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SDCCD Chancellor Carlos Cortez stands in front of a screen and speaks into a black microphone

SDCCD chancellor, leadership outline priorities at City College forum

Four-year degree program, enrollment, housing and policing among topics discussed
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2022
Inside the warmth of the MS-140 room, faculty and staff gathered to hear Chancellor Carlos Cortez and district leadership present key priorities for SDCCD, bypassing the chilled lemonade and chewy chocolate chip cookies to settle in their seats on an unseasonably cold San Diego afternoon.
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David Rojas and Raymond Butler Jr. help serve gourmet sandwiches and beverages to veterans at the San Diego City College veteran job fair

Masks not required at SDCCD, City College starting Dec. 19

A significant drop in COVID-19-related illnesses led to change in policy
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2022
Masks will be optional on San Diego Community College District campuses, including San Diego City College, starting Monday, Dec. 19, officials announced on the SDCCD website.
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I Voted stickers

Why do City College students vote the way we do?

Students, faculty weigh in on what factors into casting ballots
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter November 5, 2022
Voting has been called essential to a well-functioning democracy, but often very few people have the time or the attention span to do extensive research on who or what they’re voting for. So, what subtle psychological forces play a part in our voting decisions?
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President Joe Biden is pictured walking outside in this undated photo from his Instagram profile @joebiden

Biden helps get out the vote at MiraCosta College

President shows support for Congressperson Mike Levin in advance of next week’s midterm elections
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022
President Joe Biden will visit MiraCosta College on Nov. 3 to join Congressperson Mike Levin in rallying voters for the midterm elections, according to an email sent to MiraCosta students and staff on Nov. 2 and an Eventbrite listing.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

VIDEO: Make your voice count — Cast your ballot before Nov. 8

Options include mail, drop-off and in-person voting
Jillian Fortner, Executive Producer, CTTV October 24, 2022
It’s time to get ready for the 2022 midterm elections coming up Tuesday, Nov. 8. To help prepare, here are some ways you can turn in your ballot in San Diego. 
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Student Debt

UPDATED: Take 5 minutes to complete new federal student loan debt relief application (we show you how)

Millions of Americans are eligible for thousands of dollars in relief after President Biden rolls out student debt relief application
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2022
The federal student loan debt relief application is officially available online, according to studentaid.gov.
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Patrick Henry students protesting at SDUSD board meeting

VIDEO/RADIO: Patrick Henry to restore some cut advanced classes

This controversy at the largest high school in San Diego featured on this week’s edition of Newscene
Jillian Fortner, Executive Producer, CTTV April 27, 2022
Patrick Henry High School, the largest in San Diego, aims to restore two canceled honors and advanced classes, according to an official from the San Diego Unified School District. 
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Campus closure sign at San Diego City College

City student, faculty among plaintiffs suing SDCCD over COVID-19 requirements

Lawsuit alleges SDCCD’s requirements violate civil rights and amount to religious discrimination
Jakob McWhinney, Managing Editor April 15, 2022
A San Diego City College faculty member and an alum are among a group of employees and students suing three Southern California community college districts alleging the district's COVID-19 vaccine, testing and masking requirements violated their civil rights.
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Election workers Ian (left) and Richard sit under a tent and in front of a ballot drop box in front of the registrar of voters building.

Election Day comes to the South Bay

The special election to fill Lorena Gonzalez’s seat in AD 80, home to thousands of City students, wraps up today
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 5, 2022
Today is the last day to vote in the special primary election for California Assembly District 80, which includes much of southern San Diego County and is home to thousands of City students.
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Lamont Jackson

VIDEO: A new superintendent selected for SDUSD

Daylight savings is also approaching in this week's edition of Newscene
Jillian Fortner, Executive Producer, CTTV March 9, 2022
San Diego Unified appointed a new superintendent to replace Cindy Marten, Roxy Vieira reports.
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President Ricky Shabazz speaks at podium

Low enrollment numbers split focus of City College administration

February College Council meeting marks a shift toward preparing to operate during the endemic phase of COVID-19
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
At the Feb. 16 College Council meeting, the agenda was split between two visions for the future: curriculum expansion in the form of Bachelor’s programs at community colleges and a turn of attention toward a growing part-time student population.
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State Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero

Newsom nominates first Latina to California Supreme Court

Patricia Guerrero, a daughter of immigrants, would become the high court’s first Latina — significant in a state court system where Latinos are underrepresented
Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters February 16, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom today nominated to the state Supreme Court Patricia Guerrero, a San Diego appeals court justice who, if confirmed, would be the first Latina to serve on California’s highest court.
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