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Miski Abdi, left, Irela Cota, center, and Diego Bethea speak with City Time’s  Irie Caraballo while manning the ASG table at San Diego City City College’s Club Rush, March 14, 2024. Photo by Tresean Osgood/City Times Media

Student organizations at City College struggled to access reimbursements for over a year

An overly complicated process and miscommunication between ASG, accounting led to long waits
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist April 11, 2024
An overly complicated process and miscommunication between ASG, accounting led to long waits
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City Times Medias Irie Caraballo peaks over the top of solar eclipse glasses April 4, 2024. Photo by Susana Serrano/City Times Media

VIDEO: Here’s how City College students can view the April 8 solar eclipse

A solar eclipse is sweeping its way across North America, City College students have a chance to witness a piece of the event
Irie Caraballo, Multimedia Journalist April 8, 2024
A solar eclipse is sweeping its way across North America, City College students have a chance to witness a piece of the event
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San Diego Community College District Chancellor Greg Smith, far left, works on his computer while Bernie Rhinerson, middle left, Cody Peterson, middle right, and Shana Hazan, far right, talk before the 12th annual meeting between SDCCD and SDUSD begins March 19, 2024. Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

City College hosts 12th annual SDCCD, SDUSD joint meeting

The community college, K-12 school districts affirmed mutual goals to improve educational outcomes for students
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Managing Editor April 1, 2024
The districts affirmed mutual goals to improve educational outcomes for students
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Students walk around the tables at the AH quad for the clubs and programs available for students at Club Rush Carnival, August 24, 2023. Luz Jaimes/City Times Media

College Council embraces enrollment growth, addresses concerns over ‘cutting’ at City College

City College is ‘shifting resources’ based on student demand, administrators say
Naylise DeGroat, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2024
City College is ‘shifting resources’ based on student demand
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The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees and a student trustee sit during the board meeting at Mesa College, Thursday, March 14, 2024. The board members adopted resolutions that support Senate Bill 895 and Assembly Bill 2104 for a Community College Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing Pilot Program. Photo by Samantha Griffen/City Times Media

SDCCD Board of Trustees approves resolutions for proposed Baccalaureate Nursing Pilot Program

City College could be seeing another baccalaureate program coming to campus to help combat the nursing shortage in California
Samantha Griffen, Multimedia Journalist March 21, 2024
City College could be seeing another baccalaureate program coming to campus to help combat the nursing shortage in California
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Engineering majors Ady Gonzales, lower left, Michaela Lule Noemi, top left, and Isac Henriques Luz, right, study together in the math center after classes Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Photo by Irie Caraballo/City Times Media

A new bill could cut prerequisite math courses in California. City College professors and tutors are against it

AB 1705 aims to speed up completions, but opposition argues it would cause more harm than good
Irie Caraballo, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2024
AB 1705 aims to speed up completions, but opposition argues it would cause more harm than good.
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City College Chicano/a Studies professor Justin Akers Chacón speaks in support of a resolution reaffirming the San Diego Community College District’s commitment to free speech and academic freedom next to guest attendees and M.E.Ch.A students, March 4, 2024. The resolution, which was introduced by Chicana/o Studies professor America Martinez, was co-authored by Martinez, Mona Alsoraimi-Espiritu, Norell Martinez, Octavio García and Chacón. Photo by Keila Menjivar Zamora/City Times Media

BREAKING: City College Academic Senate passes resolution affirming free speech, academic freedom for Palestine solidarity expression

Over 40 community members, students attend meeting
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2024
Over 40 community members, students attend meeting
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San Diego City College Chicano/a Studies Professor America Martinez, far left, finishes reading from her laptop a proposed Academic Senate resolution she co-authored seeking to reaffirm the San Diego Community College District’s commitment to free speech and academic freedom, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024. City College students snap their fingers in response to the resolutions final points. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

National free speech issue on college campuses reaches City College; Academic Senate resolution seeks to set the record straight

Palestine solidarity expression restricted at City and Mesa Colleges. Faculty say it infringes on free speech, academic freedom
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2024
Palestine solidarity expression restricted at City and Mesa Colleges. Faculty say it infringes on free speech, academic freedom
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Voters were sent their ballots and voter information guide earlier this month as March 5. Primary approaches Feb. 20, 2024. Photo by Kevin Ouellette/City Times Media

City College: What’s on your ballot? City Times links you to helpful election resources

City Times gives voters accessible information on candidates, ballot measures
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist February 21, 2024
City Times gives voters accessible information on candidates, ballot measures
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The ballot drop box outside of the City Heights Library is just one of the 146 available, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024. Photo by Kevin Ouellette/City Times Media

March ballots are out. Here’s how the City College community can prepare for the primary.

Registrar of Voters shares early and in-person voting options, urges participation in election
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist February 8, 2024
Registrar of Voters shares early and in-person voting options, urges participation in “historic” election
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Hiring signs posted around City College campus advertising the new starting pay for hourly employees. Chancellor Greg Smith hopes increasing the minimum wage at the district will draw more high quality candidates to SDCCD. Photo by Bailey Kohnen/City Times Media

SDCCD raises minimum wage with eye toward social justice, staying competitive

Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist February 6, 2024
Classified employees will now make $30.58, hourly employees $22.31.
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San Diego City College students Tanner Frank and Dahlia Davis walk along campus during the first of two storms that will hit San Diego beginning Thursday, Feb. 01, 2024. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

City College administrators prepare campus for storms with public alerts, readiness measures

Campus officials convene emergency meeting, urge caution and student preparedness
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist February 1, 2024
Campus officials convene emergency meeting, urge caution and student preparedness
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