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Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 5, 2020
The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Star Wars Day - starwars.com

7 ways to celebrate ‘May the 4th’

Restrictions don’t have to cancel your Star Wars Day celebration
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer May 1, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Angel Cazares helps you connect with your inner Star Wars fan.
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City Speaks, Episode 1

PODCAST: Ballet Folklorico performer adjusts to stay-at-home orders

This is the debut episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 30, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College student Paula Quinonez has been unable to meet and practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe. She talks about what she misses in the debut episode of the City Speaks podcast.
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Train to Busan

REVIEW: “Train To Busan” a ride of a lifetime

South Korean film is thrilling, zombie-packed
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 29, 2020
Horror movies have had a trend of overproducing certain ideas. “Train to Busan” was the exception.
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Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

California community colleges are preparing for the continuation of online classes
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer April 28, 2020
Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.
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Blood mobile visiting San Diego City College

7 ways to give back during the pandemic

From mask collections to virtual food drives to blood donations by appointment, there are plenty of ways to help
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer April 27, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Uyen Pham gives you a way to give back during the pandemic.
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Kingdom Hearts 3

REVIEW: Kingdom Hearts 3

This video game is ideal for Disney and action fans under stay-at-home orders
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 24, 2020
The player tries to find his friends and fight back the darkness that is destroying worlds in the finale of the Kingdom Hearts saga. 
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San Diego City College sign on corner of 16th and C st.

City College students will receive financial aid from the government

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides aid to higher education
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 23, 2020
San Diego City College students will receive just under 2.3 million in financial aid from the federal government, according to the database that lists the allocations for each college and university across the country.
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Ty Johnson and Nicole Mckissick holding their dogs

City College student living the van life

Minimalist lifestyle has upsides, challenges during pandemic
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 22, 2020
Nicole Mckissick, her boyfriend Ty Johnson, and their two dogs arrived in San Diego in a 1998 Chevy Express in March 2019. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how McKissick lives.
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6 movies to watch from home

Streaming services aren't the only resource for movies -- check out the library for a catalog of great flicks
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 21, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Angel Cazares recommends movies to break up the long days at home.
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City administrators and laptops

Students to receive donated laptops from City College

Officials hope to have as many as 5,000 laptops available
Luz Jaimes, Staff Writer April 17, 2020
San Diego City College will be giving out 500 laptops and Wi-Fi hubs to deserving students starting today, according to an email sent by San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz on Tuesday and confirmed on social media today.
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Graduation 2018

City students, faculty react to commencement postponement

With City's annual graduation ceremony pushed back, students express fears of missing out (FOMO)
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 15, 2020
Due to a statewide restriction of assembling large groups, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll announced in an email that City's May 22 ceremony has been postponed to summer or fall, or perhaps in a digital format.
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