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Jillian Geenen setting

For student-athletes headed to City College, COVID-19 creates uncertainty

May 14, 2020

Mission Bay High School senior Jillian Geenen, who is set to play volleyball at City College in the fall, is still struggling to adjust to this new normal.

Ty Johnson and Nicole Mckissick holding their dogs

City College student living the van life

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.

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

Cyanne Knight

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.

Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

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.

Lisa Chaddock in her garden

Geography professor brings comfort to students despite campus closure

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.

Ludovica Fadini

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

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.

Homemade document camera

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

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.”

First Lady Michelle Obama in a r4ed suit dancing with her eyes close with a group of girls in blue shirts.

Decade Review: Female Empowerment

December 31, 2019

The 2010s was a decade of progress, one thing that stands out is female empowerment and feminism. Let’s step back and take a look at what made the 2010s so great in female empowerment:

Famous meme features a little girl with purple shirt, side-eyeing at the camera.

Decade Review: Going Viral

December 31, 2019

Is there anything more representative of the 2010s than going viral? Let’s step back and take a look at some of the most viral moments of the 2010s:

Five books facing back, and five facing from, horizontally. From top to bottom: The Hate U Give, Know My Name, All the Light You Cannot See, Bossypants, and Born A Crime

Decade Review: Books

December 28, 2019

Whether you want to escape reality or review some of the most memorable nonfiction books, here are 10 of the most popular books of the decade.

Logo of Avengers: Endgame.

Decade Review: Movies

December 27, 2019

The past decade was dominated by superhero movies that won a trove of awards.

Decade Review: Sports

Mr Padre with his blue Padres uniform.

Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor

December 26, 2019

Memorable sports moments of the decade.

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