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Christina Painton, Newcene

LEGEND: Newscene alumna makes move to professional ranks

Christina Painton, now a morning producer in Waco, Texas, was Newscene's executive producer last fall
Kathryn Gray, Contributor January 25, 2021
The same day the fall semester ended at San Diego City College, Newscene's Christina Painton started a new job as morning show producer in Waco, Texas.
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A senior couple in front of a registrar of voter tent.

VIDEO: Ballots still being counted

Todd Gloria holds a lead in the race for mayor of San Diego
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2020
Even with all the changes for the 2020 Election, Cynthia Paes, San Diego County’s Assistant Registrar of Voters, said that Election Day, and night, went by smoothly.
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Proposition 20

Proposition 20: Criminal justice reform

Criminal sentencing, parole and DNA collection initiative
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 20 repeals certain criminal justice reforms voted on in 2014 and 2016 designed to reduce the prison population in California.
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Bonnie Ann Dowd

SDCCD announced financial contingency plan to kick in next year

Plans to take short-term loans against future state funding
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
With little hope of another round of federal pandemic relief coming, the San Diego Community College District needs to seek out new ways to cover daily expenses.
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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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Early Ed Center Construction by R. Shabazz

City College Child Development Center construction continues through pandemic

Building completion expected for next year
Christina Painton, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
The Child Development Center is still under construction at City College. The building project is expected to be completed in February 2021.
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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Afro Unicorn founder to kick off Mesa College’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Mother and founder of e-commerce apparel business to emphasize multiple income streams
Christina Painton, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
April Showers, the founder of e-commerce apparel brand Afro Unicorn, will be the first in a series of entrepreneurial speakers hosted by Mesa College’s Business and Work-Based Learning departments.
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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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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

President Ricky Shabazz, Chancellor Constance Carroll share updates in dressed-down virtual ceremony
Christina Painton, Staff Writer August 31, 2020
Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.
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