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Katya Echazarreta muestra la bandera mexicana frente al cohete New Shepherd de Blue Origin despues de su vuelo inaugural al espacio el 4 de junio de 2022

City College ‘esencial’ a la primera mujer nacida en México para viajar al espacio

Originalmente de Guadalajara, Katya Echazarreta fue la primera ciudadana astronauta elegida por Space for Humanity
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalists March 24, 2023
La astronauta Katya Echazarreta, autodescrita como impasible, no llora fácilmente. Pero después de su vuelo inaugural al espacio en junio 2022 como miembra del equipo de la expedición Blue Origin NS-21, ella desarrolló una nueva apreciación para la tierra en la que ella ha caminado toda su vida.
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Katya Echazarreta displays the Mexican flag while standing in front of Blue Origin’s New Shepherd rocket after her inaugural flight to space on June 4, 2022.

First Mexican-born female astronaut credits City College with launching career

Originally from Guadalajara, Katya Echazarreta was the first citizen astronaut chosen by Space for Humanity
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 24, 2023
Astronaut Katya Echazaretta, self-described as unemotional, doesn’t cry easily. But after her inaugural flight into space last June as a crew member on the Blue Origin NS-21 expedition, she developed a new appreciation for the ground she has walked on her whole life.
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City College spring breakers can enjoy free sessions offered by yoga instructor Amy Baack, right, at Sunset Cliffs Every Saturday. photo

No plans for spring break? Here are 5 ways to spend your time

Not everyone has a grand trip planned, so why not spend your time locally?
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist March 23, 2023
Spring break is finally upon us here at San Diego City College, affording us some well-earned rest and relaxation, as well as an opportunity for travel. Here are some ideas for killing time that you can do right here in San Diego.
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The Pride Hub, located in L206

City College’s first campus drag show to celebrate transgender visibility

The Trans Excellence show marks the International Day of Transgender Visibility
Marco Guajardo, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2023
Titled “Trans Excellence,” the drag event will feature the four trans performers and advocates who will follow up their acts with a meet-and-greet panel with the public. It will be held at Pride Hub in L206 from noon to 2 p.m.
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Marie Lindsey, Knight’s Table administrative assistant, restocks shelves with snacks available for students at City College’s food pantry Tuesday, March 14, 2023. Photo by Sven Domingos/City Times Media

PODCAST: Meet the face of City College’s new food pantry

Season 7 of City Speaks kicks off with an interview with the Knights Table administrative assistant Marie Lindsey
Sven Domingos March 22, 2023
City Speaks host Sven Domingos gives listeners the inside scoop with an interview with the Knights Table administrative assistant Marie Lindsey.
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A group of people standing outside gathered in front of a van.

Award-winning documentary highlights stories of deported veterans

UMOJA program brings producer/musician to City College for film screening
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter March 21, 2023
“Bring Them Home” is an award-winning documentary showcasing the stories of these and several other military veterans who were deported after serving the country they called home.
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Book Arts professor Andrea Singer, right, instructs student Liz Gary, left, on her first book project of the semester, which she hopes to incorporate in her culinary labs with the community, March 2, 2023. Photo by Marco Guajardo/CityTimes Media

Plant-based foods educator returns to school, fine-tunes skills for ‘food revolution’ (with video)

City College student, solutions-minded vegan foods advocate Liz Gary focused on promoting a plant-based foods diet
Marco Guajardo, Multimedia Journalist March 20, 2023
City College student and solutions-minded vegan foods advocate Liz Gary is focused on promoting a plant-based foods diet.
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Kathryn Gray, editor-in-chief of City Times, receives her third place JACC award

City Times Media takes home 15 awards from JACC Conference

The annual convention, which is run in conjunction with ACP and CCMA, bring together 2- and 4-year students from across the nation
Keadan Bradley, Social Media Producer March 16, 2023
San Diego City College journalism students took home 15 awards from the statewide publication and on-the-spot competitions held by JACC at its annual spring conference in San Francisco last weekend.
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City College Mental Health Counselors interact with students in a group discussion about student health, community and interconnectedness in MS-140, Tuesday, March 14.

City College kicks off Social Justice Conference

The eighth annual Social Justice and Education Conference begins today
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist March 14, 2023
Officially themed “Envisioning Change: Building a Future,” the conference includes Black and Latinx speakers from the fields of African American Studies, Chicano Studies, and social justice activism, as well as a fitness event located in the C building.
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San Diego City College students Natalie Mitchell (right) and Zane Mahaydik (left) in Knights Market on March 7, 2023.

Hungry? Use this guide to find 5 food options at City College

Coffee, snacks, meals and even free food options are available on campus
Daniel Lasker, Multimedia Journalist March 13, 2023
San Diego City College offers multiple food options, providing students with access to food and beverages while on campus.
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Mariam Mena talk to attendees at the 2022 City Women Rock Conference, which was held online due to pandemic

City College women’s conference empowers students, faculty to fight for gender equity

City Women Rock conference set for March 8
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter March 7, 2023
Now in its seventh year, The City Women Rock conference will take place in the P building on March 8.
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Anthony Walker and Alonzo Harvey host their B is for Black Wealth workshop.

City College alums return, guide students in building Black wealth

The event, sponsored by HUBU, marked the end of Black History Month
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor March 3, 2023
For San Diego City College alums Anthony Walker and Alonzo Harvey, closing out Black History Month on the campus was a full-circle moment.
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