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CTTVNewscene is a national award-winning, weekly broadcast news show produced, directed and presented by Radio, Television & Film students at San Diego City College. It is the flagship program of the new CTTV, which is expanding its programming in the spring 2021 semester to include a mid-week show for Instagram.

Newscene's Katia Pechenkina

VIDEO: CTTV’s Newscene releases their final show of the semester

Newscene has broadcast its shows virtually throughout the spring 2021 semester
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist May 26, 2021
Although the pandemic has prevented City College television news students from working in the on-campus studio this spring, the show must go on. CTTV's final Newscene program of the semester is a clip show that presents some of the best student news packages of the term.
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Drive-Thru graduation celebration 2020

VIDEO: City College honors graduates with drive-thru ceremony

A virtual commencement will be streamed on May 28 at 5 p.m.
Noelle Mortensen and Devon Doane May 24, 2021
After a long year of Zoom classes, San Diego City College students got a chance to celebrate graduation in style. Students and faculty came together for a drive-thru graduation ceremony held on campus on May 21.
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VIDEO: 4 simple steps to style your grad cap

In this special News You Can Use, blinging out your cap for graduation day is so easy
Ayo Elise May 21, 2021
Decorating your cap is a way for you to recognize your achievement. Whether you're transferring to a four-year university, finishing an associates degree or receiving a certificate, recognizing this point in your life is important.
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Jesus Lopez makes saucy tuna pasta

Saucy tuna pasta on the menu after City College food drive

CTM's Jesus Lopez cooks up a tasty dish after today's Hunger Action Day
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist May 17, 2021
Hungry? City Times Media multimedia journalist Jesus Lopez made saucy tuna pasta with today’s Hunger Action Day food drive haul from Feeding San Diego.
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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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NATAS-PSW Virtual Emmy Awards Nominations Live Stream

VIDEO: City College student TV news program nominated for Emmy

Newscene, student Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student award
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist May 7, 2021
San Diego City College’s Newscene and multimedia journalist Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student Emmy, the Pacific Southwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Services announced Sunday. 
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VIDEO: Biden talks education in address to joint congress

Biden made a promise to make community college tuition free
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
President Joe Biden addressed Congress for the first time just shy of his first 100 days in office on Wednesday, April 28.
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VIDEO: City College drama students react in the moment of the Chauvin verdict

The Festival of New Plays will stream online starting April 29
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
Four San Diego City College drama students had just completed a performance of a moving one-act play about social justice entitled “How We Talk About Racism” when another student announced the verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin was about to be read.
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Jesus Lopez and #CityCookingChallenge

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge made America’s favorite dessert apple pie

Today's #CityCookingChallenge includes apple pie, America's favorite dessert
Jesus Lopez , Multimedia Journalist April 20, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez is back with #CityCookingChallenge at San Diego City College Hunger Action Day. The food was donated by San Diego Food Bank.  
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VIDEO: Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused until late April

Halt in distribution comes from federal recommendation
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist April 16, 2021
The Center for Disease Control and the Food and Drug Administration recommended a pause on distributing the Johnson and Johnson vaccine until further review, which is expected to take place on April 23.
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VIDEO: SDSU, UCSD to resume on-campus learning in fall

The universities are the top transfer destinations for students from San Diego City College
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In an email to students, SDSU announced that it planned to operate at near-full capacity, while UCSD said it expected 90% of students and 85% of on-site faculty to be on campus.
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Jesus Lopez and #CityCookingChallenge

VIDEO: Southern-inspired breakfast-for-dinner from Hunger Action Day at City College

Today's #CityCookingChallenge includes home fries topped with a fried egg
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 6, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez is back with #CityCookingChallenge at San Diego City College Hunger Action Day. The food was donated by San Diego Food Bank.  
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