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CityScene, Fall 2021 Cover

CityScene is an art and culture magazine by the staff of City Times. It is a new direction for the staff, which previously produced the award-winning Legend magazine.

 

CityScene provides students the opportunity for class workshops and hands-0n experience in writing, editing, and producing a magazine alongside a news website and newspaper.

 

CHECK OUT THE FALL 2021 MUSIC EDITION OF CITYSCENE


Ron Dhanifu

MAGAZINE: Jazz radio returns after the lockdown

The station is on-air Monday through Friday
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 17, 2021
KSDS-FM Jazz 88.3, San Diego’s award-winning only full-time jazz radio station since 1985, went back to live broadcasting in January of 2021.
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Ruby Rodriguez Chavez parents reunion

MAGAZINE: 4 City College students share stories of hardship, pain at VAMP

Storytelling showcase allows students to turn painful experiences into beautiful performances
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
Four City College students tell the stories behind their VAMP showcase performances.
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VAMP performers and producers

VAMP a chance for City College students to turn pain into performance

Storytelling "is part of a really powerful inheritance and legacy"
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
VAMP, Visual Audio Monologue Performance, is taught in many City College English classes where all students are encouraged to submit work for the opportunity to perform in front of a virtual audience.
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Fountain in Chicano Park

MAGAZINE: City College’s student news organization debuts new magazine

Produced by the staff of City Times, CityScene focuses on arts and culture
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021
As the spring 2021 virtual semester comes to a close, City Times debuted its first volume of CityScene magazine, which focuses on arts and culture on and around the San Diego City College campus.
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DMarcus Andrus

PODCAST: Music paves road for City College’s D’Marcus Andrus

Music student and military veteran recently dropped his first album
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In the episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times, Will Mauriz talks with D'Marcus Andrus about his journey as a veteran and a City College student and making music.
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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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DMarcus Andrus

MAGAZINE: Marine veteran writes next chapter of his music story

City College home to music evolution of D’Marcus Andrus
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist March 11, 2021
The musical origin story of D’Marcus Andrus puts him on the streets of Japan setting up flyers for underground rap shows. Hw is now president of City College's Music Club.
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Christina Painton, Newcene

MAGAZINE: 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

MAGAZINE: 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

MAGAZINE: 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

MAGAZINE: 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

MAGAZINE: 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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