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Jillian Geenen setting

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

Jillian Geenen makes the most of her time while sports are on pause
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief 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.
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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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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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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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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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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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