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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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A portion of the mural on the cafeteria wall at City College with a girl blowing into a large conch shell

City College Chicana/o Studies mural nears completion

An entire wall of the cafeteria will soon pay homage to the birth of the department and over 50 years of student activism
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 15, 2022
The rich, bold colors on the cafeteria wall embody the spirit that birthed the Chicana/o Studies Department at San Diego City College in 1970, portraying over 50 years of campus activism. 
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Curran Plaza San Diego City College

City College radio station set to go live March 14

City Times Sound will transform 88.3 HD-2 into San Diego’s only local music radio station
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler March 13, 2022
From student DJs airing local tunes to podcasts produced by the CTS team, HD-2 celebrates the eclectic, diverse, and far-reaching communities of the region – both past, and present.
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City administrators, including President Ricky Shabazz pose together in front of an outdoor photo booth

City College celebrates employees’ full return to campus

Activities, food and school spirit were on display at Gorton Quad as faculty and staff enjoyed each others’ company
Kathy Archibald and Philip Salata March 8, 2022
Line dancing, Jenga and a taco lunch feast welcomed San Diego City College employees to Gorton Quad as part of “Welcome Back City! Week” on March 8.
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A woman sits next to the portrait of a face at the entrance of an art gallery.

City Gallery to host closing reception Saturday evening

The monthlong exhibition of contemporary drawings by four Southern California artists will be celebrated Feb. 26
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 24, 2022
The City Gallery at San Diego City College will host a closing reception for its first show of the year Feb. 26.
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Zuzu Acrobat troupe

GALLERY: Zuzu Acrobats wow crowd at City College

The Tanzanian troupe balanced, contorted, danced and hammed it up for the first live on-campus event of the spring semester
Kathy Archibald and Kathryn Gray February 23, 2022
San Diego City College students whooped and hollered as the Zuzu Acrobats performed in Curran Plaza on Feb. 22 for the first live event of the spring semester.
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Exercise Science students wearing masks

City College policy will still require masking

Indoor, outdoor mask mandates have been relaxed in most public places, but not at the San Diego Community College District
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2022
According to an email sent to students by the San Diego Community College District, its mask policy remains the same. Everyone is expected to wear acceptable face coverings while indoors and outdoors on all campuses, even after California officials lifted the statewide indoor mask mandate for vaccinated individuals on Feb. 15.
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Covid-19 vaccine

SDCCD to require booster shots for fall 2022 in-person classes

The district’s requirement that individuals be masked on campuses will remain in effect after statewide mandate ends
Jakob McWhinney February 16, 2022
The San Diego Community College District announced on Feb. 15 that beginning in fall 2022 all students who attend in-person classes will be required to have received a COVID-19 booster shot.
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David Contreras

Local artist speaks to City College students

David Contreras opens the spring season of the World Cultures program
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist February 15, 2022
San Diego artist David Contreras shared the evolutionary path his art style took in a Zoom presentation entitled “Look This Way! Craftsmanship and Seduction with David Contreras.”
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A computer screen with jumbled letters and phrases is shown.

Student ‘bots’ detected at City College

Fake students are enrolling in online classes at City, potentially taking spots from real students
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
Fake students popped up throughout California community colleges this past year, and San Diego City College is no exception.
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Spring semester

Spring semester begins at City College

City Times Media breaks down what you need to know for the first week back
As the spring semester kicks off in earnest and San Diego City College inches back to full-time on-campus instruction, some students may be venturing onto campus for the very first time. Here are some updates to help you get (re)acquainted with campus.
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