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The band Fanny

REVIEW: ‘Fanny: The Right to Rock’

City College to host in-person and virtual screening of documentary showcasing one of the first all-women rock bands
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor March 16, 2022
“Fanny: The Right to Rock” is a documentary about the first all-women rock band ever to release an LP with a major record label. They started with two Filipina-American sisters and their teenage girlfriends in the 60's.
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Send Silence Packing exhibit

VIDEO/RADIO: Suicide prevention, mental health the focus of City College exhibit

Dozens of backpacks, personal stories to be shared in Curran Plaza
Christian Punzo and Stevon Marshall March 16, 2022
San Diego City College will be holding an event called “Send Silence Packing” on March 17 that focuses on mental health and encourages people to ask for help when needed.
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A portion of the mural on the cafeteria wall at City College with a girl blowing into a large conch shell

City College Chicana/o Studies mural nears completion

An entire wall of the cafeteria will soon pay homage to the birth of the department and over 50 years of student activism
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 15, 2022
The rich, bold colors on the cafeteria wall embody the spirit that birthed the Chicana/o Studies Department at San Diego City College in 1970, portraying over 50 years of campus activism. 
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Curran Plaza San Diego City College

City College radio station set to go live March 14

City Times Sound will transform 88.3 HD-2 into San Diego’s only local music radio station
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler March 13, 2022
From student DJs airing local tunes to podcasts produced by the CTS team, HD-2 celebrates the eclectic, diverse, and far-reaching communities of the region – both past, and present.
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Mariam Mena speaks at City Women Rock

City Women Rock celebrates sixth annual summit

All in attendance received a $250 grant from San Diego City College
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist March 11, 2022
To celebrate International Women's Day, San Diego City College and the City Women Rock club hosted their sixth annual summit.
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City administrators, including President Ricky Shabazz pose together in front of an outdoor photo booth

City College celebrates employees’ full return to campus

Activities, food and school spirit were on display at Gorton Quad as faculty and staff enjoyed each others’ company
Kathy Archibald and Philip Salata March 8, 2022
Line dancing, Jenga and a taco lunch feast welcomed San Diego City College employees to Gorton Quad as part of “Welcome Back City! Week” on March 8.
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City Times Medias Jillian Fortner (left), Susana Serrano (center) and Ingrid Estrella (right)

City Times Media students acknowledged at national conference

Students who attended the ACP/JACC Conference took home 17 individual and team awards
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist March 8, 2022
Represented by six City Times Media students along with journalism advisor and assistant professor Nicole Vargas, San Diego City College competed in several state and conference-wide competitions, winning 17 awards. 
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

BREAKING: City College approved for student housing planning grant

Though hopes were set for a building grant, City will have to settle on planning first
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist March 8, 2022
After submitting a grant request for Senate Bill 169 funding, called the Higher Education Student Housing Grant Program, San Diego City College has been approved — partially.
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Chicken and rice wrapped in a tortilla on a white plate.

VIDEO: Fast and easy Chicken and Rice burrito for #citycookingchallenge

Host Susana Serrano transforms City College’s Hunger Action Day ingredients into a delicious and healthy chicken and rice burrito.
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist March 3, 2022
San Diego City College partnered up with the San Diego Food Bank for Hunger Action Day. Social distancing guidelines, including mask use requirements and a safe walk-up option, were in place for all volunteers and attendees of the event.  Along with the donated food, City also provided bags of toiletries containing a toothbrush, toothpaste, washcloth, deodorant, soap and condoms.
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People gather in a line at the San Diego City College A building patio

Campus comes alive at Soul Food Celebration

City College community gathers to celebrate Black History Month
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2022
Smells of fried chicken and gumbo wafted through campus enticing people to gather at the patio of the San Diego City College A building where students, faculty and staff shared soul food in celebration of Black History Month coming to a close.
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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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A woman sits next to the portrait of a face at the entrance of an art gallery.

City Gallery to host closing reception Saturday evening

The monthlong exhibition of contemporary drawings by four Southern California artists will be celebrated Feb. 26
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 24, 2022
The City Gallery at San Diego City College will host a closing reception for its first show of the year Feb. 26.
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