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Serra High School

VIDEO: Serra High School is changing its name after a unanimous school board vote

Kumeyaay Nation leaders supporting the move to Canyon Hill High
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Serra High School is changing its name, mascot, and colors after a successful student petition and vote by the San Diego Unified School Board.
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D'Marcus Andrus

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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News Radio Midday

CITY TIMES SOUND: Women’s History Month continues with City College events

Details of the new federal stimulus package are outlined in today's edition of News Radio Midday
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 10, 2021
In today's episode of News Radio Midday, Women's History Month continues at San Diego City College with a pair of virtual presentations this week. The new federal stimulus package is explained. Also, the wet weather in San Diego is bringing heavy rain and snow. Learn how long it will last.
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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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News Radio Midday

CITY TIMES SOUND: News Radio Midday debuts on Soundcloud

Twice-weekly show will feature a 10-minute student-produced radio news program
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 3, 2021
The students of City Times Sound debuted the first News Radio Midday show on Wednesday, March 3.
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Lentil soup and potato salad

VIDEO: A hearty lentil soup good anytime made from Hunger Action Day at City College

Are you up for the #citycookingchallenge? Share you best dish on social media
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer March 2, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez was back at San Diego City College's Hunger Action Day. He made a lentil soup with the onions, potatoes and carrots from his box of donated food.
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Vaccine

VIDEO: FDA recommends Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine as eligibility expands in San Diego County

New vaccination sites opening in Otay Mesa and Lemon Grove
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Friday, a day before new sites open in San Diego County.
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#CityCookingChallenge

VIDEO: Tuna melt, bowl of carrot soup on menu after Hunger Action Day at City College

#CityCookingChallenge kicks off with a make-at-home version of Panera's Pick 2
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer February 22, 2021
#CityCookingChallenge kicks off with City Times reporter Jesus Lopez putting together a make-at-home version of Panera's Pick 2.
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Carlos Cortez

Chancellor candidate Carlos Turner Cortez views role through educator’s lens (with podcast)

Get to know one of the four candidates to lead the district
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
Over the years, Carlos Turner Cortez applied several times to work under, and learn from, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Chainsaw

VIDEO: From elections results to power tools, 2020 a year of new Google trends

Searches went beyond the election, COVID-19
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 30, 2020
Google, the most used web search engine in the world, lets you see what was trending all year. So Newcene decided to take a look at the most searched things of 2020. 
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Chadwick Boseman

VIDEO: Boseman, Trebek among celebrities lost in 2020

In 2020, stars from sports and entertainment passed away
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 29, 2020
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was privately fighting colon cancer while working on a wide range of films. Boseman was one of a number of high-profile celebrities who died this year.
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US Hurricane Landfall Map

VIDEO: 2020 hurricane season broke all records

The Atlantic basin had a record breaking hurricane season with 30 named storms
Jesus Lopez, Meteorologist December 22, 2020
2020 was a record-breaking year for Atlantic hurricanes, a signal that sea surface temperatures are rising.
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