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Sirad Shirdon gives a flu shot to City College student Jett Brazeau at the Student Health Clinic-sponsored vaccination event in D-121, October 16, 2023. Photo by Tresean Osgood, City Times Media

VIDEO: City College offering free flu shots on campus

Shots available for all students, staff, faculty, friends, family and community members starting on Oct. 16
Roxanne Vieira, Multimedia Journalist October 16, 2023
Free flu vaccinations are being offered to San Diego City College students and others at events on campus starting on Oct. 16.
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SDSU students walk down a walkway in front of Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Oct. 12, 2023. SDSU is part of the CSU system set to raise tuition 6% for each of the next five years. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

City College students, administrators share CSU tuition increase concerns

California State Universities approve 6% annual tuition hike each of the next five years, community college leaders speak on their proposed solutions
Marco Guajardo, Editor in Chief October 13, 2023
In a recent move that sparked mixed responses among students and educational leaders, the California State University system approved a 6% annual tuition increase for the next five years, compounding to 34%, beginning in fall 2024.
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RADIO: Indie Live in San Diego highlights best sounds from local bands

RADIO: ‘Indie Live in San Diego’ highlights best sounds from local bands

The home of live local indie music for San Diego is hosted by CT Sound's Joe Pan
Joseph Panek, Producer, CT Sound October 12, 2023
The home of live local indie music for San Diego is hosted by CT Sound's Joe Pan.
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Mariachi Garibaldi from Southwestern College performs before audience members in the live room for the launch of the MUSIC@CITY “Live from the Studio” series at San Diego City College on Oct. 4, 2023. Photo by Vince Outlaw/City Times Media

City College music debuts live-audience streaming series with mariachi group (with video)

Inaugural installment features a 13-piece ensemble from the first-in-the-nation program based at Southwestern College
Vince Outlaw, Multimedia Journalist October 11, 2023
Mariachi Garibaldi, an ensemble from Southwestern College, performed compositions in multiple styles of music, including polka, bolero, huapango and son in -- and streaming from -- the on-campus recording studio at San Diego City College. 
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Program Support Technician Jahaziel Arredondo Aguilera works at the Mental Health Center welcome desk, Oct. 10, 2023. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

Middle East war prompts City College to offer counseling resources to affected students, staff

Campus' Mental Health Center seeks to extend atmosphere of belonging, safety to community affected by ongoing conflict
Kevin Ouellette and Marco Guajardo October 10, 2023
As the violence in the region escalates, the campus Mental Health Center identified the need to provide coping support and confidential counseling resources for those affected by the war.
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Professors Shane Haggard, Lisa Chaddock and Lisa Will receive an applause at the end of the presentation from a packed house of students, Sept. 26, 2023. Photo by Kenneth Jaimes Flores/City Times Media

City College professors unmask the science of superheroes

Faculty panel showcased how superheroes wouldn’t be as incredible as they are in pop culture.
Kenneth Jaimes, Multimedia Journalist October 9, 2023
Delving into the realm of capes and superpowers, a team of San Diego City College professors assembled to envision the potential real-world applications of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and Wonder Woman.
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Collapsed remains of the initial demolition of the old Child Development Center hang behind the excavator used to tear the walls down Tuesday morning, September 19, 2023. Photo by Keila Menjivar/City Times Media

TIMELINE: On-campus student housing coming to City College

Demolition has finally started on the future site of the affordable residential development. Here is a timeline of the project so far.
Bailey Kohnen and Ren Charifa October 6, 2023
Demolition began on the old child development center on Sept. 19, where the new housing will be located. Here's a timeline of the project so far.
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Jes Amador, a theater major, reads through her lines in a hallway outside of rehearsal. She prepares for her role as a nun in the upcoming play at City College, Salvation Road, Sept. 27, 2023. Photo by Eve McNally/City Times Media

Former child actor returns to City College, performing in ‘Salvation Road’

After a years-long hiatus from acting, Jes Amador will take the stage as a nun in a play that looks at family, faith
Eve McNally, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2023
Jes Amador is back at City College, after over a decade, and will be performing in “Salvation Road,” which opens Oct. 6. The performance will take place at the Black Box Theatre, which Amador describes as a hidden gem. 
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Maria Nieto Senour de la Junta Directiva, a dirige a los invitados que asistieron al evento de Red de Educadores Chicane/Latine el 15 de Septiembre, 2023. Photo by Nathaly Alvizures/City Times Media

Red de educadores se reúne en City College para festejar cultura, logros profesionales

El énfasis fue de conectar la comunidad a trabajadores Chicanes/Latines con alto rango y autoridad administrativa en el campo de la educación
Nathaly Alvizures, Contributor October 4, 2023
Se pudo ver el énfasis en dejar un legado para nuevas generaciones con raíces Latine/Chicane y en educar a estudiantes sobre la importancia de dejar afuera los estigmas que a veces acompañan a los colegios comunitarios.
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Maria Nieto Senour of the Board of Directors speaks to attendees at the Chicanx/Latinx Educators Network event on Sept. 15. Photo by Nathaly Alvizures/City Times Media

Network of educators gathers at City College to celebrate culture, professional accomplishments

The emphasis was to connect community with Chicanx/Latinx professionals in high level administrative positions in the education field
Nathaly Alvizures, Contributor October 4, 2023

Para leer versión en español, haga click aqui.  Latinx professionals who are part of a community of colleagues working in the field of education attended a networking event at San Diego City College...

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Jeremy Rho, left, Daniel Savala, center, and Lilac Kirkpatrick, right, rehearse a scene for Salvation Road debuting this week. Photo courtesy of Katie Rodda

City College’s first play of the season to open Oct. 6

The Black Box Theatre presents "Salvation Road," a production of the Dramatic Arts Program
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist October 2, 2023
“Salvation Road” tells the story of college freshman Denise, who drops out of school to join a charismatic church, cutting contact with her family and friends.
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Stephan Davila Madrid, right, returns the pickleball to Nilo Ondevilla, left, on the other side of the net, Sept. 16, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

Pickleball makes its debut as a City College class

Nick Skvarna teaches pickleball at City College, a sport ‘everybody can play’
Sean Monney, Managing Editor September 29, 2023
Pickleball is very popular right now, and according to a 2023 report by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, is the fastest-growing sport in America for the third year in a row.
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