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Train to Busan

REVIEW: “Train To Busan” a ride of a lifetime

South Korean film is thrilling, zombie-packed
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 29, 2020
Horror movies have had a trend of overproducing certain ideas. “Train to Busan” was the exception.
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Kingdom Hearts 3

REVIEW: Kingdom Hearts 3

This video game is ideal for Disney and action fans under stay-at-home orders
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 24, 2020
The player tries to find his friends and fight back the darkness that is destroying worlds in the finale of the Kingdom Hearts saga. 
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Pain and Glory publicity image

6 movies to watch from home

Streaming services aren't the only resource for movies -- check out the library for a catalog of great flicks
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 21, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Angel Cazares recommends movies to break up the long days at home.
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REVIEW: ‘The Invisible Man’ a must-see thriller

A haunting modern horror that proves the terror of abuse and obsession is streaming now
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer April 2, 2020
I had a chance to watch “The Invisible Man" recently and left the theater feeling terrified. Editor's note: This review contains spoilers for "The Invisible Man."
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Books in front of a closed door

8 books to (spring) break away from quarantine

As quarantine continues for City College students, reading can be a great escape
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 30, 2020
In this edition of News You Can Use, managing editor Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle shares her favorite books to read over spring break at home.
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REVIEW: Sonic: The Hedgehog dominates

The popular game was adapted to a movie with Ben Schwartz and Jim Carrey
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writter March 9, 2020
I've just recently seen "Sonic: The Hedgehog" and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. In most situations, game-based movie adaptations are unsuccessful in the box office and fall flat with the audience.
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West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

City Music, World Cultures bring acclaimed musicians to share how music has evolved
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer March 8, 2020
Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.
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The Reflection

REVIEW: ‘Effortless’ production a success at City College festival

The Festival of New Plays runs through Sunday, March 14 at the Black Box Theater
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer March 7, 2020
The Festival of New Plays introduced seven one-act plays written and performed by City College students. The challenge was to condense a solid one-act play into 10 minutes, a mission that sounds difficult but as an audience member was done well and appeared effortless.
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Everything Has Two Sides

City College students take stage for festival

The Festival of New Plays showcases student playwriting and performance
Isaac Limon, Multimedia Editor March 6, 2020
The fifth annual Festival of New Plays runs through March 14 at the Black Box Theater. Many of the seven, one-act plays were written by San Diego City College playwriting and English students and will all be performed by student actors.
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(Left to right) Michael Taylor, Brisa Johnson, Jayton Harps, and Deme Hall, discusses black excellence during the industry panel. Photo by: Elisabeth Vermeulen/City Times

Transfer and Career Center holds industry panel to discuss black excellence

Panelists discuss hardships and overcoming the challenges of being an individual of color in the workforce
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

As Black History Month commemoration continues, the Transfer and Career Center held an Industry Career Panel discussing the topic of black excellence. “It was really important for me to find representatives...

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REVIEW: Parasite

Director Bong Joon-ho’s latest film will keep you guessing
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer February 24, 2020
I just saw the four-time Oscar-winning film "Parasite" and it did not disappoint. The film is completely subtitled, which I personally liked, and follows the Kims, a poor and unemployed family that con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. 
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City College will host a film screening in commemoration of Black History Month

City College will host a film screening in commemoration of Black History Month

San Diego City College will host the second and third part of the film screening of the hit Netflix series.
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer February 21, 2020
San Diego City College will hold its second and third part of the film screening of the hit Netflix series “When They See Us” in commemoration of Black History Month. With the support of the UMOJA team and the English, counseling, and communication studies department, City College features the series, which is based on events from the April 19, 1989 Central Park jogger case.
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