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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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Recycling can on City College campus

City College ASG recycling proposal gets canned

District contract with waste removal company prevents ASG recycling idea from moving forward.
Jonny Rico and David Ahumada May 9, 2019
Josh Tanida is hoping to get others involved in recycling by implementing a formal program on campus, but he has run into resistance from the San Diego Community College District.
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City College police required to use force, incident caught on video

SDCCD police officers arrested a suspect with three outstanding warrants in the AH/BT quad.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2019
San Diego City College student Ryan Gonzalez was walking down the stairs to the AH/BT quad to leave campus on April 3 when he noticed a police vehicle roll onto campus. Gonzalez said he saw two officers approached a man and put him into handcuffs before the man fell to the ground.  
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ASG logo on pamphlet

Few options for upcoming City College ASG election

Cafeteria issue seen as a factor in low ASG participation.
Jesse Altilio, Staff Writer April 3, 2019
San Diego City College will be holding elections for the Associated Student Government on April 10-11, according to an email sent by college administrators this week. 
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General Excellence award certificate to the City Times staff by JACC

City Times wins state-wide awards

City Times staff won multiple awards at the 2019 JACC state conference.
Jennifer Souza, Managing Editor April 1, 2019
The City Times website took home a General Excellence award at the 2019 Journalism Association of Community Colleges state conference in Sacramento. This was City Times' first entry into the prestigious competition since the hiring of full-time adviser Nicole Vargas before the Fall 2018 semester.
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Jamine Lopez stands in front of Tax Center

City College offers free, award-winning tax service

Low income students (and non students) can file their taxes for free at City College.
Jonny Rico , Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2019
San Diego City College students and community members have the opportunity to have their taxes prepared and filed at the on-campus VITA Tax Center for free. 
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A student is receiving help on her math homework at the math center on City College's campus.

City College to revamp math courses

Bill takes effect this fall and allows students to get on the right track to transfer
David Ahumada, News Editor March 21, 2019
A state law signed by former governor Jerry Brown will change the way students at San Diego City College and all other state community colleges approach math.
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Students walk into the Subir Cultural Center here at San Diego City College.

Legal services now available at City College’s Dreamer Resource Center

Immigration attorneys are now available to students and their families.
Brian Mohler , Arts and Entertainment Editor March 21, 2019
It is important to know your rights, because more knowledge means more protection.
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Empty Art Institute Hallway

Local college abruptly closes its doors on students

City College ready to help displaced students.
Jonny Rico and David Ahumada March 8, 2019
The Art Institute of California-San Diego, closed its doors today, only days after alerting students and faculty.
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City College website continues steady improvements

Broken links from the old website are soon to be fixed
Brian Mohler, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 6, 2019
City Times previously reported the website was redesigned to be more user-friendly for students, but students are still reporting trouble with broken links.
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Students walk around the renovated A building at San Diego City College.

Student Services settle into (A) new permanent home

A and T buildings now open and operational
David Ahumada, News Editor February 21, 2019

City College’s Student Health Services used to be located in the E building, facing Park Boulevard near San Diego High School. Mental Health Services was located on the bottom floor of the BT building,...

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Matilda Chavez VPI

New City College VPI knows all about balancing work and education

New City College vice president of instruction continues to further her education while working a demanding job.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2019

Working a demanding full-time job while going to school, a defining feature of community college, is a struggle that Matilda “Tillie” Chavez knows very well. Chavez accepted the position of vice...

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