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A memorial service Feb. 13 celebrated the life of long-time student activist Terry Armstrong, who died of a heart attack at age 52.Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

A ‘jewel’ is gone — Terry Armstrong tirelessly advocated for fellow students’ rights in her decades at City College

Christopher Handloser February 28, 2014

“A real jewel is missing in this crown, but it’s shining somewhere else.” Those words, expressed by City College Enactus leader Marie Disnew, were among the many thoughts shared to honor...

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Graphic design Professor Candice Lopez parlays her vast experience to connect students to careers during and after City College.Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Driving students to design their future

Edwin Rendon February 27, 2014

Candice Lopez is City College’s graphic design cupid – a matchmaker for her students and the real world – and her arrows are crested in style. Before her career teaching graphic arts...

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A gritty tale of wilderness survival

Celia Jimenez and Louis Christian Alvarez February 27, 2014

“If we can survive the night, we’ll survive the day.” That was the motto that explorer Lee Bergthold told to photographer Christina Bowers as they made their way through their expedition through...

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A force to be reckoned with — City College police urge students to help prevent crime in an open campus

Joe Kendall February 27, 2014

When asked to imagine a campus police officer, it’s easy to picture an uptight officer, only concerned with writing parking tickets and kicking kids off of their skateboards, but that perception might...

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ASG launches website

Jennifer Ovalle and Essence Mcconnell February 24, 2014

The Associated Students Government (ASG) recently launched their official website to stay connected with students and showcase the moving forces behind the committees and clubs. “For the first time...

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Freshman guard Mike Scott was awarded second team, all-conference honors averaging 13.2 points per game and a field goal percentage of 43.0 in 2013-14.  (Photo credit Xavier Besos)

Knights host Hancock in first round of the playoffs at home this Wednesday.

Christopher Handloser February 24, 2014

The City College men’s basketball team parlayed their undefeated-in-conference season into hosting the Hancock Bulldogs for round one of the regional playoffs by the California Community College...

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Source: San Diego County Registrar of Voters. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Faulconer grabs another opportunity

Christopher Handloser February 22, 2014

Republican Kevin Faulconer will be sworn in as the next mayor of San Diego on March 3. He defeated young Latino Democrat, David Alvarez, by a margin of 55 percent to 44 percent. His political career...

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Guests attended a private screening for the opening of the planetarium in the Science building on Feb. 19.Photo credit: Michelle Moran

New Science Building reaches to the sky

Kaily Sanders February 22, 2014

The new Science Building on campus provides students with first-class, state-of-the-art equipment and rivals any such facility in the country. Imagine taking a seat under a large dome and taking a short...

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Point guard Martin Thomas skies over a Grossmont defender during the 76-69 win Feb. 14. (Photo courtesy of Xavier Besos)

Knights hoops soaring

Christopher Handloser February 22, 2014

Freshman guard Caleb Singleton scored 20 points and fellow backcourt freshman Chris Jones added 16 and four steals to lead the City College men’s basketball team to their first undefeated-in-conference...

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Tuition for non-residents increases

Kaily Sanders February 14, 2014

The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees convened on Jan. 30 and voted to raise the non-resident tuition fee by $3 per unit. Of the five elected board members and one student trustees,...

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The float featured imagery from the 1964 March on Washington and a rendering of Dr. Luther King Jr. by the City College graphic design department.Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Agents of change

Christopher Handloser February 14, 2014

Thrive. Transform. Inspire. Lead. Those words – words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would’ve been proud to cheer – adorned the towering columns as they rotated within the center of...

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Daryl Palumbo performing live.  (Photo courtesy of Nick Karp photography)

These aren’t your typical love songs

Angelica Wallingford February 12, 2014

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, it’s time to break out the cash and get your sweetheart something nice. Let’s face it though; the whole chocolate and flowers routine is getting...

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