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New for spring 2021, 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 each semester. 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.

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

The Science Behind Launching a New Building

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 movers are here!” head lab technician Ed Sebring...

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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

Georgette Todd 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 transfer on time because there’s been a requirement...

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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

Amanda Rhoades 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. You're a passive observer and it is all moving...

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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...

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Remembering Saturday Knights

Remembering Saturday Knights

When Football Reigned at City College
David Pradel May 14, 2014

Thirty years ago at Balboa Stadium, the sounds of helmets clashing could be heard as the home crowd cheered on the City Knights football team under lights that shined down on the glory and pain of the...

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Don’t Be Afraid to Cook: Put Down the Take-Out Menu and Fire Up Your Stove

Jennifer Manalili May 14, 2014

Alright, let’s admit it. When it comes to cooking, too many people make too many excuses not to cook. There’s never enough time, the drive-through is so much easier and ordering takeout looks more...

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Artie Ojeda at NBC 7 after his newscast. Photo credit: Troy Orem

The Marathon of the Anchorman

News Anchor Artie Ojeda Found his Calling at City College
David Pradel May 14, 2014

As the sun begins to rise, sweat drips down Artie Ojeda's face as his eyes capture the beauty of San Diego. The local news anchor isn’t wearing a suit and tie but rather sporting his running clothes....

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Curran Plaza: Then and Now (photo illustration). Photo credit: Troy Orem

City’s First Century: 100 Years of Students, Education and Construction

1914: San Diego Junior College, which would later become known as San Diego City College, was founded with 35 students and four instructors. It was the first community college in San Diego and the fifth...

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With wardrobes selected for performers, cosmetology students prep the cast for the final dress rehearsal of

Setting the Scene: A Look Behind the Curtain at What Makes a Musical at City College

Amber Henry and Amber Henry May 14, 2014

There is a vibrancy in the aura around the theater for San Diego City College's centennial spring musical production, "In the Heights." It is half past 7 p.m. and you can already feel the electrifying...

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Swept Under the Rug: Solving San Diego’s Homeless Issue isn’t as Easy as it Seems

Mark Elliott May 14, 2014

They’re all around us, you’ll notice. Take a stroll after class and you’ll see them surrounding San Diego City College. Try to walk to Pokez for a bite to eat and their blue tarp and shopping-cart-made...

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The voice actors prepare themselves, doing multiple readings to fine tune the voices they will use for the show. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Dramas to Hit the Airwaves: Student Radio Brings Back an Old Art Form

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

Before the average American household had more TVs than people, radio dramas were a vital part the entertainment industry. They began airing in the 1920s, but were popularized in 1938 when Orson Welles’...

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There are many resources available to those hoping to quit the nicotine habit. (Photo illustration) Photo credit: Troy Orem

No Easy Way Out: A Stressed-Out Student’s Take on Kicking the Habit

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

It has been one month, 15 days and 10 hours since I had my last cigarette. According to the app on my phone, I’ve saved $75.91 since then by not inhaling 1.735 grams of tar into my lungs. This equates...

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