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Professor Wayne Hulgin showing art to students.

City College art gallery reopens after facing pandemic challenges

New student art exhibition running through Oct. 28
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist October 22, 2021

Back in March 2019 when COVID-19 closed San Diego City College, the campus art gallery had just opened a student exhibition. It ran for a week before the art department was mandated to close the gallery...

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New Chancellor Dr. Carlos O. Turner Cortez

A new chancellor for SDCCD faces unprecedented issues

New problems arise during the return to campus for a new leader
Marlena Harvey, Editor-In-Chief October 20, 2021
For the San Diego Community College District, a new school year after a global pandemic meant more than just reopening campuses. After being chancellor of the SDCCD for 17 years, Constance Carroll retired and Carlos Turner Cortez was chosen to replace her.
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Pear oatmeal by Susana Serrano

VIDEO: Pear oatmeal a delicious, healthy #CityCookingChallenge treat

Hunger Action Day is held twice a month at San Diego City College
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist October 19, 2021
In this week's #CityCookingChallenge, Susana Serrano mixed items from the food drive and her own kitchen to make a delicious and healthy pear oatmeal.
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Knights womens soccer team huddles

Energy of Knights women’s soccer soaring

City soccer can cement its place at second in the conference today
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 15, 2021
With eight games left in the fall season, the San Diego City College women’s soccer team has hit a new gear.
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City volleyball player Kally Norvell

VIDEO: City College volleyball player takes the lead

Get to know Knights volleyball captain Kally Norvell
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 14, 2021
Kally Norvell has been a consistent leader for the San Diego City College volleyball team, the only returning player for her second collegiate season and a co-captain of the team.
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Executive Director at Mundo Gardens, Janice Luna (right), Administrative Technician for the School of MSNE, Cecilia Thibeault (center)  and Administrative Assistance for the School of MSNE, Zenia Torres (left), share a cup of coffee at ‘Cafe con Colegas’ on Oct. 7. Photo by Aldo Ramirez/City Times Media

San Diego City College celebrates $5 million HSI grant

City College is among the 33 California Hispanic-serving institution designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 12, 2021
To celebrate Hispanic, Latinx, Chicanx and Indigenous Heritage Month, San Diego City College organized “Café con Colegas” on Oct. 7, an event sponsored by the School of Mathematics, Sciences, and Nursing Education with the purpose to connect with students and inform more about City College as an HSI.
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City College Block Party 2018

City College club life struggles to adapt, continues to recruit

Registration window for student clubs and organizations is still open
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 8, 2021
Students actively enrolled in at least one class at San Diego City College still have the opportunity to establish or reactivate a City club or organization, despite the deadline having passed on Sept. 30.
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San Diego City College student receiving food from a volunteer at Hunger Action Days

Hunger Action Days are back at City College (with video)

Student Affairs once again offers Hunger Action Days with plans to expand
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist October 6, 2021
Every first Tuesday and third Monday of every month, Student Affairs, in collaboration with the San Diego Food Bank and Feeding San Diego, hosts Hunger Action Days.
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(From right) Roberto Perez advancing the ball downfield against Victor Valley College Aaron Felix with teammate Javier Monarrez trailing.

RECAP: City College sports find team chemistry

Knights sports showing success with soccer, cross-country, and volleyball in season
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 6, 2021
The Knights men’s soccer team put on an offensive showcase with a 6-3 victory against the Victor Valley Rams (1-1-3). The win ends a seven-game losing streak for the team after setbacks throughout the season that helped the Knights build team chemistry.
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Aerial view of former San Diego City College Child Development Center

City College aims to construct affordable housing for students, employees

As the statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end, City President Ricky Shabazz announces preparations at Sept. 28 College Council meeting
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2021
President Ricky Shabazz sees the soon-vacant property of the former San Diego City College child development center as an ideal location to construct affordable housing not only for students, but potentially also for lower income City College employees.
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2017 DACA Rally - CT file photo

California Community Colleges prepare undocumented students for status changes

Webinar covering Temporary Protective Status updates offered in association with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 1, 2021
The California Community Colleges, in collaboration with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and the California State University Chancellor’s Office, presented a webinar via Zoom addressing updates on Temporary Protected Status on Sept. 28.
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Photographs and quote from mental health advocate Kai Roberts

Virtual exhibit brings struggles with suicide to light

Through personal accounts, the exhibit illustrates that each person's mental health struggles are unique
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 30, 2021
For National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, San Diego City College Student Health and mental health education organization Active Minds presented Behind the Backpacks, which shared stories of those impacted by suicide and resources for suicide prevention.
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