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Mourner places a photo with flowers at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum

20 years later, City College community reflects on 9/11 (with video)

City Times pays homage to the work of 2001 staff with a new Q&A
Sophia Traylor, Erika Larsson, and Christopher Tapanes September 10, 2021
This week, the staff of City Times and CTTV asked students and faculty of all ages what September 11 meant to them.
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The North Tower of the World Trade Center

FIRST PERSON: Coming of age in the 9/11 era (with video)

City Times multimedia journalist Philip Salata reflects on his August 2001 trip to the Twin Towers
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist September 10, 2021
In that family vacation video shot by City Times multimedia journalist Philip Salata on Aug. 30, 2001, "we can see pre-9/11 faces onto which, in retrospect, I project a kind of innocence."
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Knight soccer team battles for a ball

San Diego City College sports return to action

Knights fall in men's soccer and volleyball, win in cross country
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor September 9, 2021
Student-athletes are finally able to showcase their skills to an audience after an extended shutdown.
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Passenger on 215 bus

8 ways to get to City College for free this month

The region is celebrating the release of PRONTO with free rides on regional public transit
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 9, 2021
City officials are offering free rides on public transit through the month of September in celebration of the launch of the region’s new fare processing system, PRONTO.
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Geology professor Anna Evashko and students discuss a classroom project which was due in 15 minutes, before presenting it to the rest of the classroom. Photo by Christopher Tapanes/CityTimes Media

City College science students, faculty face realities of returning to campus

Lab classes are among those returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2021
While the majority of students and faculty at City College’s science building agreed that in-person lab classes are essential to the learning process, others are having reservations about being back on campus.
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Parking lot 3, located on the southeast side of campus, is free for students to use during the fall 2021 semester. Photo by Marlena Harvey, City Times Media

Students: Don’t pay for free parking!

On-campus parking for students is free for entire fall semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-In-Chief September 7, 2021
During the fall 2021 semester, permits are not required for any students parking in student parking lots.
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Model Yoni Baker in Life Drawing class

Arts bring new perspectives back to City College campus

In-person classes begin amid a still-precarious global pandemic
Philip Salata and Kathy Archibald September 3, 2021
For the first time in more than 18 months, select fine arts classes are finally being held in person at City College for the fall 2021 semester.
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RTVF 124 students work with cameras

BREAKING: Following outcry, SDCCD alters return-to-campus timeline (with update)

Decision announced in a September 2 email from Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 2, 2021
Days after dozens of student services staff voiced their fear and frustration at the San Diego Community College District’s return-to-campus timeline, an email from Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez to district employees said it will be altering that timeline.
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Nathan Fletcher addresses media with MTS

MTS offering free rides with new app this month

New system will offer increased functionality and cost savings to public transportation riders, including MTS buses and trolleys
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 2, 2021
The MTS is granting free rides on buses and trolleys for students to individuals using the PRONTO app or PRONTO cards for all of September.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees meet on Zoom

UPDATED: Fear, frustration of SDCCD staff dominates the first fall trustees meeting

Public comments included a letter signed by 36 staff members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 27, 2021
Staff from the student services departments of all four campuses vented their fears and frustrations regarding the SDCCD's recent decision to require them to return to campus amid rising COVID-19 numbers at the Aug. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. 
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City Urban Farm

City College students continue growth at urban farm

Devoted faculty, student volunteers kept the City Urban Farm alive during the pandemic
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2021
The City Urban Farm, which is overseen by a volunteer program known as Seeds, could not come to a halt without losing most of the plants and what they produce during the pandemic. Someone had to stay behind and tend to it.
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San Diego City College campus

Relief palpable for City College students returning for in-person learning

Campus requires proof of vaccination or exception and weekly testing
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 25, 2021
San Diego City College welcomed students back for the first time since March 2020 on Aug. 23. And for students pursuing majors in subjects that do not translate to remote learning easily, the relief is palpable.
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