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A graphic reading: Concert Review San Diego Symphony

REVIEW: San Diego Symphony brings people of all ages together

Rafael Payare wows audience during energetic performance.
Jasmine Mcknight, City Times Correspondent October 18, 2019
On Oct. 6 I attended the San Diego Symphony concert with Rafael Payare as the new conductor. I wasn’t really too sure what to expect, except maybe a lot of older people, which there were, but there was also a good mixture of younger people as well, which surprised me but also made me happy, seeing that more people around my age were starting to like classical music.
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EDITORIAL: More transparency needed on cafeteria issue

City College officials must do a better job at keeping the student body informed.
City Times Editorial Board May 8, 2019
For three years City College students have hungered for a cafeteria due to limited food options. Many spring 2019 graduates will leave without ever setting foot in the City College cafeteria, which had been promised to them as far back as fall 2018.
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San Diego City College men's basketball team and coach Mitch Charlens

OPINION | Nothing to be ashamed of for City College Knights basketball

Despite a frustrating elimination, Knights basketball concluded a successful season.
Jonny Rico, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2019
Despite a first round playoff elimination after consecutive state finals, the Knights concluded a successful season.
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The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare

A look into the modern black American experience
CJ Stevenson, Legend Staff May 23, 2018

In a 1967 NBC News interview with Dr. Martin Luther King, roughly three and half years after his famous “I Have Dream” speech on the Washington Monument, King explained to the interviewer that his...

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A screenshot of the app shows the animated mobile ticket.

MTS eases access with mobile ticketing app

Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor February 28, 2018

Feb. 28, 2018 As the No. 7 bus approaches the B Street stop, its display flashes the warning to riders, HAVE FARE READY. While most riders prepare to board as usual by pulling out their wallets, some...

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Doctor Facilier and Black Panther from Cosplay at Long Beach Comic Expo 2014. Black fans exist and Hollywood should be courting that audience as much as they cater to other audiences. Photo courtesy of Flickr

“Marvel’s Black Panther” shifts a historically inaccurate rhetoric

CJ Stevenson, News Editior February 28, 2018

                      Towards the end of "Marvel's Black Panther", I was fighting back tears. You see,  Hollywood...

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Service Week, Oct. 16-20, 2017.

Why Volunteering Makes me Happy?

The Week of Service at Chicano Park Oct 16-20
October 31, 2017

The week of service at City College is the busiest week thus far for students, faculty, and alumni. They can volunteer to serve their downtown community by cleaning the cultural Chicano Park and feeding...

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Under the rainbow at the Pride Parade in Hillcrest on July 14, 2017.

Hey Mom, I’m queer!

National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11
Shaylyn Martos, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2017

National Coming Out Day is next Wednesday, a day that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people can come forward and declare to whoever they want, “Hey, I’m ___ and I’m proud!” The...

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Make college more affordable with textbook alternatives

Joshua Nelson April 11, 2017

It’s over halfway through the semester, and I still haven’t opened my textbooks. Even though I bought them with every intention of doing so, it just hasn’t seemed necessary. Textbooks seem to...

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I like to read

James Stevenson Jr. April 11, 2017

In the past year, I have read three books — “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” “Dreams and Shadows” and “The Forever War.” I have also read two graphic novels: “Superman: American Alien”...

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I Don’t Like to Read

Esai Melendez April 11, 2017

The average human attention span lasts about 8.25 seconds, which is shorter than the 9-second attention span held by a goldfish. This is according to the Statistic Brain Institute. In short, people can’t...

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Letter from the Editor - The press under fire

Letter from the Editor – The press under fire

James Call March 14, 2017

Journalist Dan Rather calls it "an emergency." And it is. Said Rather, "The time for normalizing, dissembling, and explaining away Donald Trump has long since passed. The barring of respected journalistic...

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