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Latinx Heritage Night at City Colleges Harry West Gym

City College kicks off volleyball season with special night for Latinx heritage

Knights Athletics celebrate Latinx Heritage month with a special night of community, food and fun
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist September 26, 2022
Friday night was buzzing at San Diego City College as hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered at the Harry West Gym in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month.
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Attendees of the suicide prevention training at San Diego City College pick up mental health literature and self-care items at the City College suicide prevention training

Practical tools, resources the focus of suicide prevention training at City College

Knowing what to look for and where to get help can be the key to saving a life
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief September 23, 2022
Around 40 attendees shuffled into the MS-162 auditorium on a sunny September afternoon before taking their seats at the suicide prevention training presented by City Student Mental Health and the City Active Minds chapter.
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Artwork titled “No, I Never Went Back” by Shirin Towfiq on display in the City Gallery at San Diego City College

Art exhibit at San Diego City College addresses range of relationships

"Looking for a sign" by artist Shirin Towfiq on display through Oct. 6
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist September 22, 2022
Artist and educator Shirin Towfiq gave a guest lecture to San Diego City College art students via Zoom on Sept. 13. Towfiq, a child of refugees from Iran, began her journey as an artist at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, where she took a photography class. Several of her pieces are on display at the City College Art Gallery through Oct. 6.
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Access and Crisis Line

Calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline now easier with 988

The new easy-to-remember, three-digit number is available in 200 languages 24/7
Susana Serrano, Managing Editor September 21, 2022
Calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has become a lot easier. 988 is the new easy-to-remember, three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. 
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Sign promoting mental health awareness surrounded by backpacks and students

City College shines light on importance of suicide prevention education

Campus-wide training highlights practical ways to provide support and resources to those struggling
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States for people between the age of 10 and 43.  During September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and all year long, San Diego City College Student Mental Health is working to lessen the stigma around suicide.
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Susana Serrano hosts City Cooking Challenge

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge returns with new home, recipes

On today's menu: tasty tuna toast thanks to Hunger Action Day
Susana Serrano, Managing Editor September 19, 2022
#CityCookingChallenge is back and it will look very different from past semesters.
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City College honors program information assistant Paul Verkouteren with student

Deadline for City College honors contract approaches

A range of benefits come with joining the program, but only if you sign up before the Sept. 16 deadline
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist September 15, 2022
The deadline to join the San Diego City College honors program is quickly approaching. All contracts must be reviewed, filled out and submitted by 11:59 p.m on Sept. 16.  
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The newly painted mural on the wall of the cafeteria honors the Chicana/o community and shows the dedication that City College shows for its students.

City College celebrates its Latinx community

Join en comunidad to honor and uplift the Latinx community at City College
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist September 15, 2022
To celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, San Diego City College is hosting a month-long celebration to honor and uplift this diverse community. Multiple events will take place starting on Sept. 15. Activities like a themed women’s volleyball game on Sept. 23, a lowrider event on Sept. 27 and a men’s panel on Sept. 30 are all planned.
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City banners showcasing Citys different career programs

Study: SDCCD career education programs add $1.6B boost to local economy

Programs like cybersecurity, child development, cosmetology and photography impact region in drastic, positive way
Kenneth Jaimes, Multimedia Journalist September 14, 2022
Career education programs offered within the San Diego Community College District have an economic impact of $1.6 billion in the San Diego region, according to a study done by Lightcast.
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SPJ award for City Times Media

City College student media finalist for national awards

The Pinnacles honor the best two- and four-year college media organizations
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2022
City Times Media, the student news platform of San Diego City College, is a finalist for four 2022 Pinnacle Awards. The national awards, presented by the College Media Association, honors the best two- and four-year college media organizations and individual work.
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Students at San Diego City College

SDCCD chancellor gives update on state of the district

Carlos Cortez presented an update to his 10-point plan at Convocation
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist September 12, 2022
Carlos Cortez, the chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, marked the first year of stepping into the top job with an update to San Diego City College faculty and staff last month.
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San Diego City College’s fitness center

Newly remodeled City College fitness center opens

Students are training in the space this fall
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist September 6, 2022
For San Diego City College students who need something to help relieve the stress of college, they can take a class in the remodeled fitness center this fall semester.
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