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City students, faculty react to commencement postponement

April 15, 2020

Due to a statewide restriction of assembling large groups, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll announced in an email that City's May 22 ceremony has been postponed to summer or fall, or perhaps in a digital format.

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

Cyanne Knight

Chris LeFall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.

Student on computer

7 tips for online class success

April 7, 2020

In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Elisabeth Vermeulen gives you tips to thrive in our new reality.

Lisa Chaddock in her garden

Geography professor brings comfort to students despite campus closure

April 3, 2020

Lisa Chaddock has been teaching physical geography at San Diego City College for 14 years. Throughout all her years of teaching, she has never experienced an outbreak such as COVID-19.

Ludovica Fadini

Italian student at City College sees life change ‘drastically’ here, at home

March 31, 2020

There have been nearly 102,000 positive cases in Italy, and 11,591 deaths due to the coronavirus, as of March 30. And Ludovica Fadini, a foreign exchange student at San Diego City College from Milan, is helpless to do anything.

Homemade document camera

City College math professor ‘didn’t think the semester was gonna start’

March 29, 2020

From day one of spring semester, City College statistics professor Carolyn Thomas brought information to class regarding the now widely known coronavirus, COVID-19. Having followed the case since early January, Thomas said, “I didn't think the semester was gonna start.”

Holding a phone

5 objects to sanitize to keep COVID-19 away

March 25, 2020

In this edition of News You Can Use, social media editor Lacey Stefano shares tips on keeping items around you germ-free.

Professor Manuel Lopez introducing three of the published writers

City College writers reclaim their stories

March 11, 2020

Students and faculty eagerly filled the room to hear three writers voice their stories from the book, Reclaiming Our Stories 2. The book shares narratives of complex issues including race, class, mental and physical health, family, and rising above adversity.

Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

March 10, 2020

The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.

Send Silence Packing exhibit

Exhibit raises mental health awareness at City College

March 8, 2020

The Student Health Center, in collaboration with a non-profit organization Active Minds, brought the Send Silence Packing exhibit to San Diego City College last Thursday.

Malcolme Muttaqee reading his book, the yellow cover of the book is on the background.

Authors, City College students perform as part of Black History Month

February 22, 2020

An alumna and current students read and performed their pieces during the Day of the Arts event, part of the celebration of Black History Month at City College. The event was hosted by Umoja, a community that supports African American and other historically underrepresented students.

Front cover of City Works, Volume 26 shows three hands sharing an ice-cream behind a rusty wall.

City College writers and photographers get published with City Works

February 19, 2020

Student writers and artists are invited to submit pieces to The City Works Journal to get published along with fellow students and national writers. 

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