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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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DMarcus Andrus

PODCAST: Music paves road for City College’s D’Marcus Andrus

Music student and military veteran recently dropped his first album
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In the episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times, Will Mauriz talks with D'Marcus Andrus about his journey as a veteran and a City College student and making music.
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Jesus Lopez and #CityCookingChallenge

VIDEO: Southern-inspired breakfast-for-dinner from Hunger Action Day at City College

Today's #CityCookingChallenge includes home fries topped with a fried egg
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 6, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez is back with #CityCookingChallenge at San Diego City College Hunger Action Day. The food was donated by San Diego Food Bank.  
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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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Scholarship Application

Three City College students named national semifinalists for scholarships

The three are among 406 national semifinalists for the highly competitive awards
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 1, 2021
Three San Diego City College students, Miguel Cacho-Tafolla, Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta, are semifinalists for national scholarships.
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Womens History Month

City College takes look into womxn in politics

City College continue its celebration of Womxn’s History Month
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist March 31, 2021
Continuing with the events taking place to celebrate Womxn’s History Month, on March 12 the event Women in Politics presented by Counselor Fabiola Beck-Threats took place via Zoom.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

Conference keynote emphasizes community to overcome oppression

Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur spoke as part of the City College's social justice conference
Braydon Griffith, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
As the 6th Annual Social Justice Conference continues, Thursday’s conferences started with keynote speaker, Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur. Shakur is an author, educator and a survivor of the incarceration system, who educates and promotes community to fight the oppressive behaviors in present-day America. 
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Dignity to Dream

Dignity to Dream: 6th Annual Social Justice Conference kicks off with poetry

Willie Perdomo, author and poet, was the first keynote speaker
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 25, 2021
“My history professor has a bad habit of looking at me when discussing slavery,” Willie Perdomo read aloud from one of his poems. “Professor, why do you keep looking at me, when discussing slavery?”
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Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chancellor Constance Carroll

SDCCD and San Diego Unified School District outlined future goals in a joint meeting

Last appearance for Chancellor Constance Carroll and Superintendent Cindy Marten in a joint district meeting
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
The San Diego Community College District and San Diego Unified School District governing boards’ held their annual joint meeting on March 16.
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Knights against LA Southwest

San Diego City College student-athletes to return to campus

The decision comes after San Diego moves into a less-restrictive red tier
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 17, 2021
The San Diego Community College District approved for student-athletes to return to its campuses for conditioning training next month.
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