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City Speaks, Episode 1

PODCAST: Ballet Folklorico performer adjusts to stay-at-home orders

April 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College student Paula Quinonez has been unable to meet and practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe. She talks about what she misses in the debut episode of the City Speaks podcast.

West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

March 8, 2020

Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.

The Reflection

REVIEW: ‘Effortless’ production a success at City College festival

March 7, 2020

The Festival of New Plays introduced seven one-act plays written and performed by City College students. The challenge was to condense a solid one-act play into 10 minutes, a mission that sounds difficult but as an audience member was done well and appeared effortless.

Everything Has Two Sides

City College students take stage for festival

March 6, 2020

The fifth annual Festival of New Plays runs through March 14 at the Black Box Theater. Many of the seven, one-act plays were written by San Diego City College playwriting and English students and will all be performed by student actors.

REVIEW: Parasite

February 24, 2020

I just saw the four-time Oscar-winning film "Parasite" and it did not disappoint. The film is completely subtitled, which I personally liked, and follows the Kims, a poor and unemployed family that con their way into becoming the servants of a rich family, the Parks. 

Malcolme Muttaqee reading his book, the yellow cover of the book is on the background.

Authors, City College students perform as part of Black History Month

February 22, 2020

An alumna and current students read and performed their pieces during the Day of the Arts event, part of the celebration of Black History Month at City College. The event was hosted by Umoja, a community that supports African American and other historically underrepresented students.

Front cover of City Works, Volume 26 shows three hands sharing an ice-cream behind a rusty wall.

City College writers and photographers get published with City Works

February 19, 2020

Student writers and artists are invited to submit pieces to The City Works Journal to get published along with fellow students and national writers. 

REVIEW: “Ford v Ferrari”

December 9, 2019

Taking place in Dearborn, Michigan, “Ford v Ferrari” told the story of the growth of Ford from a third-person perspective.

Actors rehearse on the set of

REVIEW: Drama department slays in first performance of “She Kills Monsters”

October 28, 2019

In the world of fantasy, life can be whimsical. However, fantasy can also be cruel.

Play at New Play Festival

Human issues, experiences displayed on stage at New Play Festival

March 10, 2019

San Diego City College students have had the opportunity to write and submit plays to the New Play Festival to be showcased to audiences on campus during the past four years. This year’s plays touched on subjects like drugs, family and what it means to lose someone close.

City College shivers with antici…

David Mckenna rehearses his songs as the unsuspecting Brad Majors in City College's rendition of

Shaylyn Martos, Editor-in-chief

April 18, 2018

Get ready to do the “Time Warp,” the Drama Department’s rendition of “The Rocky Horror Show” opens on April 20 in the Saville Theatre. The ...

San Diego alternative three-piece the Shady Francos play for a crowd during a 2014 concert.    Photo by Otis, official Facebook photo.

Album Review: Local band Shady Francos introduce ‘Gabe’

September 28, 2015

From time to time, certain bands come and generate so much hype and excitement that it’s hard for music fans to not get caught up in it. Such is...

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