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Beauty on the cheap

Beauty on the cheap

September 27, 2011

Cosmetology Deparment offers services at half the cost to students   Walking into City College’s Cosmetology Department is not unlike going into an established salon. The only significant difference...

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Frugal Foodie: A ‘1950’s style’ burger joint

Frugal Foodie: A ‘1950’s style’ burger joint

September 27, 2011

Smashburger is a burger joint, but not like McDonald’s, Burger King, Carl’s Jr. or In-n-Out. It’s a real burger joint. The atmosphere, the seating, and especially the food all scream an old 1950’s...

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Annual robotics olympics held on City College campus

Cecilia Areta and Cecilia Areta May 9, 2011

The Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement program (MESA) held their annual Olympics and robotics competition in the campus cafeteria on April 30. City College, Southwestern College, San Diego...

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School’s Out For Summer

Vanessa Diaz and Vanessa Diaz May 9, 2011

Alice Coopers' song is what popped into my head when hearing about the San Diego City College cuts for the summer of 2011. What are students to do with their extra time? Why not take advantage of all San...

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Vegans like it raw, not bland

"Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter-faction, the vegans, are a persistent irritant to any chef worth a damn ... life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat ... or even stinky cheese...

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Perspective: Eating healthy is tough but worth it

Sandra Galindo and Sandra Galindo May 9, 2011

Back in March, instructor Ruby Wilson asked me and the other students in her aerobic dance class to complete a chart of all the food they were consuming in a week. I smiled. Confident that this was...

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Martin says no to ‘no’

Brian Lett and Brian Lett May 9, 2011

"No one gets to their position of life alone. No one reaches the heights of their abilities alone, without nurturing and support. But at the same time, no one falls to the depth of despair alone." These...

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Center frame

Anulak Singphiphat October 11, 2010

From unexposed film to a fully functional work of art, San Diego City College's new photography facility has the makings to become the hub of everything photographic in San Diego. The Photography department...

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A lesson in pain

Anulak Singphiphat October 11, 2010

Douglas Welsh is a professor of photography at San Diego City College. He teaches Traditional Black and White Photography and Digital Photography. He has been a full-time tenured high school photography...

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Draw a Bird Day

Evonne Ermey April 5, 2010

Grab your pencils, ready, set, draw! April 8 is national Draw A Bird Day. The origins of this day are a little sketchy, but there are multiple sources on the web, including Wikipedia, sighting this day...

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What’s better than a free lunch?

Heidi Stenquist December 8, 2009

How about a free haircut? I actually got an invitation in the mail with my name on it from Fantastic Sams in Point Loma with no strings attached, so in I went. A nice surprise and something I needed, this...

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‘Learn a different language, get a new soul’

Vanessa Gomez December 8, 2009

var uslide_show_id = "f4dfbbac-23d9-4e13-9ff5-8878bf5315ef";var slideshowwidth = "468";var linktext = ""; According to a Czech proverb, when you "learn a new language," you "get a new soul." Maybe City...

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