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From left to right: Maverick Hamrick adjusts the camera for a student film (photo courtesy of Sean Monney), Susana Serrano hosts a cooking show (photo courtesy of City College Media), and Vince Outlaw covers a basketball game (photo courtesy of City College Media)

Radio and Television at City College to be merged with Digital Journalism program

The two programs are to be united under the Film, Journalism and Media Production label
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist December 12, 2023
The goal of the consolidation is to simplify and clarify course progression for students. 
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PODCAST: City College students share their stories, perspectives on Chicano Studies Podcast

PODCAST: City College students share their stories, perspectives on ‘Chicano Studies Podcast’

Debut episode of new podcast produced by CT Sound's Chieftain
Chieftain, Producer, CT Sound December 4, 2023

City College students share their stories and perspectives on Chicano studies in the debut episode of the "Chicano Studies Podcast." They found the class refreshing, empowering and it gave them a sense...

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San Diego City College professor Jason Reimer, inside the Luxe Gallery, looks at a three-dimensional photograph of his book “197_” on exhibit. By his side sits a Nikon FM10 Film/35mm camera. Photo by Nathaly Alvizures/City Times Media

Photography professor picks up where he left off at City College

Alum turned faculty showcases his book and work in gallery exhibit next month
Nathaly Alvizures, Contributor, City Times Media November 29, 2023
Reimer, who attended City from 2009-2012, thought it would be fun to learn about photography, though it was not his intention to make a career from that experience.
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Elaine Eng, director of the student health clinic, left, hands out Narcan to Acting Lieutenant Jason Stone, right, after the first ever Health and Safety Forum on October 24, 2023. Photo by Bailey Kohnen/City Times Media

City College addressed campus safety at Health and Safety Forum

Police, administration leadership discuss drug safety, student health and Knight’s Watch
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist November 21, 2023
Police and administration leadership discuss drug safety, student health and Knight’s Watch.
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Graduates at the 2023 San Diego City College’s Chicano Latina Graduation ceremony May 19, 2023. Photo by Nathaly Alvizures/City Times Media

Former community college students share their transfer success stories

Transferring can be a complicated process, here's some advice from students who have done it successfully
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist November 20, 2023
Transferring can be a complicated process, here's some advice from students who have done it successfully
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In a frame from the documentary Recovery Cafe, cafe visitors interact over food and beverages. Photo courtesy of TouchPoint Productions

Recovery Cafe documentary screened for City College students

The 28-minute film highlights the need for community and relationships to overcome isolation in addiction recovery
Eve McNally and Bailey Kohnen November 17, 2023
The film centers on Recovery Cafe, a community space meant to alleviate isolation for those recovering from addiction. The filmaker of the six-year project spoke of the importance of building connections with members of the cafe and listening to others to build trust. 
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“For me it evokes family, kind of a connection, but not necessarily blood family. Me with my personal family, like mother, father, brother, sister, we never really celebrated Thanksgiving. But I celebrate Thanksgiving with all of my friends from middle and high school. We call it Friendsgiving. So whenever I think about this time, I always think about them.”
- Daniel Medina, 31, Psychology

VOICES: What does Thanksgiving evoke for you? City College students share

Family traditions, dark colonialist history associated with November holiday
City Times journalists hit the walkways of the San Diego City College campus to ask students a question: What does Thanksgiving evoke for you?
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The Centro Cultural de la Raza is adorned with meaningful cultural murals. On Friday, Nov. 17, 2023 the Centro will host a conference titled, “Binational Conference on Border Issues: The Zapatista Movement and its Relationship with Diasporas.” Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City TImes Media

City College Chicano/a Studies, Centro Cultural de La Raza to honor 40th anniversary of Zapatistas

The binational conference aims to educate the community on movement, its relationship to those north of the border
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Multimedia journalist November 16, 2023
The binational conference aims to raise awareness about the current challenges Zapatista communities in Mexico and borderland communities face. It will take place on Friday, Nov. 17 and begin at 8 a.m.
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First year City College and Puente students, English major Valechka Ruiz, 18, center left, and psychology major Careli Gonzalez, 18, center right, discuss the book they are reading in their English class with English Professor Manuel Paul López, far right. The two students said reading about the content in “Chola Salvation” brings them pride and joy on how they can relate in their lives, Nov. 9, 2023. Photo by Luz Jaimes/City Times Media

‘Chola Salvation’ author comes to City College

Author Estella González shared reading, discussion from her book in latest World Cultures event
Luz Jaimes, Multimedia Journalist November 14, 2023
Short-story writer and author Estella González started reading from ‘Chola Salvation,’ based on a character who doesn’t want to follow the gender roles that are followed in a Mexican household.
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Joseph D’Ambro presents to City students in the transfer center about the transfer process and available resources, Oct. 5, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

State-provided data shows transfer rates increasing at City College

Data also shows top universities for transfer, associate’s degree popularity
Sean Monney, Managing Editor November 14, 2023
According to latest figures from the State Chancellor’s Information System, of the 23,159 students enrolled in at least one term at City College in the 2020-21 school year, 16,151 students (69.7%) were working towards a transfer.
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First semester nursing student, Ryann Hinkle, 22, rear right, chats with classmates during a class break, November 7, 2023. Photo by Kevin Ouellette/City Times Media

City College nursing ranks No. 1 in San Diego County

City College beats Southwestern, Glendale Career and North-West for top associate degree program in the region
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist November 13, 2023
San Diego City College's nursing education program ranks No. 1 out of four of the best ADN programs in San Diego.
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Yo Soy STEM Director Claudia Diaz Carrasco, middle, shows students around the S-401 study space and talks about Yo Soy STEM on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

City College STEM program hosts open-house-style event to share mission

The Yo Soy STEM program seeks to support Latinx students by providing resources, strengthening identity
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2023
Yo Soy STEM is a federal program that aims to provide integrated support services, according to the City College website. The program uses a passport approach, allowing students to drop in for support as needed.
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