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Bethany McKee

City College alumna uses skills to tell stories during the pandemic

Shooting and editing video helped Bethany McKee to explore new projects
Kathy Archibald, Contributor June 11, 2021
McKee uncovered skills during her time at City College in 2018 that have come in especially handy during the pandemic and a cross-country move.
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The Community Front

City College alum creates an organization to help those in need

Priscilla Castro starts The Community Front, which gives out hot vegan meals
Jakob McWhinney, Contributor June 10, 2021
Every Wednesday and Friday Castro’s organization, The Community Front, serves hot vegan meals to unhoused citizens in the area.
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Archana Verma

City College alumna takes graphic design program to new level

Archana Verma's submission earns international ranking
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist June 9, 2021
Every year, graphic design students from around the globe are asked to design a magazine for a major international competition. City College alumna Archana Verma chose to create a science magazine because the subject is integral to everyday life.
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News Radio Midday

PODCAST: City Times Sound team reflects on remote production

Student leaders in the program discuss the difficulty of being online
Assad Khalilzadeh, Program Director June 8, 2021
With San Diego City College still closed for in-person classes, the first news radio class since the start of the pandemic recently wrapped up remote production at the end of the spring 2020 semester.
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PODCAST: Looking back at the best of Sex and Sexuality podcast

The seven-episode podcast is available online
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager June 3, 2021
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor of the City Times has been speaking with counseling interns at San Diego City College, Tristan Hartley and Laurel Marks. 
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Kiyara Long, Women’s Tennis

City College scholar-athletes score in the classroom

75 student-athletes had a 3.0 or better GPA in the fall
Vicky Pineda, Operations Manager June 2, 2021
Despite more than a year with COVID-19 and San Diego City College being closed, student-athletes excelled in their classrooms. 
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City Speaks: The Future of SDS Radio

PODCAST: Dean speaks about the return of City College student radio

Jeanie Tyler talks about the student radio station’s return and working with KSDS
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist June 1, 2021
Due to the City College campus being closed, Student Delivered Sound Radio has been broadcasting in an automated format without on-air talent.
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City College Food Drive

5 #CityCookingChallenge recipes you can make in your kitchen this summer

The video series combats food insecurities by cooking delicious food drive meals, one bag at a time
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist May 31, 2021
Food insecurity is not an easy topic to bring up at the dinner table, even though one in three people in San Diego County is food-insecure.
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Harry West Gym

Start of City College summer semester around the corner

Classes begin June 7
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist May 31, 2021
San Diego City College students should prepare now if they want to enroll in summer courses. At City College alone, 221 course sections are available for the term, according to mySDCCD portal.
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Lucia Huerta, Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipient

City College student Lucia Huerta is headed to university debt-free

Meet the inspiring Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar who made it happen
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
In 2016 Huerta didn’t know what a community college was, and in 2021, she will transfer to one of the top four-year universities in the country to study sociology.
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Lorenzo Brooks Graduation Photo

A new outlook on life for City College graduate Lorenzo Brooks

The EOPS graduate is headed to a bright future
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
Sociology major Lorenzo Brooks is one of the many students here at San Diego City College who is graduating this Spring 2021 semester.
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Drive-thru graduation

City College honors class of 2021 with virtual ceremony

The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. on May 28
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
City College will honor its graduates with a virtual ceremony on May 28 through the site Marching Orders, an online presentation platform. The event will begin at 5 p.m.
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