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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks about how the city restructured its Police Department diminish crime rates. He spoke at a press conference Oct. 19 at CECUT, Cultural Center of Tijuana, headquarters of Tijuana Innovadora. (Photo by Celia Jimenez)

Inside Tijuana Innovadora

December 12, 2014

The cities of San Diego and Tijuana go beyond sharing their geography — they share a culture all their own due to the social environment that is created in...

The student lounge known as the “Mailbox” sits at the southeast corner of 16th and C streets, next to the new Arts and Humanities Building. (Photo by Lupe Diaz)

Investing in Educational Architecture

December 12, 2014

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” There is no better example of that than what San Diego City College...

Even if you’re under 21, you don’t have to be at the bar to enjoy live music at Cafe 21 in San Diego (Photo by Steve Churchill)

Lots to Do if You’re Under 21

December 12, 2014

You’ve turned 18, graduated from high school, enrolled in college — feeling like an adult. You can drive a car, vote in elections, be drafted into th...

Editors’ Note

Angelica Wallingford, Legend Editor-in-Chief

Angelica Wallingford

May 14, 2014

Last issue, we resurrected Legend at a time when everything was going digital. Now, it’s all about refining the publication and changing things up...

Construction continues as the Arts and Humanities and Business Technology building are prepared for the fall 2014 opening. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Building a New City: All the Details on City College’s Campus Facelift

May 14, 2014

Four years in construction, including corrective construction, $475 million, one contractor terminated, three bankrupted contractors, 20 months past the...

True Photographers: Challenge Seekers and Image Takers Share Their Knowledge

Juan Carlos Siezar

May 14, 2014

Nowadays, where does one draw the line between a photographer and someone with an index finger or a thumb to press the shutter release? Sure modern DSLRs are very useful tools, but how fancy the camera is matters very little if the person holding it doesn't know how to get the best out of it. David Eichinger and Craig Carlson are two photo professors at City College who know the i...

Heidi Bunkowske holding a copy of

Mastermind Behind the Centennial Celebration

May 14, 2014

Thirteen years ago, San Diego City College Public Relations Officer Heidi Bunkowske already understood what the importance of 2014 would hold. It would...

The In’s and Out’s of the Nail Salon

Phoenix Webb

May 14, 2014

Nail design is an art form. There are colors, textures and lengths that all vary from person to person, and nail technicians are the artists. Nail technicians are professionals who must be licensed by the state of California. According to the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, nail technicians must have completed 400 hours of education and have passed the state...

The Science Behind Launching a New Building

Guests experience the planetarium, a feature in the new Science Building. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Phoenix Webb

May 14, 2014

It's the end of the fall 2013 semester, and astronomy Professor Lisa Will is preparing for the Science Department to move into its new facilities. “The...

The Career/Transfer Center helps with finding students jobs and transferring to a four-year university. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Planning Out Your Future: Transfer/Career Center Helps Students Achieve Their Goals

May 14, 2014

What if you attend City College and after spending some semesters pillaging through General Education classes, you discover that you can’t trans...

A March 16 ride takes The Awarewolfs from the Old Trolley Barn Park in University Heights through Mission Valley and ends at Fiesta Island, where The Awarewolfs relax and enjoy each others company. Photo credit: Troy Orem

All Cyclists Are Not Created Equal: The Awarewolfs Bring a Fresh Perspective to Cycling in San Diego

May 14, 2014

In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV...

It’s Okay to Ask for Help: Breaking the Mental Health Stigma and Utilizing the Most Underused Resource on Campus

Georgette Todd

May 14, 2014

Everyone has problems and ways to deal with them. Sometimes, though, how we deal with those challenges creates even more problems. Coping through excessive food, sex, drinking and drug use aren’t necessarily the only signs that something’s wrong, but they’re the most obvious benchmarks for professionals to cite as a cause for concern. But there’s a canopy...

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