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Second-semester students Jesus Guerrero, left, and Leslie Dominguez-Diaz, right, work on class assignments in the San Diego City College Library on Thursday, February 15, 2024. Photo by Danny Straus/City Times Media

City College Resource Center provides students with resources, work spaces to thrive academically

Panoramic city views accompany students as they research and work on school projects
Danny Straus, Multimedia Journalist March 1, 2024
Panoramic city views accompany students as they research and work on school projects
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A San Diego City College student holds a Palestine-solidarity sign at the national school walkout for Palestine, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. Members of M.E.Ch.A de City College stand together at the steps leading into the AH building of San Diego City College as they lead chants to attendees. Photo by Kevin Oullette/City Times Media

OPINION: For guidance on free speech, academic freedom district administrators should look to subject matter experts

Calls for censorship on Palestinian-solidarity expression need informed pushback from educational leaders
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2024
Calls for censorship on Palestinian-solidarity expression need informed pushback from educational leaders
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Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker, left, speaks with Acting Lieutenant Jason Stone, right, after the Safety Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023. Photo by Bailey Kohnen/City Times Media.

San Diego Community College District Police Department explained

Who are the officers patrolling campus?
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist February 29, 2024
Who are the officers patrolling campus?
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Judy Philbin is picked up by her daughter and grandkids after her school day on Tuesday, Feb.15, 2024. She commutes to school from El Cajon by trolley on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

From illiteracy to creative writing certification, City College student continues to reach for her goals despite hardship

‘God’s got my back’: creative writing student Judy Philbin believes she is where she is meant to be
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Managing Editor February 26, 2024
‘God’s got my back’: creative writing student Judy Philbin believes she is where she is meant to be
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Chicana/o Studies professor Norell Martinez, left, works with a group of students in a Chicana/o literature class, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Martinez is organizing the professional development workshop titled, “The Status of San Diego’s Chicanx/Latinx Students in Higher Education: Decolonizing Local Colleges and Universities.” Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

City College Chicana/o Studies department organizes professional development workshop

The interactive workshop is designed to support faculty of Hispanic-Serving Institution
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Managing Editor February 22, 2024

The Chicana/o Studies department will host an interactive professional development workshop on Friday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. aimed to support faculty in serving Latinx students.  The event...

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The San Diego City College Planetarium is located in third floor of the S building. Photo credit: SDCCD Communications

STEM lovers gather at City College Planetarium for inspired sky show

San Diego City College students gathered at the campus planetarium for an hour of romantic myths and legends associated with our night sky
Irie Caraballo, Multimedia Journalist February 20, 2024
San Diego City College students gathered at the campus planetarium for an hour of romantic myths and legends associated with our night sky
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The deadline for San Diego City College’s scholarships is Feb. 25. Graphic by Susana Serrano

City College scholarship applications are due Feb. 25. Here’s what you need to know.

Over 50 scholarships are available to students this spring semester
Naylise DeGroat, Multimedia Journalist February 20, 2024
Over 50 scholarships are available to students this spring semester.
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City College students line up at the Enrollment Services office on campus on the first day of the tropical storm-delayed fall 2023 semester, August 22, 2023. Long lines on Citys campus have been rare occurrences since students returned to campus from the pandemic, but on this day, the districts PeopleSoft portal and Campus Solutions system were down, causing long lines like this one. Photo by Luke Bradbury/City Times Media

City College programs, departments maximize student enrollment efforts to shore up funding

Student-Centered Funding Formula requires college administrators to focus on student retention, FAFSA submissions for state revenue
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2024
Student-Centered Funding Formula requires college administrators to focus on student retention, FAFSA submissions for state revenue
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San Diego City College student Ricky Ruiz, foreground, sits with Kayah Rybar as they watched BlacKkKlansman” at the Umoja Black Film Friday event, Feb. 9, 2024. Photo by Nadia Lavin/City Times Media

City College Umoja program celebrates Black History Month with Black Film Fridays

Umoja community reflects on last year while promoting social justice, highlighting impactful stories through film
Nadia Lavin, Multimedia Journalist February 14, 2024
Umoja community reflects on last year while promoting social justice, highlighting impactful stories through film
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City College counselor Mohamed Musse, left, and Umoja president Tammy Williams, center, laughed with Erin Charlens, an Umoja coordinator and counselor, at the Black Excellence Meet and Greet, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024. Photo by Nadia Lavin/City Times Media

City College welcomes Black students at Excellence event

Lively music, dancing and giveaways create an uplifting environment for students of all backgrounds
Naylise DeGroat, Multimedia Journalist February 13, 2024
Lively music, dancing and giveaways create an uplifting environment for students of all backgrounds
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Hiring signs posted around City College campus advertising the new starting pay for hourly employees. Chancellor Greg Smith hopes increasing the minimum wage at the district will draw more high quality candidates to SDCCD. Photo by Bailey Kohnen/City Times Media

SDCCD raises minimum wage with eye toward social justice, staying competitive

Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist February 6, 2024
Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31.
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San Diego City College student Melissa Zuñiga, 24, reaches for cooked white rice in the Knight’s Table Food Pantry, Tuesday, January 30, 2024. This is Zuñiga’s last semester at City College. Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

7 ways City College’s Basic Needs Center is here to support you

The center aims to support students by making basic needs accessible
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Multimedia Journalist February 5, 2024
The center aims to support students by making basic needs accessible.
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