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Chancellor Constance Carroll mural

SDCCD’s chancellor prepares to retire and move on to next role

Chancellor Constance Carroll has lead the district for 17 years and is retiring on June 30
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District is one of the largest districts in California. Chancellor Constance Carroll has been at the helm for 17 years but she is preparing to retire on June 30.
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Tatiana Butte

A pile of scholarship applications pays off for City College student

One of Tatiana Butte's 30-plus scholarship applications earned her a major award
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
In September 2020, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipient Tatiana Butte was trying to get by during the pandemic, taking as many classes as possible and using every free moment to focus on scholarship applications, submitting more than 30. Nine months later, her life has completely changed.
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Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta

Strangers turned friends, City College pair wins prestigious transfer scholarship

Lucia Huerta and Tatiana Butte will receive up to $40,000 per year
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
Strangers prior to attending City, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients Butte and Huerta are bonded for life.
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Drive-Thru graduation celebration 2020

VIDEO: City College honors graduates with drive-thru ceremony

A virtual commencement will be streamed on May 28 at 5 p.m.
Noelle Mortensen and Devon Doane May 24, 2021
After a long year of Zoom classes, San Diego City College students got a chance to celebrate graduation in style. Students and faculty came together for a drive-thru graduation ceremony held on campus on May 21.
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Devin Doane takes photo of Destini Gray

City College student news organization releases commencement print edition

Latest issue of City Times passed out to students at drive-thru graduation event on May 21
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist May 21, 2021
As the spring 2021 graduates prepare for their upcoming ceremonies, City Times released its special commencement print edition, which focused on the San Diego City College campus and the graduating class.
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VIDEO: 4 simple steps to style your grad cap

In this special News You Can Use, blinging out your cap for graduation day is so easy
Ayo Elise May 21, 2021
Decorating your cap is a way for you to recognize your achievement. Whether you're transferring to a four-year university, finishing an associates degree or receiving a certificate, recognizing this point in your life is important.
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UCSD, City College students reveal the science behind tortilla-making

The two are more connected than you think
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 20, 2021
Many young people think science is inaccessible to them and teaching it through a new, more relatable lens is a way to get them excited and engaged.
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SDCCD requires COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING: SDCCD mandates COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021

The decision comes almost a month after major university systems in the state announce their vaccination requirements
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District will require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for in-person learning for the fall semester, according to a statement shared on social media.
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City College DSPS held graduation ceremony for their students

The event was a reminder of what each student had accomplished
Rachel de la Torre, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2021
The San Diego City College Disability Support Programs and Services held a virtual Zoom celebration for students who are graduating or transferring this spring 2021 semester. 
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Jesus Lopez makes saucy tuna pasta

Saucy tuna pasta on the menu after City College food drive

CTM's Jesus Lopez cooks up a tasty dish after today's Hunger Action Day
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist May 17, 2021
Hungry? City Times Media multimedia journalist Jesus Lopez made saucy tuna pasta with today’s Hunger Action Day food drive haul from Feeding San Diego.
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STOP ASIAN HATE

Combating hate against the Asian American community

How you can become an advocate and ally
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
A month dedicated to celebrating culture and heritage, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month has taken on additional meaning in 2021.
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City College nurses

PODCAST: City College nurses aid in the vaccination effort by the state

Leaders of the Nursing Students’ Association depict how the program adjusted to the pandemic
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2021
President Em Carpenter and Vice President Larissa Johnson of the San Diego City College Nursing Students’ Association discussed challenges faced in the program due to the pandemic. 
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