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Steph Johnson stands with her arms up in celebration next to choir member Anthony Bielik

Local choir provides healing, hope through music for San Diego unhoused population

Voices of Our City Choir uses the power of music for change
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor December 1, 2021
Co-founded in 2016 by musician and grassroots activist Steph Johnson, the mission of Voices of Our City Choir is to provide healing and hope through music for the unhoused population in San Diego. Today, it has expanded beyond music to offer housing assistance, weekly outreach, case management and advocacy training.
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Knights Josh Williams goes for a layup after break away steal at Knights Invitational tournament on Oct. 13.

Knights dominant in tournament play

City men successful in hosting first home tournament, get ready for top state team
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor November 24, 2021
On Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 City hosted its first basketball tournament of the season winning both out conference games.
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City College gerontology student Esperanza Torres-Gies, standing outside M building, describes her experience using the COVID-19 testing location on campus. Photo by Kathy Archibald/City Times Media

City students weigh in on delays, hurdles while on-campus COVID-19 testing site reports no positive cases

Challenges and grace, as students make their way through City’s COVID-19 testing location, which is closed for Thanksgiving week
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist November 23, 2021
Students find challenges, understanding and grace utilizing the City College COVID-19 testing locations available Wednesdays and Thursdays, which will close for Thanksgiving week.
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Associated Students Government president Victoria Owusu stands smiling in front of a brick background

City College ASG president finds her voice, paves way to future

Victoria Owusu brings her passion for student success to the forefront at ASG
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor November 17, 2021
Having first visited San Diego City College to attend a UMOJA event during her senior year at Hoover High School, Victoria Owusu remembers hearing the welcome address in her native language and feeling City would be the only community college for her.
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Subirs Maya Ramirez and Alexa Gonzalez

Subir Dreamer Resource Center reopens to in-person visits

The center is seeking to regain student engagement while returning from the pandemic
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist November 12, 2021
The Subir Dreamer Resource Center hopes to draw students back and regain their engagement now that it offers in-person visits for the first time since the pandemic shutdown in 2020.
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Hunger Action Day volunteer Sylvia Ramirez organizes bags of plums.

Virtual donation drive to help City College students facing food insecurity

Pack the Pantry runs through Nov. 30
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2021
The San Diego Food Bank is teaming up with the North County Food Bank for the 3rd annual Pack the Pantry food donation drive, sponsored by California Coast Credit Union, through Nov. 30.
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Angie Barrera, City student

City College set for a full return to campus Jan. 1

Chancellor Cortez outlines new goals for City College at a NOV. 8 public forum
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2021
After a semester of experimentation with protocols to ensure a safe and manageable return to campus, district officials expressed their confidence in bringing back in-person student services at the public forum with San Diego Community College District Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez on Nov. 8.
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VeteranProgram-0217 on Flickr

VIDEO: Veterans Service Center supports military coming to college

Despite being closed during the pandemic, the center continues to give support to the military affiliates on campus
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist November 8, 2021
City College is hosting a formal Veterans Day Program on November 10 at 11:30 a.m., which will take place outside the A building and stream on City’s YouTube channel.
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Two students relax under a tree in City Colleges Curran Plaza

SDCCD officials: Further changes to CA higher education needed

Educators consider the 1960s California Master Plan for Higher Education outdated and a limitation to equitable and accessible education
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata November 5, 2021
Though San Diego Community College District and City College officials applauded the passage of AB-927, which expanded the ability of California community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees, they argued further changes to the structure of the state’s public higher education system are necessary.
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A screenshot picture of a coffee cup and beans.

Rethinking how we experience coffee at City College

The science behind coffee as explained by City College's SACNAS chapter
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist November 5, 2021
The World Cultures Program hosted a Zoom event that featured presentations made by students belonging to City College's national-award-winning SACNAS chapter.
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Susana Serrano makes hummus

VIDEO: Making hummus from scratch with #CityCookingChallenge haul

Feeding San Diego, San Diego Food Bank provides food for twice-monthly drives
Susana Serrano, Executive Producer, CTTV November 4, 2021
Hunger Action Day is back this month, and City Times Media multimedia journalist Susana Serrano took food home and cooked hummus for #CityCookingChallenge on Nov. 2.
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Actors perform the Twelfth Night on set

REVIEW: A Southern California version of Twelfth Night debuts

City’s modern take on Shakespeare now playing at the Saville Theater
Marlena Harvey, Editor In Chief November 2, 2021
Originally written in 1601, this modern take of a classic dramatic work by William Shakespeare was executed well by the students of City’s drama program. 
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