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VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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VIDEO: College enrollment nationwide down due to COVID-19

Community colleges seeing the steepest impact from the pandemic
Devon Doane and Joel Garcia November 20, 2020
Student enrollment is down this year, especially in community colleges, across the country, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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Wilma Wooten

VIDEO: Purple-tier restrictions set to start tonight in San Diego

Restrictions begin at midnight
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene November 13, 2020
President elect Joe Biden announced a new COVID-19 advisory board ahead of his inauguration.
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Trump Returns to White House

VIDEO: COVID-19 spreads in White House

The story is covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene October 9, 2020
A week after President Donald Trump returned to the Oval Office, the virus has spread to other staff members in the White House and beyond.
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USS Midway 9/11 memorial

VIDEO: 9/11 remembered in ceremony on Midway

The story was featured in the first episode of the semester by Newscene
Christina Painton, Staff Writer/Executive Producer September 11, 2020
The 19th anniversary of 9/11 commemorated here in San Diego was featured in the first episode of Newscene, the student-produced news broadcast of San Diego City College.
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City College EOPS advises students on transferring

The online forum included representatives from UC San Diego
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer May 28, 2020
City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.
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EOPS Town Hall

City College EOPS preps students for summer session

Students looking for answers about course options, student fees and federal aid
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer May 11, 2020
With the spring semester at City College coming to a close, Student Services programs like EOPS are meeting online to help students with their enrollments for the summer session.
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Cyanne Knight

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

The San Diego Convention Center is being repurposed as a homeless shelter to prevent the further spread of COVID-19
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer April 13, 2020
With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.
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Ludovica Fadini

Italian student at City College sees life change ‘drastically’ here, at home

As a foreign exchange student, Ludovica Fadini is not allowed to travel home to Italy
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer March 31, 2020
There have been nearly 102,000 positive cases in Italy, and 11,591 deaths due to the coronavirus, as of March 30. And Ludovica Fadini, a foreign exchange student at San Diego City College from Milan, is helpless to do anything.
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