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Freshman Palia Griffin, the team’s number one singles player, swept the first set 7-0. Photo credit:  Michael Markulin

Lady Knights tennis team smashes Cuyamaca

Michael Markulin March 4, 2016

The Lady Knights tennis team of San Diego City College destroyed the Lady Coyotes of Cuyamaca, going 9-0 on Thursday. The Lady Knights began conference play on a roll, getting off to a 4-0 start. However,...

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Black awards show to air opposite Oscars

Ricky Soltero February 28, 2016

Offering an alternative to the so called “whiteness” of the Academy Awards is the All Def Movie Awards, airing opposite the Oscars on Sunday. Hosted by Tony Rock, the All Def Movie Awards were created...

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Sophomore infielder Alex Emerick (left) and freshman catcher Wyatt Logan (right)  battle to get first to the home plate. Emerick hits first and scores the sixth run for the Olympians during the ninth inning at Morley Field on Feb. 27.  Photo  credit: Celia Jimenez

Wild ninth inning leads to City loss

Luisa Sausedo February 28, 2016

The Mesa College Olympians defeated the City College Knights 6-5 in their first Pacific Coast Athletic Conference game of the season. Mesa (5-7) scored in the top of the first inning but the Knights...

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Men’s basketball season ends with loss to Antelope Valley College

Luisa Sausedo February 28, 2016

The Knights’ men’s basketball season came to an end Friday night when they were defeated in the second round of regional playoffs by the Antelope Valley College Marauders 83-87 in Lancaster. Knights’...

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Illustration by Celia Jimenez

SDCCD out-state fee increases $5 per unit

Jacquelyn Lim February 21, 2016

A tuition hike of $5 per unit for out-of -state students will come this fall affecting at least 3 percent of students at City College, and 5 percent of students in the San Diego Community College District,...

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Illustration by Belinda Mendoza

Oscars don’t offer role models for City’s students

Beatriz Merced and Destiny Ortiz February 21, 2016

The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 28. All 20 nominees for leading and supporting roles are white for the second year in a row, sparking immense drama. Will Smith, Spike Lee and Jada...

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Citys former chief broadcast engineer, Gerald Quick, at his arraignment with the San Diego County Courthouse. February 16th, 1:30 p.m. Photo credit. Collette Carroll

City College broadcast engineer pleads not guilty in camera theft

Collette Carroll February 16, 2016

City College’s chief broadcast engineer pleaded not guilty in his arraignment Tuesday afternoon in Superior Court to charges related to the theft of four video cameras valued at $20,000. Gerald “Larry”...

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Zaphire begins her journey back

The student determined to overcome obstacles in return to class
Mike Madriaga February 14, 2016

Zaphire Alonso crosses the U.S. border and rides the trolley twice a week to attend City College. In a wheelchair. Her boyfriend, Bernardo Machado, drops her off at the south side of the border...

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The Knights basketball team win Pacific Athletic Coast Conference  championship two games before the end of the season defeating Mesa College Olympians 94-82 at City College West Gymnasium on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Knights clinch playoffs spot

Luisa Sausedo February 13, 2016

The City College men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) South Championship with their seventh straight victory, defeating the San Diego Mesa Olympians...

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An early rendering of an aerial view of the A building post renovation. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

Renovating into the 21st century

Construction on the A building set to begin in July, completed by 2018
Justine Schulz December 15, 2015
Construction on the A building set to begin in July, completed by 2018
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An aerial view of an early rendering of the completed T building. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

Getting technical with the T building

Engineering and Technology building to undergo renovations in summer 2016
Destiny Ortiz December 15, 2015
Engineering and Technology building to undergo renovations in summer 2016
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San Diego City College student Rahma Hassan sits in the Student Commons building, located by the AH and BT buildings on the corner of 16th and C Streets, on  Nov. 16. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Not so common area

The Student Commons building, attached to the Arts and Humanities building, is purposeful work of art to one San Diego City College student
Mike Madriaga December 15, 2015
The Student Commons building, attached to the Arts and Humanities building, is purposeful work of art to one San Diego City College student
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