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Antonio Marquez, left, Sandra Galindo and Chris Handloser won awards from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges. Photo credit: Michelle Moran

City’s journalists win state-wide competition

Kaily Sanders April 15, 2014

City College student journalists Sandra Galindo, Chris Handloser and Antonio Marquez earned awards at this year’s Journalism Association of Community Colleges State Convention April 3-5. Each year,...

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Professor Lisa Will’s provocative teaching style gets her students thinking outside the box. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Moving minds beyond stars

Celia Jimenez March 27, 2014

Lisa Will identifies herself as a geek. Her favorites books are those related to science and astronomy. Her first encounters with these subjects on TV and film were through watching “Star Trek”...

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Photo credit: Rolando Ortiz

Summer classes return

Christopher Handloser March 26, 2014

Summer classes are returning to the San Diego Community College District for 2014. More than 400 classes will be available for City College students and the schedule will be available April 15. There will...

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Illustration by Michele Suthers

The Invigilator – No hiding behind the shield

Christopher Handloser March 25, 2014

Joe Public used to be equal with the law in the US. Everyone funded their aptly-named peace officers and in return trusted them to serve by protecting. This symbiosis was legally outlined and happily adhered...

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The City College trolley station at Park Boulevard is the second busiest in the transit system. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Student says guards beat him

Diego Lynch March 25, 2014

A City College student plans to file a complaint against the trolley system, accusing its security officers of slamming him to the ground and deliberately injuring him last month. His story is one of...

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Paul Matthew Giret wins best director for his documentary entitled Recycled Samples.  (Photo courtesy of Noosh)

City student wins big at San Diego Film Festival Awards

Edwin Rendon March 25, 2014

City College film student Paul Matthew Giret’s roots in music and activism in San Diego have taken him, his camera and the fruits of his labors beyond campus.   He recently won Best Director...

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City College music professor Yochanan Sebastian The Music Doctor Winston blows into his famous golden flute at a gig.  (Courtesy photo)

The fast life of a ‘doubler’

Christopher Handloser March 17, 2014

Step inside City College’s jazz improv class and listen to an exhilarating mix of music instruction, life lessons and even bar gigs, all conducted by “The Music Doctor.” Yochanan Sebastian Winston,...

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Head Coach Mitch Charlens rallies the team with time waning at Chaffey on March 1. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Second round and down for the Knights

Christopher Handloser March 13, 2014

The City College men’s basketball team saw their season come to a close with a tough loss against the 4th ranked Chaffey Panthers on March 1. In a game where every Knights starter scored in double...

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The National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk has more than 250 attendees at the San Diego event. (Courtesy photo)

Eating disorders: ‘Be aware’ — Awareness walk draws attention to underfunded illness

Joe Kendall March 13, 2014

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week seeks to inform the public about an illness with many stigmas. “One of the most frightening challenges are the prevailing cultural norms and values around being...

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Richard Montoya, right, with actor Nick Gonzalez speaking about the film Water & Power. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Latino comedian transitions to the big screen

Edwin Rendon March 12, 2014

Mexican-American actor and playwright Richard Montoya is the founder of the satirical troupe Culture Clash, which is gearing up to release its play-turned-film, “Water & Power.” Opening...

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Films shine at 21st annual San Diego Latino Film Festival

Essence Mcconnell March 12, 2014

Ethan van Thillo, founder of the Latino Film Festival, visited City College Tuesday afternoon to introduce students to the schedule of films for the 21st annual San Diego Latino Film Festival.Thillo opened...

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Local artist Salvador Roberto Torres displays his rendition for the completed mural project. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

A vision for the future

Diego Lynch March 12, 2014

Longtime Chicano artist and activist Salvador “Queso” Roberto Torres is partnering with City College students to paint a mural in Barrio Logan depicting San Diego’s maritime history. The...

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