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SDCCD Board of Trustees Meeting, Sept. 9

Staff expresses relief, further frustration at SDCCD Board of Trustees meeting

The return-to-campus timeline has been delayed, but some student services staff want same choices as instructional staff
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 15, 2021
Public comments from student staff at the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 9 expressed gratitude for the district’s decision to delay their return-to-campus timeline, but also requested more be done.
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Poll worker sits at desk

Influx of voters head to polls at City College

Recall election sends voters to the polls
Christopher Tapanes and Kathy Archibald September 14, 2021
Poll worker Yulyssah Marin, who is also a City College student, said the stream of voters had steadily increased over earlier voting days.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

San Diego officials announce record voter registration for recall

Registrar anticipates between 200,000-250,000 mail-in ballots could be submitted on Sept. 14 alone
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata September 14, 2021
Ballots are allowed to arrive up to seven days after election day and county officials project that it may take days to finalize the count.
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Yulyssah Marin works the polls

Will City College students vote in the recall election?

City students share their experiences and thoughts on the upcoming election
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
If Newsom cannot convince more than 50% of the electorate to vote no in the recall election, the top vote-getter in the second half of the ballot will become governor.
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San Diego recall ballot

San Diego Democratic, Republican party heads weigh in on Tuesday’s recall election

The heads of the San Diego Democratic and Republican parties share why they oppose or support California’s recall vote
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
Representatives from the Democratic and Republican parties of San Diego County disagree on a myriad of issues and how to solve them. But neither has endorsed a candidate on the second question on the ballot — who should succeed Newsom as governor if he is recalled.
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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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