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Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 5, 2020
The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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City Speaks, Episode 1

PODCAST: Ballet Folklorico performer adjusts to stay-at-home orders

This is the debut episode of City Speaks, a podcast presented by the reporters of City Times
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 30, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College student Paula Quinonez has been unable to meet and practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe. She talks about what she misses in the debut episode of the City Speaks podcast.
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Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

California community colleges are preparing for the continuation of online classes
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer April 28, 2020
Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.
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Blood mobile visiting San Diego City College

7 ways to give back during the pandemic

From mask collections to virtual food drives to blood donations by appointment, there are plenty of ways to help
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer April 27, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Uyen Pham gives you a way to give back during the pandemic.
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Ty Johnson and Nicole Mckissick holding their dogs

City College student living the van life

Minimalist lifestyle has upsides, challenges during pandemic
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 22, 2020
Nicole Mckissick, her boyfriend Ty Johnson, and their two dogs arrived in San Diego in a 1998 Chevy Express in March 2019. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how McKissick lives.
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Pain and Glory publicity image

6 movies to watch from home

Streaming services aren't the only resource for movies -- check out the library for a catalog of great flicks
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer April 21, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Angel Cazares recommends movies to break up the long days at home.
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City administrators and laptops

Students to receive donated laptops from City College

Officials hope to have as many as 5,000 laptops available
Luz Jaimes, Staff Writer April 17, 2020
San Diego City College will be giving out 500 laptops and Wi-Fi hubs to deserving students starting today, according to an email sent by San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz on Tuesday and confirmed on social media today.
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Cyanne Knight

City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

The San Diego Convention Center is being repurposed as a homeless shelter to prevent the further spread of COVID-19
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer April 13, 2020
With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.
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Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

Paula Quinonez explains her experience while in quarantine
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 9, 2020
Prior to the quarantine, Paula Quinonez would practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe twice a week. Now the group meets weekly on a Zoom call to talk and dance.
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Lisa Chaddock in her garden

Geography professor brings comfort to students despite campus closure

With classes transitioning online on short notice, geography professor Lisa Chaddock makes the best out of the situation
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 3, 2020
Lisa Chaddock has been teaching physical geography at San Diego City College for 14 years. Throughout all her years of teaching, she has never experienced an outbreak such as COVID-19.
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LIVE UPDATES: The latest from City College amid COVID-19 concerns

City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community.
City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community
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Practicing yoga

3 workouts you can do at home

Gym equipment isn't needed to stay physically fit during quarantine
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 1, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Gabriel Schneider helps you keep your body and mind in shape from home.
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