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Alfredo Diaz stands on a ladder, stretching a can toward the newly painted area of a tall cement wall of the AH Building at City.

City students invited to social justice mural kickoff today

Three murals, a student art show, and a craft sale - just in time for Mother’s Day - are all underway on campus this week
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 4, 2022
Three murals, including a geometric art piece with layers of symbolism, plus a student art show and a craft sale are all underway on campus this week, inviting student participation.
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Maria de la Luz May discusses her story on City College campus

City College student, family struggle to navigate housing insecurity services

State-funded program "Welcome Home, City" fails to connect student with housing, exposing challenges
Philip Salata, News Editor May 2, 2022
Despite the numerous housing insecurity services offered in San Diego and at City College, the process of navigating them can often create barriers to accessing resources, which impacts individuals and families already facing adversity.
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An open laptop sitting on a table with dollar bills is shown near a graphic of a magnifying glass.

SDCCD loses over $100K to ‘bots,’ prevents more fraud with new software

The district prevented the theft of nearly $375K with detection tools, though City College lost thousands in financial aid funds, officials say
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 29, 2022
The San Diego Community College District disbursed $101,619 in aid to fraudulent student accounts in February and March and prevented another $373,854 from being stolen, according to Victor DeVore, dean of student services for the district.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

VIDEO: City College VP shares details of proposed housing project

City College gets grant for housing planning
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 28, 2022
Inside City host Ingrid Estrella talked to Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker about the new off-campus building, which could provide affordable housing to students at about one-third the market rate.
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Cast of Urinetown fights over the kidnapping of Hope

REVIEW: Urinetown returns to the City College stage after a two-year hiatus

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts revives its production of Urinetown, the first musical at City since 2019
Philip Salata, News Editor April 22, 2022
For those who newly joined the cast and crew of Urinetown, as well as those who returned, the staging of the musical in the Saville Theatre is a celebration that finally brings song and dance back to the public – the first musical at City since 2019.
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Senior media clerk Randy Juarez

City library to students: We’re open

City library wants students to know that they are open and happy to be helping again
Jakob McWhinney and Antonio Contreras April 21, 2022
Learning Resource Center employees had a booth at today’s Student Project & Research Symposium, touting the library’s many resources, some of which may surprise students.
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VIDEO: A one-pot side dish for #CityCookingChallenge

Fried cabbage and bacon an easy dish from Hunger Action Day haul
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 21, 2022
For this week’s #citycookingchallenge, Serrano cooks a fast and easy dish with cabbage and bacon.
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A graphic of silhouettes and floating communication devices - phones, emails and computers - and a large question mark in a thought bubble is shown

‘Very clear lack of communication’ at City College, students say

As City administrators offer suggestions on staying connected, students still struggle to find the answers they need
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 19, 2022
Students are providing personal examples of how administrators are not delivering information to students in a way that meets their needs.
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Artist Bhavna Mehta demonstrates cut paper art and printmaking to a group of people.

‘Printmaking’ event explores cut paper and ink

Artist Bhavna Mehta guides City students through a process of experimentation during the World Cultures event
Kathryn Gray and Kathy Archibald April 15, 2022
Bhavna Mehta, who predominantly creates designs using cut paper and embroidery, presented and created alongside attendees at the World Cultures event “Printmaking” on April 13 at San Diego City College.
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Storyteller Jimmy Beldon

Deaf entertainer speaks to City College students

World Cultures Program hosts deaf storyteller and performer via Zoom
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 14, 2022
In celebration of Deaf History Month, The World Cultures program at San Diego City College hosted a Zoom event, “Growing up Deaf in a Deaf Family: ASL Storytelling,” with storyteller and performer Jimmy Beldon on April 12.
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Sopa de Coditos

VIDEO: Versatile Sopa de Coditos an easy weeknight dish

Host Susana Serrano cooks a traditional Mexican soup for the latest #CityCookingChallenge
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 7, 2022
In this week's #CityCookingChallenge, host Susana Serrano makes Sopa de Coditos, a classic Mexican soup made of macaroni pasta swimming in a savory tomato sauce.
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Two outstretched hands hold what appears to be hundred dollar bills formed into a ball

Deadline tonight to apply for $1,200 grant

An email sent to City, Mesa and Miramar students offers the possibility of aid money for those who have not yet received a grant for spring semester
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
An email sent to some students of City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges on March 16 from the district stated that the colleges are offering students emergency relief grants.
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