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The Reckless practice at one of the band members houses

MAGAZINE: New music from the South Bay emerges after pandemic

A glimpse into why new San Diego musicians are coming from south of 8
Marlena Harvey, Editor In Chief December 17, 2021
“You have to find a way of managing time between your job and your passion, and maybe that means doing a job that pays less so you have more freetime,” Fritz Fayman, guitarist in The Reckless, said.
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Actors perform the Twelfth Night on set

REVIEW: A Southern California version of Twelfth Night debuts

City’s modern take on Shakespeare now playing at the Saville Theater
Marlena Harvey, Editor In Chief November 2, 2021
Originally written in 1601, this modern take of a classic dramatic work by William Shakespeare was executed well by the students of City’s drama program. 
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Supporters of Palestinians rally

Reactions continue after AFT resolution in support of Palestinians

Critics say the resolution is antisemitic, while supporters argue criticism of Israeli policies is warranted
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 28, 2021
Reactions continue after the union that represents the teachers of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca and San Diego Community College districts approved a resolution in support of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank earlier this month.
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Malcolme Muttaqee in City College graduation robes.

San Diego City College Council meeting defers to alum’s first-hand account

Malcolme Muttaqee’s candid personal story inaugurates 2021-22 cycle of College Council meetings
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist September 21, 2021
Malcolme Muttaqee’s personal story, a candid window into his experience as a Black Muslim man growing up in San Diego, brought life to an otherwise routine College Council meeting on September 14. 
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Poll worker sits at desk

Influx of voters head to polls at City College

Recall election sends voters to the polls
Christopher Tapanes and Kathy Archibald September 14, 2021
Poll worker Yulyssah Marin, who is also a City College student, said the stream of voters had steadily increased over earlier voting days.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

San Diego officials announce record voter registration for recall

Registrar anticipates between 200,000-250,000 mail-in ballots could be submitted on Sept. 14 alone
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata September 14, 2021
Ballots are allowed to arrive up to seven days after election day and county officials project that it may take days to finalize the count.
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GALLERY: Voters decide fate of Newsom as governor

The California recall election wraps up as voters weigh in on recall
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

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Yulyssah Marin works the polls

Will City College students vote in the recall election?

City students share their experiences and thoughts on the upcoming election
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
If Newsom cannot convince more than 50% of the electorate to vote no in the recall election, the top vote-getter in the second half of the ballot will become governor.
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San Diego recall ballot

San Diego Democratic, Republican party heads weigh in on Tuesday’s recall election

The heads of the San Diego Democratic and Republican parties share why they oppose or support California’s recall vote
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
Representatives from the Democratic and Republican parties of San Diego County disagree on a myriad of issues and how to solve them. But neither has endorsed a candidate on the second question on the ballot — who should succeed Newsom as governor if he is recalled.
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The North Tower of the World Trade Center

FIRST PERSON: Coming of age in the 9/11 era (with video)

City Times multimedia journalist Philip Salata reflects on his August 2001 trip to the Twin Towers
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist September 10, 2021
In that family vacation video shot by City Times multimedia journalist Philip Salata on Aug. 30, 2001, "we can see pre-9/11 faces onto which, in retrospect, I project a kind of innocence."
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Passenger on 215 bus

8 ways to get to City College for free this month

The region is celebrating the release of PRONTO with free rides on regional public transit
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 9, 2021
City officials are offering free rides on public transit through the month of September in celebration of the launch of the region’s new fare processing system, PRONTO.
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Geology professor Anna Evashko and students discuss a classroom project which was due in 15 minutes, before presenting it to the rest of the classroom. Photo by Christopher Tapanes/CityTimes Media

City College science students, faculty face realities of returning to campus

Lab classes are among those returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2021
While the majority of students and faculty at City College’s science building agreed that in-person lab classes are essential to the learning process, others are having reservations about being back on campus.
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