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City Speaks, Episode 1

PODCAST: Ballet Folklorico performer adjusts to stay-at-home orders

April 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College student Paula Quinonez has been unable to meet and practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe. She talks about what she misses in the debut episode of the City Speaks podcast.

Train to Busan

REVIEW: “Train To Busan” a ride of a lifetime

April 29, 2020

Horror movies have had a trend of overproducing certain ideas. “Train to Busan” was the exception.

Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

April 28, 2020

Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.

Blood mobile visiting San Diego City College

7 ways to give back during the pandemic

April 27, 2020

In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Uyen Pham gives you a way to give back during the pandemic.

Kingdom Hearts 3

REVIEW: Kingdom Hearts 3

April 24, 2020

The player tries to find his friends and fight back the darkness that is destroying worlds in the finale of the Kingdom Hearts saga. 

San Diego City College sign on corner of 16th and C st.

City College students will receive financial aid from the government

April 23, 2020

San Diego City College students will receive just under 2.3 million in financial aid from the federal government, according to the database that lists the allocations for each college and university across the country.

Ty Johnson and Nicole Mckissick holding their dogs

City College student living the van life

April 22, 2020

Nicole Mckissick, her boyfriend Ty Johnson, and their two dogs arrived in San Diego in a 1998 Chevy Express in March 2019. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how McKissick lives.

6 movies to watch from home

April 21, 2020

In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Angel Cazares recommends movies to break up the long days at home.

City administrators and laptops

Students to receive donated laptops from City College

April 17, 2020

San Diego City College will be giving out 500 laptops and Wi-Fi hubs to deserving students starting today, according to an email sent by San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz on Tuesday and confirmed on social media today.

Graduation 2018

City students, faculty react to commencement postponement

April 15, 2020

Due to a statewide restriction of assembling large groups, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll announced in an email that City's May 22 ceremony has been postponed to summer or fall, or perhaps in a digital format.

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

Cyanne Knight

Chris LeFall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.

Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

April 9, 2020

Prior to the quarantine, Paula Quinonez would practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe twice a week. Now the group meets weekly on a Zoom call to talk and dance.

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