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Seranie Ruiz leads painting event

City College uses communal art to raise mental health awareness

City’s Student Health Services and Active Minds chapter turn to the arts as a way to ease students back to in-person campus life
Philip Salata, News Editor May 17, 2022
Isolation brought on by COVID-19 not only caused the majority of social opportunities on campus to dwindle, but also put pressure on students' well-being. Community art could be one way to help students assimilate to campus life.
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Graduates from City College in caps and gowns stand in a row at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park.

City to celebrate graduates with first in-person commencement events in three years

In addition to a schoolwide ceremony at Balboa Park, there will be a variety of smaller events for City graduates on campus
San Diego City College will hold an in-person commencement ceremony for the first time in three years at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on May 26 from 5-7 p.m.
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An open laptop sitting on a table with dollar bills is shown near a graphic of a magnifying glass.

SDCCD loses over $100K to ‘bots,’ prevents more fraud with new software

The district prevented the theft of nearly $375K with detection tools, though City College lost thousands in financial aid funds, officials say
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 29, 2022
The San Diego Community College District disbursed $101,619 in aid to fraudulent student accounts in February and March and prevented another $373,854 from being stolen, according to Victor DeVore, dean of student services for the district.
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Cast of Urinetown fights over the kidnapping of Hope

Urinetown returns to the City College stage after a two-year hiatus

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts revives its production of Urinetown, the first musical at City since 2019
Philip Salata, News Editor April 22, 2022
For those who newly joined the cast and crew of Urinetown, as well as those who returned, the staging of the musical in the Saville Theatre is a celebration that finally brings song and dance back to the public – the first musical at City since 2019.
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City Times Sound goes live for another week of radio on 88.3 HD-2 starting March 21. Hector Rivera will be featured on the CTS show Ritmo Latino. Album art from Porqué ahora? by Hector Rivera

City Times Sound unleashes an eclectic week of radio

New content by CTS gets intimate and rhythmic
Philip Salata, Victor Ortiz, Jr., and Chad Francis April 18, 2022
From an exclusive glimpse into the lives of independent content creators to a dive into San Diego’s heritage of Latin music, CTS sets the tone to ponder and groove.
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Campus closure sign at San Diego City College

City student, faculty among plaintiffs suing SDCCD over COVID-19 requirements

Lawsuit alleges SDCCD’s requirements violate civil rights and amount to religious discrimination
Jakob McWhinney, Managing Editor April 15, 2022
A San Diego City College faculty member and an alum are among a group of employees and students suing three Southern California community college districts alleging the district's COVID-19 vaccine, testing and masking requirements violated their civil rights.
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Jackie Mendoza on a payphone with toys in foreground

City Times Sound picks up the beat after spring break

After a week of hibernation CTS is back live with an all new radio line-up
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler April 4, 2022
To ease the return from spring break, City Times Sound will be setting the tempo for the week with all new material. 
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San Diego Convention Center

VIDEO/RADIO: Pandemic restrictions easing at large events in the state

The story is featured on this week's edition of CTTV's Newscene
Jakob McWhinney, Operations Manager March 24, 2022
COVID-19 restrictions are continuing to be eased in California. Beginning April 1, the state's Department of Public Health will lift requirements that individuals attending “indoor mega events” present proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test.
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Two outstretched hands hold what appears to be hundred dollar bills formed into a ball

Deadline tonight to apply for $1,200 grant

An email sent to City, Mesa and Miramar students offers the possibility of aid money for those who have not yet received a grant for spring semester
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
An email sent to some students of City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges on March 16 from the district stated that the colleges are offering students emergency relief grants.
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Braulio Lam + Simonel Endlessness album cover

City Times Sound returns with a fresh radio lineup

In its second week of spring 2022 programming City’s radio team debuts more shows to relish
Tune in to KSDS 88.3 HD-2 FM, or stream online today and every Monday through Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. If you miss the 5 p.m. broadcast, then you can tune in to a rebroadcast of the day's program at 9 p.m.
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The Knight Life

RADIO: Newest ‘The Knight Life’ features more from the fall’s best podcasts

The latest episode showcases more from the fall's best podcasts
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist March 21, 2022
This week “The Knight Life,” will feature podcasts from hosts William Tran and Jakob McWhinney. 
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Kadee Sylla speaks to a group of students in Curran Plaza for Citys Send Silence Packing event

GALLERY: Active Minds exhibit connects students, stories and resources at City

Backpacks filled Curran Plaza for the “Send Silence Packing” event March 17 for mental health advocacy and suicide prevention
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 18, 2022
Dozens of backpacks filled Curran Plaza for an Active Minds event called “Send Silence Packing” at San Diego City College March 17.
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