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Kevin Martinez celebrates his birthday while telling his story about being a deported veteran

Documentary chronicling deported veterans stories comes to City College

The award-winning film ‘Bring Them Home’ to be screened on Feb. 22
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter February 21, 2023
San Diego City College will be screening an award-winning documentary on Feb. 22. “Bring Them Home” is a documentary telling the stories of veterans who served in the United States military only to be deported after completing their service.
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Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

REVIEW: ‘Black Panther’ sparked a cultural phenomenon

2018 film first in series of movie screenings in honor of Black History Month at San Diego City College
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist February 7, 2023
San Diego City College’s Umoja program is hosting a film viewing in honor of Black History Month every Friday in February. The series began with “Black Panther” on Feb. 3 in MS-162. The sequel “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will be screened on Feb. 10, with “42” set for Feb. 16 (due to the Lincoln Day holiday) and “King Richard” shown on Feb. 24.
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San Diego City College Professor of Fine Art Terri Hughes-Oelrich guides Miss Kumeyaay Nation 2022-2023 Priscilla Ortiz Lachappa and the crowd to view murals in the AH drive through parking garage on Jan 31, 2023. Photo by Susana Serrano/City Times

City College celebrates the Kumeyaay culture

The campus community gathers to learn about Kumeyaay history and culture
Kathryn Gray, Susana Serrano, and Shamere Grimes February 2, 2023
San Diego City College, located on unceded Kumeyaay land, hosted a land acknowledgment and celebration of local Kumeyaay people on Jan. 31, bringing students, faculty, staff and local community members together on a cloudless San Diego afternoon.
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Øogaloö by S. Mola at Quartyard

REVIEW: Øogaloö’s crossover style ‘a memorable experience’

Concert at Quartyard a night full of funk, jazz and soul
Sarah Imani Mola, Contributor December 5, 2022
Throughout the semester in the History of Music class at San Diego City College, I learned how new music developed from previous genres. For my musical review, I wanted to go to a jazz concert that had a strong influence from other genres I enjoyed.
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Imam Taha Hassane

Imam to City College: ‘I’m your neighbor’

Taha Hassane shared insight into Muslim community culture, influence
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist November 29, 2022
Students and faculty at San Diego City College had the opportunity to speak with an Imam, which is a religious leader in the Muslim culture, in an effort to learn more about the Muslim community.
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San Diego City College celebrated Dia de los Muertos at the Learning Resource Center

City College LRC celebrates Dia de Los Muertos

The Learning Resource Center hosted various activities including making paper flowers, sugar skulls and papel picado
Joel Nevarez, Multimedia Journalist November 5, 2022
The San Diego City College Learning Resource Center celebrated Dia de los Muertos on Tuesday, Nov. 1 and Wednesday, Nov. 2. 
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Lead actress, Valynsia Sims, faces off with a bear on the set of the play “Imogen Says Nothing”

REVIEW: Actress Valynsia Sims gives unforgettable performance in play “Imogen Says Nothing”

Performances continue through Nov. 5 at San Diego City College Black Box Theater
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist November 3, 2022
The Black Box Theater at San Diego City College welcomed a packed audience for the West Coast debut of “Imogen Says Nothing” earlier this month.
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Trio Gadjo performs jazz with tap dancer Claudia Gomez at San Diego City College, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2022

VIDEO: Jazz trio, tap dancer showcase talents for City College

Trio Gadjo and Claudia Gomez share European jazz style
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist November 1, 2022
Approximately 20 students and faculty gathered to listen to the European-style jazz group Trio Gadjo play their music and watch Claudia Gomez dance on a sunny afternoon in San Diego City College’s Curran Plaza on Oct. 20.
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Haunted Trails promo image

City College: Check out these 6 events happening Halloween in San Diego

There are options for all ages all over the county
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist October 31, 2022
With Halloween right around the corner and last-minute costumes drying from the hot glue gun, where students and faculty decide to celebrate the spooky holiday should be a simple task. San Diego is full of events catered to the variety of ages that make up San Diego City College’s population.
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Dog in costume

RADIO: Scholarships, Halloween and Dia de los Muertos on NRW

Listen to this week's student-produced radio show now
Staff, City Times Sound October 28, 2022
If you’re transferring next fall but worried now about paying for college, learn more about scholarships and grants for San Diego City College students. The holiday weekend is also packed with great local events.
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Actors performing Imogen Says Nothing

‘Imogen Says Nothing’ makes West Coast debut at City College

The Shakespearean-era play opens on Oct. 28
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist October 28, 2022
“Imogen Says Nothing,” a play that has only been performed by the Yale Repertory Theater, is making its way to the West Coast for the first time. 
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Community Recording Studio Night musicians

Student musicians: Deadline coming to apply to play in City College spring concert

SOUNDsation concert applications due Friday, Oct. 28
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist October 27, 2022
San Diego City College musicians have the opportunity to show off their musical talents this spring. The SOUNDsation concert will take place at Curran Plaza on Wednesday, Dec.14 from 1 to 4 p.m.
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