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Angel Lopez, a City student involved in the colleges theatre program, raises his fist in celebration during the Lavender Graduation ceremony on May 12, 2022. City College Flickr

City College celebrates its first ‘Lavender Graduation’ ceremony

While most such events are put on by student-run LGBTQIA+ organizations, City’s celebration was spearheaded by a combination of student-support programs
Jakob McWhinney, Managing Editor May 19, 2022
On a sunny mid-May afternoon City College held a Lavender Graduation ceremony on the campus’ Curran Square.  It was a joyous event by all accounts, with students, family members and faculty gathering to celebrate the achievements of the college’s LGBTQIA+ graduates.
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Graduates from City College in caps and gowns stand in a row at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.

City to celebrate graduates with first in-person commencement events in three years

In addition to a schoolwide ceremony at Balboa Park, there will be a variety of smaller events for City graduates on campus
San Diego City College will hold an in-person commencement ceremony for the first time in three years at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on May 26 from 5-7 p.m.
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People gather in a line at the San Diego City College A building patio

Campus comes alive at Soul Food Celebration

City College community gathers to celebrate Black History Month
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2022
Smells of fried chicken and gumbo wafted through campus enticing people to gather at the patio of the San Diego City College A building where students, faculty and staff shared soul food in celebration of Black History Month coming to a close.
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Author Malcolme Muttaqee stands as he reads a book to students seated outside.

City College celebrates Black History Month throughout February

Activities range from workshops and webinars to events and keynotes
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 7, 2022
San Diego City College is highlighting the contributions and experiences of Black communities with speakers, events, workshops and webinars covering music, film, mental health, financial planning and even acrobatics this February.  
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San Diego City College student receiving food from a volunteer at Hunger Action Days

Hunger Action Days are back at City College (with video)

Student Affairs once again offers Hunger Action Days with plans to expand
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist October 6, 2021
Every first Tuesday and third Monday of every month, Student Affairs, in collaboration with the San Diego Food Bank and Feeding San Diego, hosts Hunger Action Days.
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América Martínez

Farmworkers movement leads to collaboration and change

World Cultures Program kicks off with the first of eleven events of the semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021
Director of the SUBIR Cultural Center Adan Sanchez convened educators, guest speakers and students to share personal experiences and opinions on the inequality and unequal representation of cultures in the San Diego Community College District.
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