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Joe Biden mask mandate

VIDEO: President Biden signs long list of executive actions in first 48 hours

President freezes student loans in first hours in office
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene January 23, 2021
Biden has been in office 48 hours and he has already rolled out almost 75 significant actions and policies. Here are the executive actions that could potentially impact City College students most.
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Kamala Harris hugs girl

LEGEND: California’s Kamala Harris making history

Harris is the first woman and person of color elected as U.S. Vice President
Rachel de la Torre, Staff Writer January 20, 2021
The impact of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States was felt at City College long before Inauguration Day.
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Chainsaw

VIDEO: From elections results to power tools, 2020 a year of new Google trends

Searches went beyond the election, COVID-19
Devon Doane, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 30, 2020
Google, the most used web search engine in the world, lets you see what was trending all year. So Newcene decided to take a look at the most searched things of 2020. 
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Chadwick Boseman

VIDEO: Boseman, Trebek among celebrities lost in 2020

In 2020, stars from sports and entertainment passed away
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 29, 2020
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was privately fighting colon cancer while working on a wide range of films. Boseman was one of a number of high-profile celebrities who died this year.
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Diangela Veras and Vicky Pineda

City Times EIC finds a new outlook amid near-constant change

Pineda wrapped up her fourth and final semester with the City Times on Dec. 14
Will Mauriz, Contributor December 23, 2020
In the past nine months, City Times Editor-in-Chief Vicky Pineda has seen her situation change plenty. But so has her outlook.
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US Hurricane Landfall Map

VIDEO: 2020 hurricane season broke all records

The Atlantic basin had a record breaking hurricane season with 30 named storms
Jesus Lopez, Meteorologist December 22, 2020
2020 was a record-breaking year for Atlantic hurricanes, a signal that sea surface temperatures are rising.
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Happy holidays

LEGEND: Holidays can still be celebrated from home

City Times offers students a pandemic-friendly, practical guide for holiday celebrations
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
With San Diego moving to the purple tier, California’s strictest level, many students and families are wondering how to quarantine efficiently during the holiday season. City Times offers activities you can still do safely and at a distance during the pandemic.
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Dave Eichinger

LEGEND: City College photo professor making best with dark (class)room

Dave Eichinger overcoming challenges of teaching photography classes remotely during the pandemic
Brittney Gray, Contributor December 18, 2020
The darkroom may be closed, but San Diego City College students are still learning the methods of photography with Dave Eichinger, a professor of photography for 16 years.
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Amazon Building

VIDEO: The pandemic causing an economic divide

The wealth of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos doubled, while unemployment soared
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 17, 2020
During the course of 2020 and the pandemic, the popularity of online shopping has been surging. Amazon has become a convenient way many people shop for their basic needs. 
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Zoomtopia

VIDEO: Zoom logged record-breaking year

The video conference platform is a rare winner during the pandemic
Assad Khalilzadeh, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 16, 2020
The pandemic has given the video conferencing platform Zoom the greatest boost in usage and popularity any business could hope for.
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Cristian Penaloza

City College student-athletes sidelined during pandemic

The closure of campus means college sports are on hold
Joel Nevarez, Contributor December 16, 2020
Cristian Penaloza got up early as he was ready for his first day of college this past August. The only problem is that it was behind a computer screen. 
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Aztec Student Union

LEGEND: College enrollments drop; City College, SDSU students react

COVID-19 is impacting the amount of students applying
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected several areas of life this year including student enrollment, which is down according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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