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ARTS & CULTURE

A graphic of a Turkey with a no symbol imposed on it

How to have a vegan Thanksgiving

Give thanks to turkeys and celebrate with a plant-based feast instead.
Scott Gardinier, Copy Editor November 26, 2019
Holidays are a time for food, and no holiday takes that to heart more than Thanksgiving. With the rising interest in plant-based meals, it has never been easier and more delicious to plan a vegan Thanksgiving.
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An art exhibit featuring a turtle with a straw in its nose.

Mini golf exhibit draws awareness to endangered species

Art exhibit will reopen after the Thanksgiving break.
Lacey Stefano and Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle November 21, 2019
San Diego City College sculpture students built a 5-hole mini golf course in order to bring awareness to endangered species. 
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A child rides a tricycle through a hallway.

REVIEW: “Doctor Sleep” is not a movie to be slept on

"Doctor Sleep" continues the story that began in the Stephen King film "The Shining"
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writer November 19, 2019

“Doctor Sleep” is a 2019 film directed by Mike Flanagan and stars Ewan McGregor. It's a continuation of Stephen King's "The Shining." Even if you haven't seen that film you've likely heard the line,...

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City College artists and models gathered at Idea1 in downtown San Diego for BREAKTHROUGH: The Future

City FX offers a unique opportunity for community college students

City College special effects artists showcased their talent in downtown San Diego
Angel Cazares, Arts and Culture Editor November 9, 2019
San Diego City College is home to a unique curriculum called City FX, which is a special effects makeup program created to offer students an affordable way to study and learn how to create prosthetics. 
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City FX students discuss their project while preparing for Breakthrough: The future

Take a peek into the future with City FX

The City College special effects program will be presenting their interpretations of the future at BREAKTHROUGH: The Future.
Angel Cazares , Arts and Culture Editor November 1, 2019
People from a variety of industries including artists, storytellers and scientists have tried to create an image of what the future will hold. This time, City FX will be giving us a glimpse of the future with their interpretations of mankind and creatures of tomorrow.
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A Halloween themed graphic with the text 5 last minute costume ideas

A procrastinator’s guide to choosing a Halloween costume

There are cheap, easy options to try before heading out tonight.
Lacey Stefano, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
There is very little time left to choose a Halloween costume before heading out tonight.
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Actors rehearse on the set of She Kills Monsters.

REVIEW: Drama department slays in first performance of “She Kills Monsters”

The Drama Department at City College brought fantasy to life with their second performance of the semester.
Angel Cazares , Arts and Culture Editor October 28, 2019
In the world of fantasy, life can be whimsical. However, fantasy can also be cruel.
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The cast of She Kills Monsters rehearses on set.

“She Kills Monsters” to open at City College

The Dungeons and Dragons themed play will open at Saville Theater Oct. 25.
Angel Cazares , Arts and Culture Editor October 25, 2019

Fans of the classic board game Dungeons and Dragons may want to save the date. City College Drama Department will open its second play of the semester called “She Kills Monsters." The drama-comedy...

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REVIEW: San Diego Symphony brings people of all ages together

Rafael Payare wows audience during energetic performance.
Jasmine Mcknight, City Times Correspondent October 18, 2019
On Oct. 6 I attended the San Diego Symphony concert with Rafael Payare as the new conductor. I wasn’t really too sure what to expect, except maybe a lot of older people, which there were, but there was also a good mixture of younger people as well, which surprised me but also made me happy, seeing that more people around my age were starting to like classical music.
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A booth from the San Diego LGBT Community Center

World Coming Out Day comes to City

Three guest speakers and a City College professor shared their experiences.
Angel Cazares, Arts and Culture Editor October 11, 2019
National Coming Out Day is a time for celebration, a time for remembrance, and most importantly a time for anyone who is LGBTQ to feel that they can come out and show their true selves to the world.
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The film Pelo Malo plays on a screen in the Subir Center

“Pelo Malo” showcased at Subir Center

Film centered around cultural issues.
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, News Editor October 11, 2019

The Dreamer Resource Center showcased the movie “Pelo Malo” (Bad Hair) last Thursday, presenting themes of racism, poverty and homophobia. The movie follows a kid named Junior who has curly hair,...

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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

Fundraising event also awarded eight scholarships and grants.
Sonny Garibay, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2019
San Diego City College Communications Professor Humberto Gurmilan knows the value of a strong support system.
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