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Mens Basketball Head Coach Mitch Charlens

Mitch Charlens returns to coach at City College

Former men's basketball head coach is excited and grateful to be back at City
Antonio Contreras , Multimedia Journalist May 3, 2022
The longtime former men's basketball coach returned to City after serving as an assistant coach for one season at USD.
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Maria de la Luz May discusses her story on City College campus

City College student, family struggle to navigate housing insecurity services

State-funded program "Welcome Home, City" fails to connect student with housing, exposing challenges
Philip Salata, News Editor May 2, 2022
Despite the numerous housing insecurity services offered in San Diego and at City College, the process of navigating them can often create barriers to accessing resources, which impacts individuals and families already facing adversity.
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An open laptop sitting on a table with dollar bills is shown near a graphic of a magnifying glass.

SDCCD loses over $100K to ‘bots,’ prevents more fraud with new software

The district prevented the theft of nearly $375K with detection tools, though City College lost thousands in financial aid funds, officials say
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 29, 2022
The San Diego Community College District disbursed $101,619 in aid to fraudulent student accounts in February and March and prevented another $373,854 from being stolen, according to Victor DeVore, dean of student services for the district.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

VIDEO: City College VP shares details of proposed housing project

City College gets grant for housing planning
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 28, 2022
Inside City host Ingrid Estrella talked to Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker about the new off-campus building, which could provide affordable housing to students at about one-third the market rate.
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Patrick Henry students protesting at SDUSD board meeting

VIDEO/RADIO: Patrick Henry to restore some cut advanced classes

This controversy at the largest high school in San Diego featured on this week’s edition of Newscene
Jillian Fortner, Executive Producer, CTTV April 27, 2022
Patrick Henry High School, the largest in San Diego, aims to restore two canceled honors and advanced classes, according to an official from the San Diego Unified School District. 
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Kids playing timbales

VIDEO: The House of Music concert to benefit unsheltered, at-risk youth

Celebrity Cuban bands, youth from The House of Music program will play at the May 1 event
Victor Ortiz Jr., Social Media Editor April 26, 2022
The House of Music, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, will present “Cuba Llego,” a concert fundraiser benefiting unsheltered and at-risk youth who are part of its program.
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Children playing drums at House of Music

City Times Sound keeps the rhythm going

With an all new “Ritmo Latino” and “Folk Punk Highlights” CTS treads on
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Sierra Renken April 25, 2022
Each week City Times Sound takes a plunge into all things San Diego City College. Whether it be culture, sports, or student life, CTS has one foot on campus and the other keeping rhythm to the San Diego beat at large. 
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Cast of Urinetown fights over the kidnapping of Hope

Urinetown returns to the City College stage after a two-year hiatus

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts revives its production of Urinetown, the first musical at City since 2019
Philip Salata, News Editor April 22, 2022
For those who newly joined the cast and crew of Urinetown, as well as those who returned, the staging of the musical in the Saville Theatre is a celebration that finally brings song and dance back to the public – the first musical at City since 2019.
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Senior media clerk Randy Juarez

City library to students: We’re open

City library wants students to know that they are open and happy to be helping again
Jakob McWhinney and Antonio Contreras April 21, 2022
Learning Resource Center employees had a booth at today’s Student Project & Research Symposium, touting the library’s many resources, some of which may surprise students.
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VIDEO: A one-pot side dish for #CityCookingChallenge

Fried cabbage and bacon an easy dish from Hunger Action Day haul
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor April 21, 2022
For this week’s #citycookingchallenge, Serrano cooks a fast and easy dish with cabbage and bacon.
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2019 City College Open House

VIDEO/RADIO: City College open house to include research showcase

The April 21 event will be held in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic
Jessy Jones and Stevon Marshall April 20, 2022
San Diego City College’s 18th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium is back in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A graphic of silhouettes and floating communication devices - phones, emails and computers - and a large question mark in a thought bubble is shown

‘Very clear lack of communication’ at City College, students say

As City administrators offer suggestions on staying connected, students still struggle to find the answers they need
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 19, 2022
Students are providing personal examples of how administrators are not delivering information to students in a way that meets their needs.
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