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Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Christopher Handloser May 20, 2014

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent of the electorate giving their say. City College’s latest...

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Dr. Beebe will continue at City College with his policy of holding open office hours, just as any other professor would.  He prefers the “walk and talk,” as he calls it. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

District veteran to lead City

Christopher Handloser May 15, 2014

From growing up wanting to be a firefighter to becoming the new president of San Diego City College, Dr. Anthony Beebe’s path has been one of enlightenment through education. Since 2006, Beebe, 57,...

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President search is down to two

Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

After almost four months of rigorous screening, the San Diego Community College President Search Committee, in conjunction with district Chancellor Constance Carroll, recently narrowed it down to two candidates...

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Sophomore star Darby Duprat is helping the Knights women's badminton team try to regain the state championship title they last won in 2012. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Women’s badminton shuttles to victory

Christopher Handloser April 17, 2014

During a current tour of the Harry P. West gym at City College, one may notice an intense network of white lines covering two of the basketball courts. That’s because these days, instead of hoop dreamers,...

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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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Students, staff and faculty during the 2K Fun Run on March 13 in the Gorton Quad. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

City runs for health

Christopher Handloser March 27, 2014

The “Step Up to Live Well” campaign committee took another step forward this month, hosting their second campus 2K Fun Run on March 13 as a part of nutrition month. In the first year as a part...

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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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Should we hear about Snowden? — Media blackouts do more harm then good

February 26, 2014

“Every time you pick up a phone, dial a number, write an email, make a purchase, travel on the bus carrying a cell phone, swipe a card somewhere, you leave a trace, and the government has decided that...

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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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Kevin Faulconer, official Facebook image

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

Diego Lynch and Christopher Handloser February 12, 2014

With 86 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Kevin Faulconer is leading Democrat David Alvarez 55 percent to 44 percent, and is projected to be the next mayor of San Diego. He will serve out the...

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A memorial service for Armstrong will be held Feb. 19 at the Encanto Park Recreational Center.
Call (619) 527-3411 for more information. (Courtesy image)

Campus mourns beloved activist

Christopher Handloser February 11, 2014

City College lost 10-year attendee, small business leader, and student activist, Terry Armstrong, to a heart attack on Jan. 11. The family held a private memorial for her Jan. 19. Armstrong, 52, was the...

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Students can register to vote online now

Students can register to vote online now

Christopher Handloser January 30, 2014

Things students can do in five minutes: Send a Snapchat, call their mom and now, register to vote.City College’s student leaders launched a website Jan. 7 to make registration easier than ever, in...

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