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Cyanne Knight

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

The San Diego Convention Center is being repurposed as a homeless shelter to prevent the further spread of COVID-19
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer April 13, 2020
With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.
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Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

Paula Quinonez explains her experience while in quarantine
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 9, 2020
Prior to the quarantine, Paula Quinonez would practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe twice a week. Now the group meets weekly on a Zoom call to talk and dance.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD incumbents move forward toward general election

Incumbents took the lead in their respective district primary elections
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor April 8, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees’ primary election results are in, with two current incumbents, alongside two new candidates, holding a position in the November elections.
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Student on computer

7 tips for online class success

With classes going remote, staying on track has been more challenging than ever
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 7, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Elisabeth Vermeulen gives you tips to thrive in our new reality.
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Lisa Chaddock in her garden

Geography professor brings comfort to students despite campus closure

With classes transitioning online on short notice, geography professor Lisa Chaddock makes the best out of the situation
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 3, 2020
Lisa Chaddock has been teaching physical geography at San Diego City College for 14 years. Throughout all her years of teaching, she has never experienced an outbreak such as COVID-19.
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City College

LIVE UPDATES: The latest from City College amid COVID-19 concerns

City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community.
City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community
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REVIEW: ‘The Invisible Man’ a must-see thriller

A haunting modern horror that proves the terror of abuse and obsession is streaming now
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer April 2, 2020
I had a chance to watch “The Invisible Man" recently and left the theater feeling terrified. Editor's note: This review contains spoilers for "The Invisible Man."
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Practicing yoga

3 workouts you can do at home

Gym equipment isn't needed to stay physically fit during quarantine
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 1, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Gabriel Schneider helps you keep your body and mind in shape from home.
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Ludovica Fadini

Italian student at City College sees life change ‘drastically’ here, at home

As a foreign exchange student, Ludovica Fadini is not allowed to travel home to Italy
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer March 31, 2020
There have been nearly 102,000 positive cases in Italy, and 11,591 deaths due to the coronavirus, as of March 30. And Ludovica Fadini, a foreign exchange student at San Diego City College from Milan, is helpless to do anything.
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Books in front of a closed door

8 books to (spring) break away from quarantine

As quarantine continues for City College students, reading can be a great escape
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 30, 2020
In this edition of News You Can Use, managing editor Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle shares her favorite books to read over spring break at home.
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Homemade document camera

City College math professor ‘didn’t think the semester was gonna start’

Statistics professor Carolyn Thomas initially faced with resistance over her coronavirus concerns
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer March 29, 2020
From day one of spring semester, City College statistics professor Carolyn Thomas brought information to class regarding the now widely known coronavirus, COVID-19. Having followed the case since early January, Thomas said, “I didn't think the semester was gonna start.”
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San Diego City College

City, SDCCD extends online classes

As a response to COVID-19, SDCCD will have remote learning options only through spring and summer
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 26, 2020
The San Diego City College District has decided to continue online classes throughout the rest of the spring semester and summer intersession in response to COVID-19, the district announced by email earlier today. San Diego City College will remain closed while all student resources like counseling, tutoring, and health services will be provided remotely for now.
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