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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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experimental pop duo Vákoum

Warm up with CTM’s local music playlist for February

Bounce this month with Dezzy Hollow’s West Coast hip-hop, Golden Hours’ serene jams and Parque De Cometas’ “revuelto pop”
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata February 25, 2022
The world’s pretty heavy right now. I’m not going to qualify that, or try to make some clever joke, it’s just the truth. But you’re not here to listen to me wax poetic about geopolitics, or theorize about the rising cost of everything, or complain about the sandwich I accidentally left on the bus today. You’re here for some local music.
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Maya Angelou

REVIEW: ‘Maya Angelou: And StilI l Rise’

City College to host a virtual screening of award-winning feature documentary showcasing the life of master extraordinaire, Maya Angelou
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist February 25, 2022
San Diego City College will host the virtual screening of “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,” beginning at 6 p.m. on Feb. 25.
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Jackson Larsen

City College men make history with perfect conference season

Two forfeits by Imperial Valley College this week set up 16-0 Knights for playoffs
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist February 24, 2022
The San Diego City College men’s basketball team finished the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference season with a record of 16-0 after Imperial Valley College forfeited its final two games this week.
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A woman sits next to the portrait of a face at the entrance of an art gallery.

City Gallery to host closing reception Saturday evening

The monthlong exhibition of contemporary drawings by four Southern California artists will be celebrated Feb. 26
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 24, 2022
The City Gallery at San Diego City College will host a closing reception for its first show of the year Feb. 26.
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Zuzu Acrobat troupe

GALLERY: Zuzu Acrobats wow crowd at City College

The Tanzanian troupe balanced, contorted, danced and hammed it up for the first live on-campus event of the spring semester
Kathy Archibald and Kathryn Gray February 23, 2022
San Diego City College students whooped and hollered as the Zuzu Acrobats performed in Curran Plaza on Feb. 22 for the first live event of the spring semester.
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Exercise Science students wearing masks

City College policy will still require masking

Indoor, outdoor mask mandates have been relaxed in most public places, but not at the San Diego Community College District
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2022
According to an email sent to students by the San Diego Community College District, its mask policy remains the same. Everyone is expected to wear acceptable face coverings while indoors and outdoors on all campuses, even after California officials lifted the statewide indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals on Feb. 15.
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Romelia Turner speaking with her hands clasped in front of her is speaking to attendees on Zoom

‘Hidden Figures’ film screening sparks discussion about injustice, progress

City College Black Film Friday events shine spotlight on Black history through cinema
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief February 18, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego City College hosted a screening and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 17 on Zoom for Black Film Friday.
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Josh Williams

Knights men rally to beat MiraCosta at the buzzer

The victory -- City's 13th straight -- clinches the conference championship
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist February 18, 2022
Jonathan Ogugua’s game-winning jumper as time expired helped San Diego City College win, 75-73, over MiraCosta, extending its run of victories and also clinching the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship.
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Three Black women from the film Hidden Figures are shown celebrating

REVIEW: ‘Hidden Figures’

City College hosts a film screening and discussion of the biographical drama about three Black women who helped NASA put an astronaut in orbit
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
The World Cultures program at San Diego City College will present a community Zoom viewing and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures" on Feb. 17.
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President Ricky Shabazz speaks at podium

Low enrollment numbers split focus of City College administration

February College Council meeting marks a shift toward preparing to operate during the endemic phase of COVID-19
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
At the Feb. 16 College Council meeting, the agenda was split between two visions for the future: curriculum expansion in the form of Bachelor’s programs at community colleges and a turn of attention toward a growing part-time student population.
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Covid-19 vaccine

SDCCD to require booster shots for fall 2022 in-person classes

The district’s requirement that individuals be masked on campuses will remain in effect after statewide mandate ends
Jakob McWhinney February 16, 2022
The San Diego Community College District announced on Feb. 15 that beginning in fall 2022 all students who attend in-person classes will be required to have received a COVID-19 booster shot.
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