs using cut paper and embroidery, presented and created alongside attendees at the World Cultures event “Printmaking” on April 13 at San Diego City College.
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San Diego City College center Drew Cisse holds the basketball

City College men win postseason opener

Knights get past Long Beach City College to advance to the third round of the Southern California regional
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist March 4, 2022
The fourth-ranked San Diego City College men’s basketball team is moving on to the third round of the Southern California Regional after a dominant performance over No. 20 Long Beach City College, 88-72, on March 3.
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Chicken and rice wrapped in a tortilla on a white plate.

VIDEO: Fast and easy Chicken and Rice burrito for #citycookingchallenge

Host Susana Serrano transforms City College’s Hunger Action Day ingredients into a delicious and healthy chicken and rice burrito.
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist March 3, 2022
San Diego City College partnered up with the San Diego Food Bank for Hunger Action Day. Social distancing guidelines, including mask use requirements and a safe walk-up option, were in place for all volunteers and attendees of the event.  Along with the donated food, City also provided bags of toiletries containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, deodorant, soap and condoms.
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People gather in a line at the San Diego City College A building patio

Campus comes alive at Soul Food Celebration

City College community gathers to celebrate Black History Month
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2022
Smells of fried chicken and gumbo wafted through campus enticing people to gather at the patio of the San Diego City College A building where students, faculty and staff shared soul food in celebration of Black History Month coming to a close.
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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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Romelia Turner speaking with her hands clasped in front of her is speaking to attendees on Zoom

‘Hidden Figures’ film screening sparks discussion about injustice, progress

City College Black Film Friday events shine spotlight on Black history through cinema
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief February 18, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego City College hosted a screening and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 17 on Zoom for Black Film Friday.
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Josh Williams

Knights men rally to beat MiraCosta at the buzzer

The victory -- City's 13th straight -- clinches the conference championship
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist February 18, 2022
Jonathan Ogugua’s game-winning jumper as time expired helped San Diego City College win, 75-73, over MiraCosta, extending its run of victories and also clinching the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship.
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A dessert crumble made with pears and oatmeal sits on a cream colored eating plate

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge serves up crunchy and sweet pear cobbler for Valentine’s Day

Host Susana Serrano turns her Hunger Action goods into a bakery-worthy dessert
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 14, 2022
In this week's #citycookingchallenge, Susana Serrano shows how any romantic can make a fast and delicious Valentine’s Day dish on a budget.
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Author, poet and educator Latorial Faison holds up her trilogy of books “28 Days of Poetry Celebrating Black History

Poet, author and educator Latorial Faison presents her life and work at City College

One of a series of Cultural Noire Performing Arts Company events presented in partnership with San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 10, 2022
Growing up in the small town of Cortland in South Hampton County Virginia, the site of a rebellion of enslaved people led by preacher and slave Nat Turner in 1831, Latorial Faison remembers Black History as a part of her daily life. Poet, author, performer, educator, mother, military spouse and much more, Faison uses moments from her own life to teach others.
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Author Malcolme Muttaqee stands as he reads a book to students seated outside.

City College celebrates Black History Month throughout February

Activities range from workshops and webinars to events and keynotes
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 7, 2022
San Diego City College is highlighting the contributions and experiences of Black communities with speakers, events, workshops and webinars covering music, film, mental health, financial planning and even acrobatics this February.  
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Heriberto Gerardo Gutierrez

City Times Media highlights its most-read stories of 2021

As the year comes to an end, City College student media staff took a moment to look back
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor December 20, 2021
From covering the impact of Covid-19 on the San Diego City College Community to major leadership changes in the San Diego Community College District, City Times Media brought breaking news to readers throughout the year.
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