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Geology professor Anna Evashko and students discuss a classroom project which was due in 15 minutes, before presenting it to the rest of the classroom. Photo by Christopher Tapanes/CityTimes Media

City College science students, faculty face realities of returning to campus

Lab classes are among those returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2021
While the majority of students and faculty at City College’s science building agreed that in-person lab classes are essential to the learning process, others are having reservations about being back on campus.
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Parking lot 3, located on the southeast side of campus, is free for students to use during the fall 2021 semester. Photo by Marlena Harvey, City Times Media

Students: Don’t pay for free parking!

On-campus parking for students is free for entire fall semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2021
During the fall 2021 semester, permits are not required for any students parking in student parking lots.
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City Urban Farm

City College students continue growth at urban farm

Devoted faculty, student volunteers kept the City Urban Farm alive during the pandemic
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021
The City Urban Farm, which is overseen by a volunteer program known as Seeds, could not come to a halt without losing most of the plants and what they produce during the pandemic. Someone had to stay behind and tend to it.
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San Diego City College campus

Relief palpable for City College students returning for in-person learning

Campus requires proof of vaccination or exception and weekly testing
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 25, 2021
San Diego City College welcomed students back for the first time since March 2020 on Aug. 23. And for students pursuing majors in subjects that do not translate to remote learning easily, the relief is palpable.
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Ricky Shabazz

Fall convocation brings change to campus

Words of hope, resilience and resources come from the leaders of San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz August 24, 2021
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz highlighted successes and challenges from the past academic year and laid out a plan for the future at the fall 2021 San Diego City College Convocation.
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Bethany McKee

City College alumna uses skills to tell stories during the pandemic

Shooting and editing video helped Bethany McKee to explore new projects
Kathy Archibald, Contributor June 11, 2021
McKee uncovered skills during her time at City College in 2018 that have come in especially handy during the pandemic and a cross-country move.
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The Community Front

City College alum creates an organization to help those in need

Priscilla Castro starts The Community Front, which gives out hot vegan meals
Jakob McWhinney, Contributor June 10, 2021
Every Wednesday and Friday Castro’s organization, The Community Front, serves hot vegan meals to unhoused citizens in the area.
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Archana Verma

City College alumna takes graphic design program to new level (with video)

Archana Verma's submission earns international ranking
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist June 9, 2021
Every year, graphic design students from around the globe are asked to design a magazine for a major international competition. City College alumna Archana Verma chose to create a science magazine because the subject is integral to everyday life.
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News Radio Midday

PODCAST: City Times Sound team reflects on remote production

Student leaders in the program discuss the difficulty of being online
Assad Khalilzadeh, Program Director June 8, 2021
With San Diego City College still closed for in-person classes, the first news radio class since the start of the pandemic recently wrapped up remote production at the end of the spring 2020 semester.
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PODCAST: Looking back at the best of Sex and Sexuality podcast

PODCAST: Looking back at the best of Sex and Sexuality podcast

The seven-episode podcast is available online
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager June 3, 2021
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor of the City Times has been speaking with counseling interns at San Diego City College, Tristan Hartley and Laurel Marks. 
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City Speaks: The Future of SDS Radio

PODCAST: Dean speaks about the return of City College student radio

Jeanie Tyler talks about the student radio station’s return and working with KSDS
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist June 1, 2021
Due to the City College campus being closed, Student Delivered Sound Radio has been broadcasting in an automated format without on-air talent.
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City College Food Drive

VIDEO: 5 #CityCookingChallenge recipes you can make in your kitchen this summer

The video series combats food insecurities by cooking delicious food drive meals, one bag at a time
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist May 31, 2021
Food insecurity is not an easy topic to bring up at the dinner table, even though one in three people in San Diego County is food-insecure.
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