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Stand Up Speak Out

Kavanaugh protest flyer raises issues

Student organization behind “STOP KAVANAUGH!” flyer refer to the judge as a “sex offender.”
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor September 27, 2018
The International Socialist Organization-San Diego, a student-run organization at San Diego City College, is helping to organize a protest against United States Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
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Fans temporarily occupy the floors of the mailroom and room R-115. By David Ahumada

Water pipe breaks in R building ceiling

Rooms R-114 and R-115 were flooded after a water pipe in the ceiling broke in the overnight hours of Sept. 24.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor September 25, 2018
A wet surprise awaited staff members at San Diego City College on Sept. 25. San Diego Community College Police Department responded to a motion alarm on Sept. 24 at approximately 11:46 p.m. Officers found a leaking pipe in the ceiling of the R building.
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T building

Construction on A, D and T buildings nearing end

This project is among the last of the Proposition N projects that started in 2009.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor September 25, 2018
The A, D and T building at San Diego City College are scheduled to finish at the end of September after two years marked with delays, revisions and restorations. This project is among the last of the Proposition N projects that started in 2009, according to the most recent version of the district’s Proposition S and N Project Summary Table.
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Audience member raises hand

State of California gambles with new funding formula

San Diego Community College District unsure where it stands under new state formula.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2018
The latest uproar to a financial decision has come from the community college system after the new funding formula was implemented without much research into its potential effects.
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Annette Bening

Gala event held to benefit tuition-free Promise

Hollywood actress and former San Diego Mesa College student Annette Bening spoke at a benefit of San Diego Promise.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2018
The San Diego Community College District organized the event “An evening with Annette Bening” as a way to raise funds for its San Diego Promise program.
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Dr. Constance Carroll

Chancellor Carroll explains year full of changes for SDCCD

SDCCD chancellor explained how the new state funding formula will affect the district.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor September 18, 2018
A new formula affecting how the state of California allocates community college funding has resulted in the district making changes, Chancellor Dr. Constance Carroll explained in an open forum at San Diego City College on Sept. 18.
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Annette Bening

Local star raises money for Promise students

Four-time Academy Award nominee comes to San Diego to support community college students.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 18, 2018
Hollywood actress Annette Bening will headline the San Diego Community College District’s sold-out fundraising dinner for the San Diego Promise program on Sept. 20.
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City College Construction

City College construction is granted additional funds

SDCCD Board of Trustees approves more money for City College buildings.
David Ahumada, Visuals Editor September 13, 2018
An extra $5 million for change orders and claims related to the A, D and T Buildings construction project was approved by the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees at a meeting at the district office on Sept. 13.
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Gerrymandering Panel

City College professors discuss gerrymandering

San Diego City College professors tackle the gerrymandering issue prior to mid-term elections.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2018
How important is gerrymandering? How do we detect gerrymandering? Is it ethical? A panel of San Diego City College professors looked critically at this issue in an interdisciplinary discussion on Sept. 11.
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Claudia Osuna, San Diego Promise

San Diego Promise expands its reach

Enrollment more than tripled for 2018-19 school year.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2018
San Diego Community College District has established itself as the leader among community college districts in the area when it comes to offering student assistance. Other community colleges in the region offer one year of tuition-free education, but only SDCCD’s San Diego Promise offers its students two years.
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City College helping homeless, hungry students (story & video)

City College is bolstering its resources to help growing number of students in need.
Nadia Mishkin, News Editor September 11, 2018
Hunger and homelessness are a reality for a growing number of City College students. City College is bolstering its resources to help students in need.
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SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

Reform anticipates state law accelerating the path to transfer-level courses
Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 It’s been 26 years since a lawsuit against the California Community College System forced the state’s two-year colleges to agree to stop over-relying on standardized tests in student...

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