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Students make their way to  classes in the new Arts and Humanities and Business Technology buildings, which opened Aug. 18. The buildings sport an efficient modern design and offer more space and better technologies. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Doors open to education

Troy Orem August 26, 2014

City College’s Arts and Humanities and Business Technology buildings officially opened their doors to students Aug. 18 with much fanfare. The buildings grant their respective programs the space and technology...

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Guests enjoyed the portfolios of City students, including Edward Honakers works titled Depression, right wall. Photo credit: Edwin Rendon

‘Higher quality’ photos – Professional photographers judge student photo exhibit at the Luxe

Edwin Rendon May 21, 2014

Photographs that explored the human psyche and emotions won top honors in the Ninth Annual Student Exhibition 2014.City’s Photography Department organized the judged competition, which drew more...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Graduation marks turning of City’s century

Kaily Sanders May 20, 2014

City College will celebrate the 100th Year Commencement on May 23 at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. The commencement will celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of the students from the 99th graduating...

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Enactus will partner with the SD Food Bank to give away free food to students in the quad outside the bookstore. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Enactus partners with San Diego Food Bank

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

The City College Enactus Food Empowerment and Sustainability Center, or food pantry, has formed a partnership with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, a non-profit which provides food at low...

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Nianda Speaks has been writing poetry since he was 13 but now channels his education into intuitive spoken word. (Courtesy photo)

A man of his spoken word

Essence Mcconnell May 19, 2014

Mulemvo Nianda’s words are backed by love, his thoughts backed by emotion and his ideas backed by his confidence in this generation to come together into a new conscious awakening and start living in...

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The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

Diego Lynch May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young men and women sliding down parking lot stairs. Each...

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Dr. Beebe will continue at City College with his policy of holding open office hours, just as any other professor would.  He prefers the “walk and talk,” as he calls it. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

District veteran to lead City

Christopher Handloser May 15, 2014

From growing up wanting to be a firefighter to becoming the new president of San Diego City College, Dr. Anthony Beebe’s path has been one of enlightenment through education. Since 2006, Beebe, 57,...

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Artie Ojeda at NBC 7 after his newscast. Photo credit: Troy Orem

The Marathon of the Anchorman

News Anchor Artie Ojeda Found his Calling at City College
David Pradel May 14, 2014

As the sun begins to rise, sweat drips down Artie Ojeda's face as his eyes capture the beauty of San Diego. The local news anchor isn’t wearing a suit and tie but rather sporting his running clothes....

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Curran Plaza: Then and Now (photo illustration). Photo credit: Troy Orem

City’s First Century: 100 Years of Students, Education and Construction

1914: San Diego Junior College, which would later become known as San Diego City College, was founded with 35 students and four instructors. It was the first community college in San Diego and the fifth...

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With wardrobes selected for performers, cosmetology students prep the cast for the final dress rehearsal of In the Heights before the shows debut on Apr. 11. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Setting the Scene: A Look Behind the Curtain at What Makes a Musical at City College

Amber Henry and Amber Henry May 14, 2014

There is a vibrancy in the aura around the theater for San Diego City College's centennial spring musical production, "In the Heights." It is half past 7 p.m. and you can already feel the electrifying...

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City College students and clubs converged with local activists to march for equality in the workplace on this years May Day. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

May Day celebrants embrace workers’ rights

Diego Lynch May 7, 2014

City College students and San Diego area activists gathered at the corner of Park Blvd and A St to participate in the Workers United for Dignity and Justice March, in honor of May 1 or “May Day,"...

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Adam Garcia addressing the City College audience at the election forum in the cafeteria on April 10. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

ASG president-elect, Adam Garcia

Joe Kendall May 2, 2014

Newly-elected ASG president Adam Garcia spoke briefly with the City Times about himself and his plans for City. J: How did you first become involved with the ASG? A: When I started my first semester here...

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