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Christina Painton, Newcene

LEGEND: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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Kamala Harris hugs girl

LEGEND: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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Happy holidays

LEGEND: Holidays can still be celebrated from home

City Times offers students a pandemic-friendly, practical guide for holiday celebrations
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
With San Diego moving to the purple tier, California’s strictest level, many students and families are wondering how to quarantine efficiently during the holiday season. City Times offers activities you can still do safely and at a distance during the pandemic.
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Dave Eichinger

LEGEND: City College photo professor making best with dark (class)room

Dave Eichinger overcoming challenges of teaching photography classes remotely during the pandemic
Brittney Gray, Contributor December 18, 2020
The darkroom may be closed, but San Diego City College students are still learning the methods of photography with Dave Eichinger, a professor of photography for 16 years.
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Aztec student union

LEGEND: College enrollments drop; City College, SDSU students react

COVID-19 is impacting the amount of students applying
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected several areas of life this year including student enrollment, which is down according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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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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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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City College student studying at LRC

Where to pull an all-nighter in San Diego

San Diego has fun coffee shops for late-night studying
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor December 9, 2019
With winter intersession just around the corner, college students are looking for a place to study. Luckily, San Diego is equipped with many coffee shops that are open 24 hours.
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A woman presents Humberto Gurmilan with a big check.

City College professor is giving the dream

Humberto Gurmilan is a former sportscaster who left his job to focus on charity.
Sonny Garibay, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2019
Every grownup was once a kid who wanted to be something when they grew up. Finding a person who lived out their first dream is rare for various reasons.
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HOW TO: Check out the fall 2019 edition of Legend

The cost of vaping, faculty giving back, honors for City Times and -- just in time for finals --all-night studying hotspots
Legend Staff November 19, 2019
The cover story of this edition of the Legend takes a closer look at the cost of addiction to vaping products.
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A graphic of a skull vaping

Vaping related lung injuries reveal cost of addiction

San Diego County health officials, law enforcement, sound off on the risks of vape products.
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, News Editor November 9, 2019
Electronic cigarettes were introduced as a less harmful and more attractive option than cigarettes. With their easy-to-hide appearance and fruity flavors, vaping products are an alluring item to many, yet they hide one key element: they are highly addictive.
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City College artists and models gathered at Idea1 in downtown San Diego for BREAKTHROUGH: The Future

City FX offers a unique opportunity for community college students

City College special effects artists showcased their talent in downtown San Diego
Angel Cazares, Arts and Culture Editor November 8, 2019
San Diego City College is home to a unique curriculum called City FX, which is a special effects makeup program created to offer students an affordable way to study and learn how to create prosthetics. 
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