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LEGEND: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, Newcene
Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

Joe Biden mask mandate
President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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LEGEND: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Kamala Harris hugs girl
Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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City Times EIC finds a new outlook amid near-constant change

Diangela Veras and Vicky Pineda
Pineda wrapped up her fourth and final semester with the City Times on Dec. 14
Will Mauriz, Contributor December 23, 2020
In the past nine months, City Times Editor-in-Chief Vicky Pineda has seen her situation change plenty. But so has her outlook.
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LEGEND: Holidays can still be celebrated from home

Happy holidays
City Times offers students a pandemic-friendly, practical guide for holiday celebrations
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
With San Diego moving to the purple tier, California’s strictest level, many students and families are wondering how to quarantine efficiently during the holiday season. City Times offers activities you can still do safely and at a distance during the pandemic.
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LEGEND: City College photo professor making best with dark (class)room

Dave Eichinger
Dave Eichinger overcoming challenges of teaching photography classes remotely during the pandemic
Brittney Gray, Contributor December 18, 2020
The darkroom may be closed, but San Diego City College students are still learning the methods of photography with Dave Eichinger, a professor of photography for 16 years.
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City College student-athletes sidelined during pandemic

Cristian Penaloza
The closure of campus means college sports are on hold
Joel Nevarez, Contributor December 15, 2020
Cristian Penaloza got up early as he was ready for his first day of college this past August. The only problem is that it was behind a computer screen. 
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VIDEO: COVID-19 makes history in 2020

Sofia Burke
The pandemic is the top news story of the year
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 11, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the entire world since its first confirmed case in the United States on January 21, 2020. The pandemic was selected as the top news story of the year.
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SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

SDSU
Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Wilma Wooten
Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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5 tips for coping with election-related stress, anxiety

coping with stress
Suggestions came from this week's ASG Post-Election Forum
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020
The San Diego City College Associated Student Government with City College President Ricky Shabazz hosted a post-election forum, in which they shared tips and resources on how to cope with stress during this time. 
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VIDEO: Biden breaks record with most votes won

Obama and Biden
Biden leads Donald Trump in the race to 270
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
As the results of the 2020 presidential election continue to come in on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden broke former President Barack Obama’s record for most votes counted in the United States presidential election.
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