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U-T editorial disappoints college district officials

Julie Gillespie

October 31, 2006

By JULIE GILLESPIE City Times In a recent editorial in The San Diego Union-Tribune regarding Proposition N, which will be on the November ballot, the editors stated their strong opposition to the proposed bond. "It's too much, too soon. Voters should reject (the bond)," the article said. This has baffled and disappointed San Diego Community College District officials. Prop....

‘Grease’ now playing at Saville Theatre

Lizzie Lacey

October 31, 2006

By LIZZIE LACEY City Times "Grease" is the word at San Diego City College from October 27 - November 12. "Grease," which premiered on Broadway in 1972, portrays the romantic dilemmas of wholesome Sandy and greaser Danny Zuko. As the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies, they live out their senior year through song and dance, choreographed by co-chair of the Visual and Performing Arts...

City teams with high school

Lizzie Lacey

October 31, 2006

By LIZZIE LACEY City Times City College and the San Diego High School Media, Visual and Performing Arts Academy, have come to an agreement to allow students at the high school to enroll in City College classes. The goal is to provide continued academic enrichment and decrease the dropout rate by allowing students to get used to the idea of going to college. The high school...

First book fair a smashing success

Maria DeLorenzo

October 31, 2006

By MARIA DELORENZO City Times The first City College International Book Fair hit it off this year with two days of readings including one Saturday of booksellers and an eclectic group of vendors. The book fair took place at the Saville Theatre on October 13 and 14 and boasted an attendance approximated at 2,500 people, in spite of the rain on Saturday morning, which threatened...

Low on cash? Rent your books on campus

Scott Landheer

October 31, 2006

By SCOTT LANDHEER City Times The San Diego City College Bookstore became the first in the district to offer a book rental program this fall when it began renting one title. The book that was chosen to start the program is "Insel-Core Concepts in Health; Brief," used in Health 101, in part because every student must take the course to graduate, according to Dee Dee Porter,...

Students, faculty walk for a cause

David Olender

October 31, 2006

By DAVID J. OLENDER City Times More than 170 City College students, faculty and staff participated in the American Lung Association's fourth annual Asthma Walk on Sept. 24 at the Naval Training Center Promenade at Liberty Station in Point Loma. "As a person having suffered from asthma in my teens I have a great deal of empathy for everyone suffering from any kind of lung...

City Times staffers win awards from San Diego Press Club

October 31, 2006

Staff members from City Times went home with several awards Oct. 26 from the San Diego Press Club. The awards follow honors given to City Times before the start of the semester from the Society of Professional Journalists and San Diego County Fair. City Times took second place for Best College Newspaper, along with seven other awards, June 22 at the Society of Professional...

No skateboarding on campus

Chris Rice

October 31, 2006

By CHRIS RICE City Times It takes the right set of eyes to see it, but look closely enough and the evidence is there. Someone is breaking the law on campus. Code 84.12 (e) to be exact. Despite the efforts of San Diego Community College District to prevent it by the installation of skate stoppers on curbs and handrails, there is still plenty of proof that this activity is...


Luis Bahena

October 31, 2006

In the Sept. 26, 2006, edition of City Times, a photo spread of pictures in the City Focus section was mistakenly identified as dance auditions for the upcoming "Grease" production. The photos were supposed to be labeled as the auditions for the Fall Dance Concert. City Times regrets the error. It is the policy of City Times to clarify content or correct errors. Send them...

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