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Zuzu Acrobat troupe

GALLERY: Zuzu Acrobats wow crowd at City College

The Tanzanian troupe balanced, contorted, danced and hammed it up for the first live on-campus event of the spring semester
Kathy Archibald and Kathryn Gray February 23, 2022
San Diego City College students whooped and hollered as the Zuzu Acrobats performed in Curran Plaza on Feb. 22 for the first live event of the spring semester.
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Exercise Science students wearing masks

City College policy will still require masking

Indoor, outdoor mask mandates have been relaxed in most public places, but not at the San Diego Community College District
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2022
According to an email sent to students by the San Diego Community College District, its mask policy remains the same. Everyone is expected to wear acceptable face coverings while indoors and outdoors on all campuses, even after California officials lifted the statewide indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals on Feb. 15.
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Romelia Turner speaking with her hands clasped in front of her is speaking to attendees on Zoom

‘Hidden Figures’ film screening sparks discussion about injustice, progress

City College Black Film Friday events shine spotlight on Black history through cinema
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief February 18, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego City College hosted a screening and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 17 on Zoom for Black Film Friday.
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Three Black women from the film Hidden Figures are shown celebrating

REVIEW: ‘Hidden Figures’

City College hosts a film screening and discussion of the biographical drama about three Black women who helped NASA put an astronaut in orbit
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
The World Cultures program at San Diego City College will present a community Zoom viewing and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures" on Feb. 17.
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Covid-19 vaccine

SDCCD to require booster shots for fall 2022 in-person classes

The district’s requirement that individuals be masked on campuses will remain in effect after statewide mandate ends
Jakob McWhinney February 16, 2022
The San Diego Community College District announced on Feb. 15 that beginning in fall 2022 all students who attend in-person classes will be required to have received a COVID-19 booster shot.
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A dessert crumble made with pears and oatmeal sits on a cream colored eating plate

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge serves up crunchy and sweet pear cobbler for Valentine’s Day

Host Susana Serrano turns her Hunger Action goods into a bakery-worthy dessert
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 14, 2022
In this week's #citycookingchallenge, Susana Serrano shows how any romantic can make a fast and delicious Valentine’s Day dish on a budget.
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Ida B. Wells archival photograph

REVIEW: “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”

San Diego City College hosts “Black Film Fridays” with a depiction of Wells-Barnett’s legacy of journalism and activism
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
This hour-long biographical piece depicts the life and work of journalist, activist, and African American suffragette Ida B. Wells-Barnett, whose methodical and uncompromising voice served as a guiding beacon for Black rights throughout the post-Reconstruction era.
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Author, poet and educator Latorial Faison holds up her trilogy of books “28 Days of Poetry Celebrating Black History

Poet, author and educator Latorial Faison presents her life and work at City College

One of a series of Cultural Noire Performing Arts Company events presented in partnership with San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 10, 2022
Growing up in the small town of Cortland in South Hampton County Virginia, the site of a rebellion of enslaved people led by preacher and slave Nat Turner in 1831, Latorial Faison remembers Black History as a part of her daily life. Poet, author, performer, educator, mother, military spouse and much more, Faison uses moments from her own life to teach others.
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Graphic design student submissions to World Brand Design Society

City College graphic design program ranked 6th internationally

The program moves up four spots since 2020-21
Ingrid Estrella and Jillian Fortner February 9, 2022
San Diego City College’s graphic design program was recently ranked the No. 6 Best Design Education of 2021-2022 by the World Brand Design Society.
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Todd Gloria speaks to City Times Media journalist Ingrid Estrella.

Mayor calls for expansion of City College homelessness services training program

Todd Gloria hopes to partner with other regional colleges to create similar programs
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist February 8, 2022
Mayor Todd Gloria praised a unique San Diego City College certificate program designed to prepare students to work in the homelessness services sector. He also called for the program to be expanded.
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Author Malcolme Muttaqee stands as he reads a book to students seated outside.

City College celebrates Black History Month throughout February

Activities range from workshops and webinars to events and keynotes
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 7, 2022
San Diego City College is highlighting the contributions and experiences of Black communities with speakers, events, workshops and webinars covering music, film, mental health, financial planning and even acrobatics this February.  
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bird on the fence over marsh

Over 600 expected at ‘Love Your Wetlands Day’

Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve in Mission Bay will be open to public for a day of activities
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 4, 2022
The 17th annual “Love Your Wetlands Day,” hosted by the UC San Diego Natural Reserve System in collaboration with the San Diego Audubon Society, will be held at the Kendall-Frost Marsh Reserve on Feb. 5.
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