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Dr. Leroy Brady holds up a flier for his new Business of Cannabis class.

Business of Cannabis class coming to City College

BUS 145 begins Nov. 5.
Jade Benn, Staff Writer October 10, 2019
In response to the boom in the legal cannabis industry, San Diego City College has created a first-of-its-kind class for a California community college
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Elisabeth Warren addresses member of the media after her town hall event.

College students a focus of Elizabeth Warren town hall

San Diego City College students share their thoughts on the Democratic candidate.
Lacey Stefano and Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle October 4, 2019
Senator Elizabeth Warren who has high hopes in the 2020 presidential election spoke tonight at Waterfront Park about her campaign.
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A crowd gathers outside for the Elizabeth Warren town hall.

LIVE UPDATES: Elizabeth Warren town hall

Newscene and City Times are on scene at the Elizabeth Warren town hall.
The Elizabeth Warren town hall was held at Waterfront Park Oct. 3. City Times and Newscene were present to provide live updates from the event.
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City College students wait in line in the financial aid office.

City College students wait for student aid

"Unforeseen technical issues" cited as the cause for the delay.
Jade Benn, Staff Writer September 24, 2019
San Diego City College students are dealing with student aid 
delays due to unforeseen 
technical difficulties.
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Uber/Lyft driver on City College campus

UPDATE: Independent contractor bill passes California State Senate

If you will be affected by AB5, City Times wants to hear your story.
Sonny Garibay, Editor-in-Chief September 11, 2019
The State Senate passed California Assembly Bill 5 late last night, an attempt to reshape the gig economy many City College students rely on for income, but is likely to face a long battle through the courts.
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A City College student uses the Smart Market Vending machine.

Camera, infrared-equipped snack machines arrive at City College

The San Diego Community College District is confident in the steps it is taking to protect the privacy of students using the machines.
Scott Gardinier , Copy Editor September 4, 2019
Smart Market vending machines, equipped with cameras, infrared sensors and fingerprint scanners, were placed in the bottom of the S building over the summer, providing students and faculty with easy access to food items like bottled drinks, packaged salads and ready-made sandwiches.
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City College students Sebastian Dunne and Andrew Leal

Special elections scheduled for City College ASG

Advisers of the student government hope to generate more interest this semester.
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor August 29, 2019
As the fall semester at San Diego City College begins, the Associated Student Government is handing out packets for candidates to run for student office. 
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Chris Manis standing in front of a coming soon sign hanging over a closed section of the cafeteria.

UPDATE: City College cafeteria facing more delays

Budget issues are limiting food options currently available to students.
Angel Cazares, Arts and Culture Editor August 23, 2019
UPDATE: In an email to City Times the district has confirmed that a contract has now been signed for the installation of kitchen equipment in the cafeteria. However, due to delays in the delivery of a portion of the equipment, the opening of the cafeteria will be pushed back further.
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The San Diego City College Bookstore

City College welcomes back students, faculty

Services are available for new and returning students.
Sonny Garibay, Editor-in-Chief August 20, 2019
San Diego City College convened for the 2019 fall semester on Monday, welcoming back new students, returners and faculty.
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City College offices will remain open during the summer. By Diangela Veras

Student support services to remain open at City College during summer break

With some schecdule modifications, most offices and services at City College will remain open during the summer.
Elisabeth Vermeulen and Scott Gardinier May 25, 2019
Students can expect most on-campus services to be available to them over the summer 2019 session with some schedule modifications.
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A graduating student hugs his mother

City College pays price for convention center move

Cancelled Balboa Park Project pushes graduation to Convention Center.
Vicky Pineda, Assistant Sports Editor May 24, 2019
The city of San Diego’s planned Balboa Park Reservation project, which was meant to renovate the Plaza de Panama section of the park, forced San Diego City College to look for alternative venue options for its yearly commencement ceremony.
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Picture of professor and two student graduates

Beloved 50-year City College professor retires

Professor Cruz Rangel was honored at the 2019 Chicano Latina Graduation Celebration that he founded.
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 21, 2019
When professor Cruz Rangel started teaching at San Diego City College, Richard Nixon was president and many of his students did not have the right to vote, because the 26th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution hadn’t lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 yet.
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