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The news site of San Diego City College

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City College student Destinee Pham reacts to $10K surprise

Local Tik-Tok creator surprises City College student with $10K

Jesus Morales, a.k.a. Juixxe, surprised Destinee Pham in campus cafeteria
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist December 15, 2022
Destinee Pham clutched the table in the San Diego City College cafeteria as reality set in. She was just handed $10,000 by local Tik-Tok creator Jesus Morales, also known by his handle Juixxe, through a brand deal with Sidral Mundet.
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City College athletes help children sponsored by the Shop with a Jock spree pick out toys.

City College athletes celebrate holidays with annual Shop with a Jock spree

With Knights athletes by their sides, 14 kids spent $100 gift cards
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist December 13, 2022
For nearly 23 years, San Diego City College athletes have dedicated themselves to the campus tradition of Shop with a Jock, which to them symbolizes giving back to their community and giving local youth a Christmas to remember.
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Guests at the NextUp birthday party smiled for the camera in a photo booth

City College NextUp gifts students with ‘the birthday (they) never had’

Former and current foster youth honored with a birthday celebration
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist December 12, 2022
Selam Gebrekristos, the coordinator/counselor for the NextUp program at San Diego City College, threw a big birthday bash for former foster youth enrolled at the school. The Dec. 8 event was “the birthday (they) never had,” she said.
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Lama Lhanang Rinpoche gives a speec

Self-reflection, goodwill themes of Active Minds event at City College

Expert on Eastern philosophy and meditation comes to City College
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist December 9, 2022
The local Active Minds chapter at San Diego City College hosted Kindness is Contagious, an event to help educate students on self-reflection and goodwill, on Nov. 30.
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Narcan nasal spray

Narcan, overdose prevention training coming to City College

Psi Beta Psychology Club to join Alcohol and Other Drug Studies program to provide harm reduction training
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist December 6, 2022
San Diego City College’s Alcohol and Other Drug Studies program will collaborate with Psi Beta Psychology Club to spread awareness to students and faculty regarding overdose prevention and harm reduction. 
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HUBU conference decorations in front of doorway

History at the heart of HUBU Conference at City College

Students, faculty come together to support male students of color
Joel Nevarez, Multimedia Journalist December 1, 2022
Looking back on growing up in Los Angeles as a man of color, Jerry Tello learned about the importance of ancestry and family. Speaking at the recent HUBU Conference at San Diego City College, the father and grandfather brought out a drum with an eagle and jaguar looking at the sun.
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Michelle Berger, a representative of Feeding San Diego, stands in front of a table

City College job fair provides employment, resource leads for veteran students

Event part of Veterans Day-related activities on campus
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist November 17, 2022
San Diego City College partnered with the Employment Committee of San Diego to show appreciation to veterans by hosting a job fair for students seeking employment and useful resources the day before Veterans Day. 
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City College Test Proctoring Center

Test proctoring, Native American History Month discussed at City College Council

College Council evaluates, discusses relevant issues to the school
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter November 15, 2022
The San Diego City College Council came together Nov. 8 to discuss a range of issues and projects that can improve the experience students have on campus, ranging from support for students with disabilities to the celebration of Native American History Month.
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Color Guard at Salute to Service

VIDEO: City College celebrates veterans with Salute to Service

City College, SDCCD will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day
Donovan Roberts, Multimedia Journalist November 9, 2022
The annual Veterans Day event, celebrated this year outside the newly opened campus Veterans Service Center, honors and thanks those who have served in the military.
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A person retrieves a menstrual pad from a silver Aunt Flow dispenser

City College ASG legacy project puts priority on period products

Free pads and tampons are now available in all gender-neutral first-floor restrooms on campus
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief October 26, 2022
When the organization Aunt Flow approached San Diego City College Associated Students Government, then-president Victoria Owusu saw an opportunity to address a basic need that is often overlooked: menstruation products.
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Student Health Center at San Diego City College

VIDEO: City College Student Health Center helps whole student

The Student Health Clinic and Mental Health Counseling are housed together in the A building
Roxy Vieira, Multimedia Journalist October 25, 2022
Located in the A building, the Student Health Center is an important resource for students at San Diego City College.
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Saul Flores answering questions after giving his presentation in MS building at City College

Philanthropist and photojournalist Saul Flores discusses the dangerous journey immigrants take to reach the U.S.

Illustrates hardships through photos and anecdotes in his presentation “Walk of the Immigrants”
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist October 21, 2022
San Diego City College students and faculty gathered in the Educational Center on Oct. 20 to hear guest speaker Saul Flores discuss his life and the dangerous journey of immigrants traveling to the United States.
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