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SDCCD First Meeting

Replacements high on priority list for SDCCD Board of Trustees

The process to replace Trustee Sean Elo-Rivera continues today
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief February 4, 2021
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the year, covering several topics including replacing a trustee and the search for a new chancellor.
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Joe Biden mask mandate

VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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Sofia Burke

VIDEO: COVID-19 makes history in 2020

The pandemic is the top news story of the year
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 11, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted the entire world since its first confirmed case in the United States on January 21, 2020. The pandemic was selected as the top news story of the year.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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Cal Fire Map

3 tips to preparing for wildfire evacuations

Recent Willow Fire a reminder that fires can happen year-round
Noelle Mortensen and Vicky Pineda December 3, 2020
Overnight a wild fire erupted in Rancho San Diego. As of 8:55 a.m. the Willow Fire is 30 acres and 50% contained, only one home was destroyed and six homes were damaged. 
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Wilma Wooten

VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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Joseph I. Castro, Ph.D.

California State University to welcome new chancellor

Castro is the first California native CSU chancellor
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 12, 2020
As many City College students prepare to transfer to a Cal State University this spring, the system will have a new face in leadership starting in January.
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Bonnie Ann Dowd

SDCCD announced financial contingency plan to kick in next year

Plans to take short-term loans against future state funding
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
With little hope of another round of federal pandemic relief coming, the San Diego Community College District needs to seek out new ways to cover daily expenses.
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COVID-19 barriers

San Diego Latino communities face systemic barriers to COVID-19 testing

Barriers prevent Latinos from undergoing COVID-19 testing
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Serious and systemic barriers are preventing Latino communities from undergoing COVID-19 testing and engaging in contact tracing programs in San Diego County, according to a report released by The Chicano Federation on Sept. 28.
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Constance Carroll

Search for the next San Diego City College District chancellor underway

Applications and nominations are being accepted
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees has posted the Chancellor Profile and is now accepting applications and nominations for the position to replace Constance Carroll.
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City College, March 16. 2020

SDCCD, City College classes to remain online for remainder of academic year

Announcement made in advance of a virtual forum by Chancellor Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 17, 2020
The San Diego Community College District, one of the largest in California, will remain online with its instruction through the academic year, including the January 2021 intersession and spring 2021 semester.
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Supreme Court Following Facade Restoration

State, district chancellors respond to DACA decision

The Supreme Court of the United States blocked an attempt to repeal DACA
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 18, 2020
The Supreme Court blocked the attempt by the administration of President Donald Trump to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on July 18.
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