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Earth Day celebrations at City College

Evonne Ermey

April 19, 2010

City College has a number of Earth Day events planned for students and faculty to enjoy. The Environmental Stewardship Committee will be hosting Art Walk for Earth, an eight-day event, that will go from April 19-22 and April 26-29. During this event student art, of an environmentally conscious theme, will be displayed in the LRC Library. Curran Plaza will be the site of spoken...

Tips and tricks to living the green life

Jacqueline Filla

April 19, 2010

With Earth Day on the horizon and the green movement going global, many are wondering how to take part and grow towards green. It may be a simple question, but quite overwhelming. Does one just bring cloth bags to the store, recycle cans, or does contributing a small step somehow leave you with the lingering obligation to start an at-home compost and make the switch to organic...

TV/Film professor reflects on a long career in education and induction into NATAS

Brittany Johnson

April 19, 2010

The dedication, passion and 28 years of education to students in the Radio TV Film Industry has earned Professor John Hildebrand an induction into the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle (NATAS). "I was shocked when I heard," said Hildebrand regarding the recognition. This award is given to educators who have dedicated at least 25 years to either...

Chocolate Earth Pie

Bri Heath

April 19, 2010

Ingredients: Crust: 2 cups crushed Oreo cookies (no cream filling) 3 1/2 to 4 tbsp butter Unsweetened whipped cream: 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 tsp vanilla Chocolate Pudding: 6 to 8 tbsp unsweetened cocoa 1/2 cup sugar 6 tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp vanilla 3 cups whole milk 1 cup whole milk (cold) Garnish: Some mint leaves (desired strength) Directions: Melt butter....

Professor Corona on writing, teaching, and learning at City

Sidney Bryant

April 19, 2010

Laurel Corona, reading and writing since the age of 4, credits her older sister for the success and limelight she has gained from being a professional writer. "Over 55 years I have been writing," she said. Corona became a member of the San Diego City College faculty in 1990. She was first a dean, and then became a full-time professor of humanities and English. Corona was...

PTK President dedicated to chapter’s success and growth

Abigail Malchow

April 19, 2010

A day in the life of Liam Liedorff, president of Phi Theta Kappa's Beta Iota Kappa chapter at San Diego City College, can be quite chaotic. In addition to his PTK duties, Liedorff attends school full time as a computer science major, teaches music, plays in a band and is a devoted husband and father. "I have no free time," Liedorff said. "Every minute I have I try to multitask." Liedorff...

Homeless student strives to raise awareness

Cristo de Guzman

April 5, 2010

City College student Melanie Stuart has decided to "come out" as being homeless. In 2005, on her return from New York after attending the United Nations Department of Public Information Conference and the fifth anniversary commemorating 9/11, she was faced with lack of finances. She has been homeless since September of 2006. City Times: You knew you'd be running out of money...

Lisa Lake returns to RTVC

Brittany Johnson

April 5, 2010

Lisa Lake, professional television broadcaster and philanthropist, has completed a full circle back at City College - only this time, she is on the other side of the desk. Last year, the Radio and Television and Multimedia Department approached Lake with the idea of teaching a class. The department chair, Laura Castaneda, said she knew Lisa would make a great professor at...

Chicken di Farina D’Avena

Bri Heath

April 5, 2010

For chicken: Ingredients: 8 raw or previously cooked chicken breast tenders, thawed 4 to 6 cups oatmeal 1/8 cup water 3 eggs ´ tablespoon butter, melted 1 tbsp garlic, minced ´ tbsp garlic juice _ cup diced onion, raw 1 tsp lemon juice ´ tbsp basil ´ tbsp oregano 1 tsp vegetable salt ´ tsp table salt 1 ´ tsp fresh ground pepper 1 ¨ tsp paprika 3 to 4 tbsp olive oil Directions: Sautée...

Emerald Isle of beer

Dan Berger

March 15, 2010

It's already St. Patrick's Eve, and all you've planned for is a night out with friends at some random Irish pub, drinking the same bargain domestic beer you have stuck to ever since that high school party when you were first introduced to "beer." So how about something new this St. Patty's Day? You can drink that beer-flavored water any other day of the year. So put on those...

St. Patty’s stew

Heath, Bri

March 15, 2010

Ingredients: 1 whole package raw corned beef that comes with a seasoning packet 1 ´ large yellow onions, raw 10 raw potatoes 5 whole raw carrots I whole raw green cabbage 4 cups water 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 large tbsp creole seasoning 1 tsp basil You will need at least a 4 quart crock pot to cook the stew in Directions: Put water, seasoning packet, basil, creole seasoning,...

A day to be Irish

Tom Andrew

March 15, 2010

This year in San Diego, St. Patrick's Day will be celebrated in style with plenty of things to do that will have you feeling like you have just inherited the luck of the Irish, even if you were born somethin' else. If you enjoy parades, then Saturday, March 13, 2010, is your day. San Diego's St. Patrick's Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Fifth and Laurel, traveling up Fifth...

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