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Humberto Gurmilan speaks to a crowd while presenting a grant on stage of Walk and Roll San Diego

City College professor gives back during Walk and Roll SD

October 7, 2019

San Diego City College Communications Professor Humberto Gurmilan knows the value of a strong support system.

Julio Valdes prepares to play the piano for Community Studio Recording night.

Community Recording Studio Night makes sweet music

October 7, 2019

Students and community members joined together to listen to and record a cover of Carlos Santana’s, “Black Magic Woman,” at San Diego City College during an event held by the Music Program.

A stage of City College drama students rehearse a classroom scene for Just Like Us.

REVIEW: ‘Just Like Us’ brings life to issue of immigration

October 1, 2019

The City College Drama department tackles the consequences of immigration with their new play, “Just Like Us.”

Author Michelle Cruz Gonzales talks to students about her book at City College

Former punk drummer stops by City College to talk stereotypes

September 28, 2019

Former punk band member Michelle Cruz Gonzales came to San Diego City College to talk about her experience of being the only woman of color in a punk band.

“Just Like Us” to open at City College

September 26, 2019

The City College Drama Department will open its fall season with a play about four young Latinas, two of whom are undocumented, and how this affected their life. The first performance of “Just Like Us” will be on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theater.

Rebecca Makkai

Award winning author makes appearance at City College

September 20, 2019

When Rebecca Makkai set out to write the novel that would become “The Great Believers,” she originally wanted to tell a different story.  Mak...

Rebecca Makkai & her book

Award winning author to visit City College to discuss her new novel

September 17, 2019

Award winning author Rebecca Makkai will visit San Diego City College as part of One Book, One San Diego, where she will be discussing her most recent novel, “The Great Believers”, followed by a book signing.

A panel of formerly incarcerated students speaks to am audience at City College.

First World Cultures event focused on criminal justice

September 13, 2019

The first World Cultures event kicked off with “Treated Like A Number: Not A Human” with Dr. Rob Rubalcaba, a mathematics professor at San Diego City College.

Gary Tallaksen enrolled to be a City College student in the drama department as a way to deal with the loneliness from his son's out-of-state move. By David Ahumada/City Times

A different kind of family drama hit the City College stage

May 20, 2019

The stage has become the family business for the Tallaksen family. But this endeavor did not follow the traditional father-to-son route.

Student Film Showcase screen

City College inaugural Student Film Showcase hits big screen

April 29, 2019

When the San Diego City College Film Society opened for submissions for its inaugural Student Film Showcase, it had only two requirements: The film must be 15 minutes or less and made by a City College student.

Professor deejaying for students

Hip Hop happenings draw crowds at City College

March 14, 2019

Hip Hop happenings at San Diego City College draw large crowds and educate students on social justice and the liberal arts.

Play Rehearsal

City College’s drama stage is set for spring 2019

March 4, 2019

Upcoming drama productions include free shows for City College students.

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