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City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

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Start of City College summer semester around the corner

Classes begin June 7
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist May 31, 2021
San Diego City College students should prepare now if they want to enroll in summer courses. At City College alone, 221 course sections are available for the term, according to mySDCCD portal.
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Lucia Huerta, Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipient

City College student Lucia Huerta is headed to university debt-free

Meet the inspiring Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar who made it happen
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
In 2016 Huerta didn’t know what a community college was, and in 2021, she will transfer to one of the top four-year universities in the country to study sociology.
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Lorenzo Brooks Graduation Photo

A new outlook on life for City College graduate Lorenzo Brooks

The EOPS graduate is headed to a bright future
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
Sociology major Lorenzo Brooks is one of the many students here at San Diego City College who is graduating this Spring 2021 semester.
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Drive-thru graduation

City College honors class of 2021 with virtual ceremony

The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. on May 28
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
City College will honor its graduates with a virtual ceremony on May 28 through the site Marching Orders, an online presentation platform. The event will begin at 5 p.m.
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Chancellor mural

City College’s chancellor mural vandalized before unveiling

The muralist repaired the piece in time for the celebration for Chancellor Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2021
The day before the celebration at San Diego City College, an individual vandalized the nearly complete mural that was created to honor Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Chancellor Constance Carroll mural

SDCCD’s chancellor prepares to retire and move on to next role

Chancellor Constance Carroll has lead the district for 17 years and is retiring on June 30
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District is one of the largest districts in California. Chancellor Constance Carroll has been at the helm for 17 years but she is preparing to retire on June 30.
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Tatiana Butte

A pile of scholarship applications pays off for City College student

One of Tatiana Butte's 30-plus scholarship applications earned her a major award
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
In September 2020, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipient Tatiana Butte was trying to get by during the pandemic, taking as many classes as possible and using every free moment to focus on scholarship applications, submitting more than 30. Nine months later, her life has completely changed.
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Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta

Strangers turned friends, City College pair wins prestigious transfer scholarship

Lucia Huerta and Tatiana Butte will receive up to $40,000 per year
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
Strangers prior to attending City, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients Butte and Huerta are bonded for life.
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Drive-Thru graduation celebration 2020

VIDEO: City College honors graduates with drive-thru ceremony

A virtual commencement will be streamed on May 28 at 5 p.m.
Noelle Mortensen and Devon Doane May 24, 2021
After a long year of Zoom classes, San Diego City College students got a chance to celebrate graduation in style. Students and faculty came together for a drive-thru graduation ceremony held on campus on May 21.
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Devin Doane takes photo of Destini Gray

City College student news organization releases commencement print edition

Latest issue of City Times passed out to students at drive-thru graduation event on May 21
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist May 21, 2021
As the spring 2021 graduates prepare for their upcoming ceremonies, City Times released its special commencement print edition, which focused on the San Diego City College campus and the graduating class.
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VIDEO: 4 simple steps to style your grad cap

In this special News You Can Use, blinging out your cap for graduation day is so easy
Ayo Elise May 21, 2021
Decorating your cap is a way for you to recognize your achievement. Whether you're transferring to a four-year university, finishing an associates degree or receiving a certificate, recognizing this point in your life is important.
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UCSD, City College students reveal the science behind tortilla-making

The two are more connected than you think
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 20, 2021
Many young people think science is inaccessible to them and teaching it through a new, more relatable lens is a way to get them excited and engaged.
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