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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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Professor thrown off the trolley by security guards

Joe Kendall May 2, 2014

City College Professor Enrique Davalos said he was forcibly removed from an Metropolitan Transit System trolley April 7 for reportedly not paying his fare, prompting him to file a formal complaint. This...

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Humanities professor Laurel Corona with a copy of her latest book The Mapmakers Daughter at a recent City College signing. Photo credit: Edwin Rendon

Woman on a mission – Professor advocates for everyone to have access to higher education

Edwin Rendon May 2, 2014

Professor Laurel Corona is an accomplished scholar, award-winning novelist and globe-trotter but her true passion is to advocate for every student to get an education, regardless of gender or ethnic background. She...

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The east is mostly privately owned land, but in the west, much of what were public lands have been purchased or protected by the federal government.  (Courtesy graphic)

The Invigilator — We the people do not need militarized regulation

Christopher Handloser May 1, 2014

About 80 miles east of Las Vegas, there is a conservation effort gone horribly wrong. The decades-old conflict between the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and a family of ranchers named Bundy,...

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Kathy McGinnis is back on campus on administrative duties and City College is waiting for a report from the PCAC on a volleyball eligibility violation.  (Courtesy photo)

Kathy McGinnis is back, on administrative duties

Christopher Handloser April 30, 2014

The Dean of Athletics, Kathy McGinnis, has been temporarily reassigned to administrative duties pending an investigation into a violation of eligibility of a men's volleyball athlete.She was escorted off...

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American Meb Keflezighi wins the 118th Boston Marathon, a year after deadly bombings, near the Marathon finish line in Boston, Monday, April 21, 2014. Keflezighi is the first American male to win since 1983. (Patrick Raycraft/Hartford Courant/MCT)

‘Meb’ than the rest

Christopher Handloser April 30, 2014

On April 21, Meb Keflezighi, 38, became the first American male since 1983 to win the Boston Marathon. Prior to that day, however, he was already an incredible influence on City College – as a former...

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City set to share music and poetry for May Day

Christopher Handloser April 28, 2014

The first of May is observed by many as an international worker’s holiday, often coupled with parades and celebrations in several cultures. For City College students, this year’s “May Day” will...

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Dean of Health, Exercise Science and Athletics Kathy McGinnis at her office in 2013. Photo credit: Mary Watson

Athletic director temporarily off the job

Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

(Story updated as of April 23) City College Dean of Instruction Randy Barnes is temporarily leading the City College Athletic Department as of Wednesday, April 16. The reason Dean Kathy McGinnis is...

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City’s clubs at disadvantage in fundraising

Diego Lynch April 16, 2014

City College’s clubs and student government want donors to get a tax break, as they would at Mesa and Miramar Colleges. But their donors can’t. City’s students want that change and have...

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Citys graphic design created these posters, top and bottom, to promote a modern concept of the Italian village. (Courtesy image)

Students redefine Italian towns’ image

Edwin Rendon April 16, 2014

Spring semester graphic design students at City College traveled cybernetically to Italy’s Tuscan countryside to help the hilltop township of Radicondoli retain its sense of community, and its people. Tough...

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