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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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D'Marcus Andrus

Marine veteran writes next chapter of his music story

City College home to music evolution of D’Marcus Andrus
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist March 11, 2021
The musical origin story of D’Marcus Andrus puts him on the streets of Japan setting up flyers for underground rap shows. Hw is now president of City College's Music Club.
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City Women Rock 2019

City Women Rock event coming to City College (with video)

It is the fifth year of the annual event
Deserie Larios, Staff writer March 6, 2021
San Diego City College is hosting its 5th annual City Women Rock event on International Women’s Day. This year's theme for Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge, “From challenge comes change, so let's all choose to challenge,” a quote from the International Women's Day website.
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Lux Boreal shares interactive dance experience

Tijuana-based dance company performed at City College’s Saville Theatre before the pandemic
Christopher Tapanes, Staff Writer February 25, 2021
Tijuana-based dance company Lux Boreal, which in the past has performed at City College’s Saville Theatre, is presenting its interactive virtual experience L4B3R1NTO through tomorrow, Feb. 26.
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CalWorks puppet show

CalWorks Arts & Crafts Day brings holiday spirit to City College

CalWorks is hosting a virtual puppet show on Nov. 20
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer November 19, 2020
With many City College students isolated from friends and family during the holidays, Zoom has become the best way to bring everyone together to celebrate. 
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Halloween pumpkin

5 fun Halloween activities for 2020

Check out this list of pandemic-friendly ideas for all ages
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 16, 2020
With everything gone virtual, holidays such as Halloween are starting to look a little different this year. Check out this list of fun local events.
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City College celebrates Chicanx, Latinx leadership

Discussion explores Chingona in a different, positive connotation
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer September 21, 2020
The next event of Latinx and Chicanx Heritage Month is Redefining Leadership: Unleashing Your Inner Chingona, which will take place virtually on Sept. 21 starting at 3 p.m.
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Student Services resources

Virtual student resource fair connects City College students

City College raises awareness of all the resources available for students
Paris Hickson, Staff Writer September 17, 2020
The student resource fair will provide information about new and returning student resources from Student Services programs from City College.
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Review: ‘The Last Dance’ a winner

The documentary remembers Michael Jordan and the Bulls
Jovani Juarez, Staff Writer June 5, 2020
The documentary includes never-before-seen footage from the 1997-98 season, along with interviews with star players Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, and multiple Hall of Fame coaches and players.
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REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

The documentary showcases the victim of a broken social justice system
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.
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