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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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State Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero

Newsom nominates first Latina to California Supreme Court

Patricia Guerrero, a daughter of immigrants, would become the high court’s first Latina — significant in a state court system where Latinos are underrepresented
Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters February 16, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom today nominated to the state Supreme Court Patricia Guerrero, a San Diego appeals court justice who, if confirmed, would be the first Latina to serve on California’s highest court.
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David Contreras

Local artist speaks to City College students

David Contreras opens the spring season of the World Cultures program
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist February 15, 2022
San Diego artist David Contreras shared the evolutionary path his art style took in a Zoom presentation entitled “Look This Way! Craftsmanship and Seduction with David Contreras.”
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A dessert crumble made with pears and oatmeal sits on a cream colored eating plate

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge serves up crunchy and sweet pear cobbler for Valentine’s Day

Host Susana Serrano turns her Hunger Action goods into a bakery-worthy dessert
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 14, 2022
In this week's #citycookingchallenge, Susana Serrano shows how any romantic can make a fast and delicious Valentine’s Day dish on a budget.
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A computer screen with jumbled letters and phrases is shown.

Student ‘bots’ detected at City College

Fake students are enrolling in online classes at City, potentially taking spots from real students
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
Fake students popped up throughout California community colleges this past year, and San Diego City College is no exception.
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Ida B. Wells archival photograph

REVIEW: “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”

San Diego City College hosts “Black Film Fridays” with a depiction of Wells-Barnett’s legacy of journalism and activism
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
This hour-long biographical piece depicts the life and work of journalist, activist, and African American suffragette Ida B. Wells-Barnett, whose methodical and uncompromising voice served as a guiding beacon for Black rights throughout the post-Reconstruction era.
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Author, poet and educator Latorial Faison holds up her trilogy of books “28 Days of Poetry Celebrating Black History

Poet, author and educator Latorial Faison presents her life and work at City College

One of a series of Cultural Noire Performing Arts Company events presented in partnership with San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 10, 2022
Growing up in the small town of Cortland in South Hampton County Virginia, the site of a rebellion of enslaved people led by preacher and slave Nat Turner in 1831, Latorial Faison remembers Black History as a part of her daily life. Poet, author, performer, educator, mother, military spouse and much more, Faison uses moments from her own life to teach others.
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Graphic design student submissions to World Brand Design Society

City College graphic design program ranked 6th internationally

The program moves up four spots since 2020-21
Ingrid Estrella and Jillian Fortner February 9, 2022
San Diego City College’s graphic design program was recently ranked the No. 6 Best Design Education of 2021-2022 by the World Brand Design Society.
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