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City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Ana Isabel Serrano

City student Ana Isabel Serrano leaves a tale of affirmation

President of Active Minds and labor union intern graduates with transfer to UCSD
Philip Salata, News Editor June 1, 2022
Serrano honed her curiosity while growing up in Tijuana and attending what she described as a “very Catholic high school.” “I tend to jump into taboo topics,” she said. “What don’t you want me to discover?”
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Petco Park San Diego skyline

BREAKING: Following pushback, SDCCD chancellor cancels investiture

After weeks of controversy regarding keynote speaker Alice Walker, district cancels the event
Philip Salata and Jakob McWhinney May 23, 2022
Carlos Cortez, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, announced the cancellation of his upcoming investiture event in a district-wide email sent this afternoon.
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Seranie Ruiz leads painting event

City College uses communal art to raise mental health awareness

City’s Student Health Services and Active Minds chapter turn to the arts as a way to ease students back to in-person campus life
Philip Salata, News Editor May 17, 2022
Isolation brought on by COVID-19 not only caused the majority of social opportunities on campus to dwindle, but also put pressure on students' well-being. Community art could be one way to help students assimilate to campus life.
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Maria de la Luz May discusses her story on City College campus

City College student, family struggle to navigate housing insecurity services

State-funded program "Welcome Home, City" fails to connect student with housing, exposing challenges
Philip Salata, News Editor May 2, 2022
Despite the numerous housing insecurity services offered in San Diego and at City College, the process of navigating them can often create barriers to accessing resources, which impacts individuals and families already facing adversity.
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Children playing drums at House of Music

City Times Sound keeps the rhythm going

With an all new “Ritmo Latino” and “Folk Punk Highlights” CTS treads on
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Sierra Renken April 25, 2022
Each week City Times Sound takes a plunge into all things San Diego City College. Whether it be culture, sports, or student life, CTS has one foot on campus and the other keeping rhythm to the San Diego beat at large. 
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Cast of Urinetown fights over the kidnapping of Hope

Urinetown returns to the City College stage after a two-year hiatus

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts revives its production of Urinetown, the first musical at City since 2019
Philip Salata, News Editor April 22, 2022
For those who newly joined the cast and crew of Urinetown, as well as those who returned, the staging of the musical in the Saville Theatre is a celebration that finally brings song and dance back to the public – the first musical at City since 2019.
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City Times Sound goes live for another week of radio on 88.3 HD-2 starting March 21. Hector Rivera will be featured on the CTS show Ritmo Latino. Album art from Porqué ahora? by Hector Rivera

City Times Sound unleashes an eclectic week of radio

New content by CTS gets intimate and rhythmic
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Chad Francis April 18, 2022
From an exclusive glimpse into the lives of independent content creators to a dive into San Diego’s heritage of Latin music, CTS sets the tone to ponder and groove.
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Jackie Mendoza on a payphone with toys in foreground

City Times Sound picks up the beat after spring break

After a week of hibernation CTS is back live with an all new radio line-up
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler April 4, 2022
To ease the return from spring break, City Times Sound will be setting the tempo for the week with all new material. 
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Sudan Archives in furniture store

Cruise into spring break with CTM’s local music playlist for March

This month’s playlist features the nostalgic pop of Armoire, the experimental electronic music of klurax and the melodically dissonant R&B of Sudan Archives
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 25, 2022
Spring has come. The days are longer, the nights are warmer and, at least for City College students, the coming week of vacation is a much-needed respite from the grind of classes. And from the hook-centric pop rock of Jewelry Girl to the sun-bleached ambience of Fax + Braulio to the wistful twee of Sugar World, City Times Media's put together some tracks to kick your feet up to.
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Zane Mahaytik and Mike setup microphone

City College music studio opens to the public

Community Recording Studio Night invites guests to participate in a showcase of how a professional recording studio works
Philip Salata, News Editor March 23, 2022
City’s commercial music program prepares students for the highly technical profession of studio sound engineering, but it is also made unique by Espar who puts particular attention on the collaborative and community-oriented aspect of music making.
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Braulio Lam + Simonel Endlessness album cover

City Times Sound returns with a fresh radio lineup

In its second week of spring 2022 programming City’s radio team debuts more shows to relish
Tune in to KSDS 88.3 HD-2 FM, or stream online today and every Monday through Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. If you miss the 5 p.m. broadcast, then you can tune in to a rebroadcast of the day's program at 9 p.m.
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Nhi Tat works on graphic design project

City College’s graphic design program sets sights on bachelor’s degree (with video)

Professor Sean Bacon considers the program a way to provide a usually costly education at an accessible price
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 17, 2022
For Professor Sean Bacon, part of preparing students to succeed in the field of graphic design is creating lines of communication between local employers to ensure students are getting an education that’s up to date, valuable and will allow them to easily transition from City into the workplace.
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