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Photo credit: Jennifer Manalili.

A Tribute to Breakfast

Jennifer Manalili December 11, 2013

How does that old saying go? Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day, but with busy schedules at work and at school, it may feel too difficult to have a good meal.Here are a few...

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A worker tends to coffee plants at the Maya Vinic Cooperative in Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico in August 2011. Photo courtesy of David Schmidt.

Fair Trade Coffee Vs. Free Trade Coffee

Sandra Galindo December 10, 2013

Many students perform the daily ritual of drinking a cup of coffee at our cafeteria; what we don’t know is what is behind that much needed, energizing drink. Farmers and workers around the world are...

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Illustration of South Korean pop-star, PSY.Photo credit: Adam Baird.

So much more than Gangnam Style

Jennifer Manalili December 10, 2013

No one could have predicted the success of “Gangnam Style.” Many may have written PSY off as a one-hit wonder, but with his chubby exterior and colorful humor, he is himself a departure from...

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Financial Aid Secrets

Tom Swell December 10, 2013

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Pell Grant? Board of Governor’s Waiver (BOGW)? Scholarships? Will any of these funds have to be paid back? Many students need extra cash while in...

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Rest in Peace: A Tribute and Retrospective on the (Dying) Zombie Trend

Jennifer Manalili December 9, 2013

Nothing seems to be more predominate right now then our fascination with the undead, and it’s a phenomenon that continues to come back from the dead over and over again.Zombies for lack of a better...

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The new science building at San Diego City College, featuring its own planetarium, will open in 2014.Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar

City Looks to the Stars

Tom Swell December 9, 2013

Students this spring will have opportunities never dreamed of 100 years ago when City College was founded. Take the new Science Building, located just east of the L building at the corner of 16th and B...

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Looking Beyond the Present

Veronica Gaeta December 9, 2013

The term "millennial" describes a generation of people born plugged into technology. It defines a society brought up to believe that they could accomplish and succeed in anything that they set their minds...

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Evelyn Segura goes through her daily regimen at City Boxing in San Diego on Oct. 17.Photo credit: Miguel Rodriguez

The Thrill of the Fight

Miguel Rodriguez December 9, 2013

As she walks through the entryway that reads “House of Champions,” she leaves her worries at the door and enters a world where the pressures of the reality outside seem meaningless. She can...

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Part of Jim Colbert's Legacy lies in his

The Man of the Knight

Miguel Rodriguez December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is honoring coach, educator, and mentor, Jim Colbert as a Knight whose legacy will shine bright in the hearts, minds and spirits of the campus community. Colbert passed away from...

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Construction of new buildings at San Diego City College has caused the closure of surrounding sidewalks, making it challenging and at times unsafe for students to find their way around campus.Photo credit: Ahmad Blue.

Getting to Class in One Piece

Christine Marcucci December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is an urban community college with a unique layout, separating it from other traditional, self-contained colleges and spans several blocks, covering over 60 acres. Three buildings...

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Exterior of new library located at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego.Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

New Central Library Finally Opens

Christine Marcucci December 9, 2013

After three-and-a-half decades of planning, the new nine-floor Central Library is now open. Located within a mile of City College at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego along the new Park-to-Bay promenade,...

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Salvador Torres works on his drawings at a local San Diego cafe in October.Photo credit: Andrew Hahn.

The Architect of the Dream

Juan Carlos Siezar December 8, 2013

Everyone can think about or plan something for the future. As a matter of fact, most people do it constantly, but it takes more than that to become a true visionary and see beyond what the rest can see....

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