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City College students wait in line at the financial aid office, August 31, 2023. Students can visit the office to get information about the Federal Work Study program. Photo by Eve McNally/City Times Media

City College recruiting students for Federal Work Study program

Part-time employment for students with financial need available on campus
Eve McNally, Multimedia Journalist September 6, 2023
City College is now recruiting students for Federal Work Study, which offers students part-time work opportunities in several different departments on campus.
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Students dance to “Cupid Shuffle” after food, speeches and trivia games at the Black Student Mixer, August 31, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

City College celebrates diversity, unity at Black Student Mixer, part of campus Welcome Week

Semester-opening mixers aimed at fostering inclusion, empowerment for Latinx/Chicanx, LGBTQ+, AAPI, Black students
Marco Guajardo and Sean Monney September 5, 2023
City College welcomed new and returning students to campus this fall semester with a Black Student Mixer held at the A building patio August 31.
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Second-year international business student Amal Mohamed Bashir shoots at targets in a crossbow game at the Club Rush Carnival, August 24, 2023. Bashir said she took a break from tabling at the event on behalf of the Muslim Students Association and ASG. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

GALLERY: Step right up! City College hosts club rush with a carnival theme

Club leaders, carnies gathered at the AH quad to recruit students, play games
Sean Monney, Managing Editor September 1, 2023
San Diego City College kicked off the fall semester with a club rush event held in the AH quad on August 24.
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The add/drop deadline for 16-week classes at San Diego City College is Sept. 1. Graphic by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

Today is the add/drop deadline for City College students

Sept. 1 is the final day for City students to add or drop 16-week classes through mySDCCD portal without receiving a W
Kenneth Jaimes, Multimedia Journalist September 1, 2023
Students attending San Diego City College for the fall 2023 semester have one last chance to add or drop 16-week classes on Sept. 1. 
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Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker, left, embraces ASG President Diego Bethea, right, after receiving the Golden Pillar Award during the Fall 2023 Convocation at City College, August 17, 2023. The award recognizes outstanding administrators at City College. Photo courtesy of City Communications

City College president announces new parent center, other updates during Fall 2023 Convocation

Ricky Shabazz shares ongoing City-related plans and improvements during the semester-opening event. Here’s what you need to know.
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist August 31, 2023
New parent center for students is one of many goals and initiatives announced at convocation. The center will offer child support for up to 12 students at a time and will remain open late into the evening as an expansion on the Basic Needs Center.
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Many of the benefits that come with a student email are online subscriptions and software programs. Illustrated by Sean Monney/City Times Media

6+ perks for City College students with a .edu email account

A student email comes with many discounted or free subscriptions to streaming services, software and news outlets
Sean Monney, Managing Editor August 24, 2023
The San Diego Community College District assigned you a new mandatory student email, and it comes with a ton of benefits you might not know of. Now, you can get in on these discounts, too. Here are the big ones.
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City College student Sana Ullah walks down the stairs outside the AH Building

SDCCD says it emailed students about campus closure. Some didn’t get the memo.

Tropical Storm Hilary puts new student email system to the test
Marco Guajardo, Editor In Chief August 22, 2023
On the first day of the 2023-24 school year, the San Diego City College campus was a wet ghost town. That was the intention of the San Diego Community College District, which announced its four campuses would be closed on Monday, Aug. 21. But roaming City’s campus early on Monday, the occasional student could be found wandering the walkways.
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RTVF faculty Jodina Scazzola, center, talks to a student in audio production class at San Diego City College, May 26, 2023. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

Longtime radio, podcasting professional switches to a full-time position at City College 

Jodina Scazzola joins the Radio, Television and Film program ready to mentor future professionals in her industry
Paul Lai, Contributor June 14, 2023
After 25 years in the radio industry, Jodina Scazzola made the transition to full-time faculty in February, teaching in the Radio, Television and Film program at San Diego City College.
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CTMs Marco Guajardo cooks with chef Liz Gary

VIDEO: City College vegan chef serves up Grilled Tofu Bitchin’ Sandwich

Liz Gary takes a page out of her own recipe book, presents plant-based dishes
Marco Guajardo, Multimedia Journalist June 9, 2023
San Diego City College student, chef and vegan foods advocate Liz Gary hosts a vegan cooking class with City Times Media multimedia journalist Marco Guajardo.
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Students at San Diego City College

Summer term to open at City College

Classes begin as soon as June 5
Sydney Dull, Multimedia Journalist June 2, 2023
Whether to get ahead of your general education classes toward your major or just to enjoy a summer class because it sounds intriguing, City College offers a wide variety of classes over the summer months.
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Graduating students with sash and degrees

City College students celebrated for their struggles, triumphs at Chicano Latina Graduation

Ceremony highlighted students’ Chicanx heritage, achievements and support systems on their way to four-year universities
Marco Guajardo, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2023
Families and supporters honored the City graduates for their dedication and perseverance within the context of what it means to be Chicanx
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A man in a blue shirt and blue hat uses a fine tip brush to add green paint to a large tan canvas. April 25, 2023. Photo by Kathryn Gray/City Times Media

Fine art graduate returns to City after 30 years motivated by personal tragedy to realize lifelong dream

Following in his late daughter's footsteps in an attempt to heal, Nilo Ondevilla found human connection, mentorship and a future beyond his imagination
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2023
Following in his late daughter's footsteps in an attempt to heal, Nilo Ondevilla found human connection, mentorship and a future beyond his imagination
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