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Chicano park day 2018

David Ahumada , Photo Editor May 2, 2018

Thousands of people gathered for Chicano Park Day in Barrio Logan for one of the largest Chicanx heritage celebrations in San Diego County. The festivities on April 21 featured traditional food, art, music...

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Paul Chavez, president of the Cesar Chavez foundation, spoke at the opening of  Continuing Education’s Cesar E. Chavez Campus. Photo from San Diego Community College District

New César Chávez campus celebrates grand opening

Rutger Rosenborg November 10, 2015

More than 150 members affiliated with the San Diego Community College District celebrated the grand opening of San Diego Continuing Education’s César E. Chávez Campus on Oct. 28 in Barrio...

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A decade of publishing San Diego’s literary community

Kelly Mayhew’s 10 years of community building at City Works Press
Rutger Rosenborg November 10, 2015

“I am not alone,” Kelly Mayhew says. She stops typing on her keyboard, allowing the light percussion of keystrokes to dissipate into the gentle background music hovering around the room. “I’m part...

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Book Fair celebrates 10 years

Katherine Salindayao-White October 14, 2015

The City College Book Fair, an event that showcases literature, arts and music at San Diego City College, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct. 13-16. City College celebrates its diversity during this...

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Legend Magazine Editor-in-Chief Angelica Wallingford in the Arts & Humanities/Business Technology Quad on May 14. Photo credit: David Pradel

Editor’s Note

Angelica Wallingford May 21, 2015

Dear readers, Hunched over my computer looking through edit after edit of this issue, I noticed one common theme within all the stories: community. Community is almost always associated with your neighborhood,...

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Ana Brown, Bob Green and Teresa Montero on air during the Breakfast Burrito Club morning radio show. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Radio Pulso

Community powered airways broadcasting from the Barrio
Laura Sanchez May 19, 2015

Nothing nourishes the drained body like a breakfast burrito after one of “those nights” of too many beers and shots. That greasy overload of carbs and fat brings anyone back to life after flushing...

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Construction for the new Cesar Chavez continuing education building is set to be completed in June. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

A new barrio for education

Barrio Logan in for another change with new Cesar Chavez building creeping completion
Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor February 3, 2015

Standing at the intersection of National Ave. and Cesar E. Chavez Prkwy. stands a new parking structure, the sun reflecting off the sparkly glass windows. Right next to it an old, brick building which...

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A group of volunteers joins together during a Sept. 20 event organized to clean up Cesar Chavez Park in Barrio Logan. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Teamwork at the park

Miguel Cid September 30, 2014

Students met up at Cesar Chavez Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, to roll up their sleeves and put on gloves, leading a cleanup in the Barrio Logan community. In the past years, City College faculty...

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The day was marked by powerful signs and bullhorn chants in conjunction with a well-organized flag precession down Park Blvd, ending at Chicano Park in Barrio Logan.  The messages of the day hit hard, calling out perceived uneven economnic polices and egregious deportation laws, and rights for all workers from Latinos and African Americans to the elderly and queer groups. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Voices demand workers’ rights (with gallery)

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

On May 1, students and San Diego area activists gathered to celebrate “May Day” also known as International Worker’s Day. Unrecognized by the US Government, May Day represents the struggles of the...

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City College students and clubs converged with local activists to march for equality in the workplace on this year's 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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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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Salvador Torres works on his drawings at a local San Diego cafe in October.Photo credit: Andrew Hahn.

The Architect of the Dream

Juan Carlos Siezar December 8, 2013

Everyone can think about or plan something for the future. As a matter of fact, most people do it constantly, but it takes more than that to become a true visionary and see beyond what the rest can see....

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