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Be it catching up with friends or on the game, the Monkey Paw provides a comfortable place to enjoy a pint. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crafting Culture

The Monkey Paw redefines
what it means to be a college bar
Mark Elliott May 19, 2015

There’s something one should know every time they look to the drafts and swirling colored chalkboard at the Monkey Paw. There’s a laboratory hidden behind those many taps. There are breakers boiling,...

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Model: Rae Vasquez, San Diego City College student. Fashions sponsored by designer Oseas Villatoro (Photo by David Del Valle)

Sound Of Silence

Becoming More Socially Aware of Who We Are Individually, it is Only Natural to Reject Surrounding Labels and Stereotypes
David Del Valle December 12, 2014

Sometimes we become the labels we are given, other times we run away.Whether they where passed onto us from another, or given to us by ourselves, either way the labels and stereotypes that surround us...

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An altar was set up in memory of Bernadette Ondevilla at the Day of the Dead Festival on campus in October. (Photo courtesy of Nilo Ondevilla)

A Silent Cry

Father of City College Student Who Died in Suicide Attempt Works to Keep Her Memory Alive Through Positive Change
Lupe Diaz December 12, 2014

Norbert, a category three hurricane, had just swirled off the Pacific coast of Southern Baja the day before and was expected to cause up to 6-foot swells and dangerous riptides. An advisory was in effect...

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Fine art professors Wayne Hulgin and Terry Hughes-Oelrich (far right) chat while students from their art classes examine the works in the gallery. (Photo by Lupe Diaz)

City College Professors Embrace New Art Space

“We Are in Such a Great Place in the Center of Downtown,” Artist YC Kim Says
Lupe Diaz December 12, 2014

San Diego City College now has a spacious art gallery located in Room 314 of the Arts and Humanities building thanks to a voter-approved construction bond program. “We are in such a great place in the...

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San Diego City College students gather for a round of games in the cafeteria in late November. (Photo by Dane Allen)

Look for Some Magic in the Cafeteria

City College Student Gamers Gather Daily as Part of a Community
Dane Allen December 12, 2014

In the college cafeteria’s northeastern corner, players, spectators, and their companions lean over a table, much like knights in King Arthur’s court around a holy grail, the game board. The waxy plastic...

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Japanese cyclist Ryohei “Rio” Oguchi, pictured Nov. 21 in Bonita, stopped in San Diego recently as part of a global journey. (Photo by Celia Jimenez)

Dream Cycle

Japanese Cyclist Makes His Way Through San Diego on a Global Journey
Celia Jimenez December 12, 2014

Ryohei “Rio” Oguchi, a 34-year-old Japanese cyclist, is accomplishing one of his dreams — to travel around the world on bicycle. He has been on five continents, traveled more than 81,000 miles...

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Harvesting has been underway this fall at San Diego City College’s Seeds@City urban farm. (Photo by Todd Mata)

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Urban Farm Continues to Grow on Campus
Todd Mata December 12, 2014

Monday morning holds something different for everybody, but for those who work on San Diego City College’s urban farm, it is an opportunity to harvest and distribute the results of a season’s labor....

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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

Cross-Border, Multicultural Event Works to Revive the Image of Tijuana and the Border Region
Aldo Ramirez 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 region, even though they both belong...

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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

Newest City College Building Showcases a Community Investment
Aldo Ramirez 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 has done with the construction of the new Arts...

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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

Check out these venues in San Diego
Steve Churchill 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 the military for foreign wars. It can be frustrating,...

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Angelica Wallingford, Legend Editor-in-Chief

Editors’ Note

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. Our goal this time was to offer a mixture of...

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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

Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

Four years in construction, including corrective construction, $475 million, one contractor terminated, three bankrupted contractors, 20 months past the finish date, a hefty stack of drawings and diagrams,...

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