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Rebecca Makkai

Award winning author makes appearance at City College

Rebecca Makkai discussed her novel "The Great Believers" and spoke to aspiring writers.
Sonny Garibay and Scott Gardinier 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.  Makkai envisioned the adventures of an artist-model...

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Rebecca Makkai & her book

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

Rebecca Makkai’s novel “The Great Believers” highlights the AIDS crisis.
Scott Gardinier , Copy Editor 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.
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A panel of formerly incarcerated students speaks to am audience at City College.

First World Cultures event focused on criminal justice

Formerly incarcerated students work toward success against the odds.
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor 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.
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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

A father follows in his son's footsteps to the City College drama stage.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief 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.
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Student Film Showcase screen

City College inaugural Student Film Showcase hits big screen

Nine student films were featured at the Student Flim Showcase.
Sonny Garibay, Sports Editor 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.
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Professor deejaying for students

Hip Hop happenings draw crowds at City College

Cultural and educational Hip Hop events on campus are popular with students.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 14, 2019
Hip Hop happenings at San Diego City College draw large crowds and educate students on social justice and the liberal arts.
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Art from drawing exhibition at City Gallery

Works of art on display

Drawing exhibit featuring art from local and outside artists is available throughout February.
Scott Gardinier, Staff Writer February 20, 2019
San Diego City College’s Fine Arts Department is bringing professional artwork to campus with “startingLINE,” an art exhibition focused on drawing.
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ndo-Chinese Association celebration of Chinese New Year

San Diego rings in Chinese New Year with lion dancing in City Heights

The year of the pig was welcomed in at Indo-Chinese Association.
Brian Mohler, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 8, 2019

Incense filled the air to honor ancestors, tea warmed the living, decorative dance delighted all eyes and most party goers left carrying bamboo. Despite the rain, a broken drumstick and misplaced keys,...

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A round of beers for Camp Fire victims

Craft beer breweries come together to help California fire relief effort.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 6, 2018
This holiday season, craft beer is being used to help bring relief to those devastated by the Camp Fire. Sierra Nevada is leading a nationwide effort to brew a fundraiser beer called Resilience Butte County Proud IPA.
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Scare off 2018 with a viewing of ‘The Nun’

The most recent addition to "The Conjuring" series is out on DVD on Dec. 4.
Maya DeWakar, Contributor November 27, 2018
The eerie vibe you feel when you begin watching “The Nun,” Corin Hardy’s most recent film in "The Conjuring" series, does not leave you even long after the movie is over.
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City college professors weigh in on ‘Gravity’

Watch and discuss a sci-fi thriller with savvy scientists on Nov. 5.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 5, 2018
The San Diego Central Library will be hosting a screening of the film “Gravity” on Monday, Nov. 5, followed by a discussion led by San Diego City College professors Lisa Will and Shane Haggard in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Common.
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Melvin Brewing in East Village in downtown San Diego

New breweries refreshing downtown

Craft beer venues are opening in East Village, including breweries offering gluten-reduced beers and gluten-free bites
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 2, 2018
Craft beer is pouring into downtown’s East Village. 
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