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Executive Director at Mundo Gardens, Janice Luna (right), Administrative Technician for the School of MSNE, Cecilia Thibeault (center)  and Administrative Assistance for the School of MSNE, Zenia Torres (left), share a cup of coffee at ‘Cafe con Colegas’ on Oct. 7. Photo by Aldo Ramirez/City Times Media

San Diego City College celebrates $5 million HSI grant

City College is among the 33 California Hispanic-serving institution designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 12, 2021
To celebrate Hispanic, Latinx, Chicanx and Indigenous Heritage Month, San Diego City College organized “Café con Colegas” on Oct. 7, an event sponsored by the School of Mathematics, Sciences, and Nursing Education with the purpose to connect with students and inform more about City College as an HSI.
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City College Block Party 2018

City College club life struggles to adapt, continues to recruit

Registration window for student clubs and organizations is still open
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 8, 2021
Students actively enrolled in at least one class at San Diego City College still have the opportunity to establish or reactivate a City club or organization, despite the deadline having passed on Sept. 30.
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Mesa College bachelors graduates

Community college bachelor’s degrees now a reality

Governor Newsom signed new bill championed by former SDCCD chancellor
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata October 7, 2021
AB 927 expands the state pilot program that allowed community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees in fields not offered by the University of California, or California State University.
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San Diego City College student receiving food from a volunteer at Hunger Action Days

Hunger Action Days are back at City College (with video)

Student Affairs once again offers Hunger Action Days with plans to expand
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist October 6, 2021
Every first Tuesday and third Monday of every month, Student Affairs, in collaboration with the San Diego Food Bank and Feeding San Diego, hosts Hunger Action Days.
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(From right) Roberto Perez advancing the ball downfield against Victor Valley College Aaron Felix with teammate Javier Monarrez trailing.

RECAP: City College sports find team chemistry

Knights sports showing success with soccer, cross-country, and volleyball in season
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor October 6, 2021
The Knights men’s soccer team put on an offensive showcase with a 6-3 victory against the Victor Valley Rams (1-1-3). The win ends a seven-game losing streak for the team after setbacks throughout the season that helped the Knights build team chemistry.
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Aerial view of former San Diego City College Child Development Center

City College aims to construct affordable housing for students, employees

As the statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end, City President Ricky Shabazz announces preparations at Sept. 28 College Council meeting
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2021
President Ricky Shabazz sees the soon-vacant property of the former San Diego City College child development center as an ideal location to construct affordable housing not only for students, but potentially also for lower income City College employees.
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The Listening Machine

PODCAST: CT Sound debuts first podcast of the fall semester (with video)

The Listening Machine is a call-in show of sorts asking San Diegans questions about the big issues they face every day
Jakob McWhinney, Podcast Director October 4, 2021
The fall season of CT Sound opens with the debut episode of The Listening Machine podcast.
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2017 DACA Rally - CT file photo

California Community Colleges prepare undocumented students for status changes

Webinar covering Temporary Protective Status updates offered in association with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 1, 2021
The California Community Colleges, in collaboration with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and the California State University Chancellor’s Office, presented a webinar via Zoom addressing updates on Temporary Protected Status on Sept. 28.
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Photographs and quote from mental health advocate Kai Roberts

Virtual exhibit brings struggles with suicide to light

Through personal accounts, the exhibit illustrates that each person's mental health struggles are unique
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 30, 2021
For National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, San Diego City College Student Health and mental health education organization Active Minds presented Behind the Backpacks, which shared stories of those impacted by suicide and resources for suicide prevention.
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Zoom Screenshot of Board of Trustees Meeting speakers

SDCCD addresses public backlash over AFT statement

District chancellor responds to controversy during latest board of trustees meeting
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 30, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez responds to conflict over AFT resolution at Board of Trustees meeting.
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Supporters of Palestinians rally

Reactions continue after AFT resolution in support of Palestinians

Critics say the resolution is antisemitic, while supporters argue criticism of Israeli policies is warranted
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 28, 2021
Reactions continue after the union that represents the teachers of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca and San Diego Community College districts approved a resolution in support of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank earlier this month.
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Award given at 2019 FOD Scholarship Luncheon

City College scholarship deadline quickly approaching

Awards of $750 available from Friends of Downtown San Diego
Sophia Traylor, Web Editor September 24, 2021
San Diego City College students have until Sept. 26 to apply for the Vocational and Technical Scholarship given by Friends of Downtown San Diego.
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