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Custom Google Map of closed San Diego high schools on April 13

BREAKING: Police activity causes three SDUSD campuses, City College to close

Students are to remain off school grounds for safety
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2021
San Diego Unified School District closed San Diego High, East Village Middle College High and Garfield High school today due to police activity, wrote the district in a tweet.   
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CITY TIMES SOUND: City College students put best work forward at virtual showcase

The 17th annual Student Project and Research Symposium highlights works from multiple departments
Assad Khalilzadeh, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
San Diego City College students will showcase their best work at the Student Project and Research Symposium held virtually Thursday.
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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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SDSU Manchester Hall

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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Board of Trustees meeting

SDCCD Board of Trustees announces recommendations from Police Task Force

The task force will continue its work into spring 2021
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting on April 8, focusing on the SDCCD Preliminary Report on College Policing, introduced by Chancellor Constance Carroll. 
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ECC vaccine site

NOTEBOOK: SDCCD partners with the county to distribute vaccinations

Voting also opens for Golden Awards and Career Fest coming to City College
The San Diego Community College District has partnered with San Diego County to assist in distributing vaccines to underrepresented communities.
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PODCAST: Weekly Sex and Sexuality podcast debuts

PODCAST: Weekly Sex and Sexuality podcast debuts

A weekly podcast for students to get information or ask questions about taboo topics
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor April 8, 2021
San Diego City College mental health intern Tristan Hartley joins City Times Managing Editor Marlena Harvey to bring taboo conversations to the campus community through a new podcast.
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CITY TIMES SOUND: Final ASG forum takes place as application deadline nears

The ASG reiterates the importance of student involvement in upcoming elections
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist April 7, 2021
The Associated Student Government held the last of two virtual forums, ahead of their elections, on April 6.
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Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses plans to reopen campuses

California community colleges will have smaller classes and offer more hybrid courses
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 7, 2021
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s office hosted a statewide meeting on March 25 providing an update for all community colleges of California. 
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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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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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Scholarship Application

Three City College students named national semifinalists for scholarships

The three are among 406 national semifinalists for the highly competitive awards
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 1, 2021
Three San Diego City College students, Miguel Cacho-Tafolla, Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta, are semifinalists for national scholarships.
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