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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.

CHECK OUT THE DEBUT EDITION OF CITYSCENE

East Village Haunts: Quick and Convenient Places to Satisfy Your Hunger Near Campus

Jennifer Manalili and Mark Elliott May 14, 2014

It's not always the easiest thing to find time to eat when you're a busy college student, but sometimes you need to take a break from leftovers and tear yourself away from the usual cafeteria food and...

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Victims of sexual assault have a variety of resources available to them to cope. (Photo illustration) Photo credit: Troy Orem

Rape: Understanding the Crime and Knowing Your Resources

Phoenix Webb May 14, 2014

The U.S. has changed greatly since 1929, when the FBI defined rape as “The carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will,” Ms. Magazine reported in 2011. Today there is a new...

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Smartphonetography: How to Get the Best Shot With the Camera You’ve Got

Troy Orem May 14, 2014

The first digital camera was developed by Eastman Kodak in 1975. It weighed about 7 pounds, required 16 batteries to run and took 23 seconds to expose an image. Luckily for today's consumer, technology...

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A person recording a St. Patricks Day event on an iPad Photo credit: Troy Orem

Enjoy the Concert, Don’t Record It: Keep the Photos to a Minimum, Eyes on the Stage and Have a Fun Time

Amanda Rhoades May 14, 2014

In the movie “Almost Famous,” writer William Miller finds himself scribbling down notes at a Stillwater and Black Sabbath concert until Penny Lane takes his pencil away and shakes her head....

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Beyond Anime-tion: It’s All Fun, Games and Revenge When Comic-Con Breaks Out the Anime

Angelica Wallingford May 14, 2014

Cute little monsters that you capture and train, the alien hero who powers up to godlike status to save the world, a tentacle monster having relations with a scantily clad woman that is somehow related...

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Evolution of the ‘Con’: How the Center of Nerd Culture Became a Phenomenon of its Own

Jennifer Manalili May 14, 2014

  The lines are spiraling as the San Diego sun beats down on a couple thousand yards of tents that rest over a crowd that stretches behind the Convention Center toward the water. Thousands of...

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Co-Editors-In-Chief Adam Baird and Amanda Rhoades discuss magazine production outside the new Science Building on Nov. 20.Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

Editors’ Note

Adam Baird and Amanda Rhoades December 12, 2013

Dear Readers,We write this to you from our cramped, messy newsroom at San Diego City College, where countless issues of City Times have been created and more recently, the first issue of Legend Magazine...

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Two students stand across the street from City College's new theater in the 1970s. The complex, located on C Street, is now known as the Saville Theatre. Photo courtesy of the City Times archive.

Past and Present

Ahmad Blue December 11, 2013

San Diego City College was established in 1914 with only 5 members and 35 students. It would be the first community college in San Diego County. The campus was originally a group of houses the campus had...

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Model Gerson Perez. Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

The Hardest Fight

Sandra Galindo December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; but also impotence. These students are also known...

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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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