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Photographs and quote from mental health advocate Kai Roberts

Virtual exhibit brings struggles with suicide to light

Through personal accounts, the exhibit illustrates that each person's mental health struggles are unique
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 30, 2021
For National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, San Diego City College Student Health and mental health education organization Active Minds presented Behind the Backpacks, which shared stories of those impacted by suicide and resources for suicide prevention.
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Zoom Screenshot of Board of Trustees Meeting speakers

SDCCD addresses public backlash over AFT statement

District chancellor responds to controversy during latest board of trustees meeting
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 30, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez responds to conflict over AFT resolution at Board of Trustees meeting.
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City womens soccer team playing on the field against Grossmont

Knights soccer team dominate second half to earn the win

City’s women soccer shut-out Grossmont college
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist September 29, 2021
The San Diego City College women’s soccer team took the field for its pregame warm-up on Sept. 28 clapping in rhythm, flashing smiles and laughing excitedly.
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Three runners in Balboa Park

RECAP: City College sports back in action

Knights settle in for fall season
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist September 23, 2021
Harry West Gymnasium may seem locked up from outside, but behind closed doors San Diego City College’s sports teams are getting back into their routines.
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City College Library

VIDEO: City College Library reopens to students

The story was featured in this week's edition of Newscene
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist September 22, 2021
The taxi yellow doors of the Learning Resource Center Library reopened on September 20 to registered San Diego City College students.
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COVID-19 test administrator and EMT Garrett Bohn waits in the M building to register and administrate mandated weekly COVID-19 tests for unvaccinated City students, staff and faculty.

Weekly COVID-19 testing rolls out at San Diego City College

Districtwide mandate strives to keep campus COVID-19 free
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 20, 2021
The San Diego Community College District mandates weekly testing for all unvaccinated students, staff and faculty.
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América Martínez

Farmworkers movement leads to collaboration and change

World Cultures Program kicks off with the first of eleven events of the semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021
Director of the SUBIR Cultural Center Adan Sanchez convened educators, guest speakers and students to share personal experiences and opinions on the inequality and unequal representation of cultures in the San Diego Community College District.
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Presentation of I Voted stickers written multiple languages.

San Diego voters share thoughts on recall election

San Diegans exercise their right to vote and express why voting matters to them
Kathryn Gray and Michael Tatum September 14, 2021
The last day to cast a vote in the 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is here and San Diegans are turning out in large numbers to make their voices heard.
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Yulyssah Marin works the polls

Will City College students vote in the recall election?

City students share their experiences and thoughts on the upcoming election
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
If Newsom cannot convince more than 50% of the electorate to vote no in the recall election, the top vote-getter in the second half of the ballot will become governor.
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San Diego recall ballot

San Diego Democratic, Republican party heads weigh in on Tuesday’s recall election

The heads of the San Diego Democratic and Republican parties share why they oppose or support California’s recall vote
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2021
Representatives from the Democratic and Republican parties of San Diego County disagree on a myriad of issues and how to solve them. But neither has endorsed a candidate on the second question on the ballot — who should succeed Newsom as governor if he is recalled.
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Knight soccer team battles for a ball

San Diego City College sports return to action

Knights fall in men's soccer and volleyball, win in cross country
Will Mauriz, Sports Editor September 9, 2021
Student-athletes are finally able to showcase their skills to an audience after an extended shutdown.
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Geology professor Anna Evashko and students discuss a classroom project which was due in 15 minutes, before presenting it to the rest of the classroom. Photo by Christopher Tapanes/CityTimes Media

City College science students, faculty face realities of returning to campus

Lab classes are among those returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2021
While the majority of students and faculty at City College’s science building agreed that in-person lab classes are essential to the learning process, others are having reservations about being back on campus.
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