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City College’s Honors Program offers virtual contracts

The deadline to submit a request for an honors contact is Friday, Sept. 4
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer September 3, 2020
City College’s Honors Program will be offering contracts for fully online classes for the fall 2020 semester.
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City College ASG to hold student forum

Forum is the first of the fall 2020 term
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer September 2, 2020
City College’s Associated Students Government is hosting its first student forum of the fall semester at 11 a.m. today.
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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

President Ricky Shabazz, Chancellor Constance Carroll share updates in dressed-down virtual ceremony
Christina Painton, Staff Writer August 31, 2020
Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.
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Rocks from geology lab

City College faculty continues to adapt

Professor Anna Evashko continues to teach remotely during the pandemic
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer June 17, 2020
Professors teaching hands-on laboratory classes have found the move to remote learning has additional challenges to overcome.
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City College Outreach fully equipped for COVID-19

San Diego City College outreach coordinator shares how the department has adjusted to the pandemic
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer June 16, 2020
Due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, San Diego City College’s Outreach Department has had to change everything it does at what is among its busiest times of the year.
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Timeline: The Impact of COVID-19

Timeline: The impact of COVID-19

The roots of the current pandemic trace back to late last year in China
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 10, 2020
San Diego City College has directly been affected by the spread of coronavirus, causing the shutdown of campus on March 16 through the fall 2020 semester. But the origins of COVID-19 go much further back. View an interactive timeline going back to the beginning of the pandemic.
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India Marsh’s 7-year-old daughter does her second-grade her homework online due to distance learning. India Marsh photo

City College students with children juggle school work, motherhood

Single moms get creative to keep their kids entertained
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer June 9, 2020
As the spring semester at San Diego City College came to a close, Tanisha Taylor and India Marsh found creative ways to pair being a single parent with juggling classes. 
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Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

The march against racial injustice and police brutality was composed of mostly young people
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 8, 2020
On the tenth day after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, over a thousand people took part in a protest at Waterfront Park. The protest on June 6 was completely peaceful with people from all races gathered.
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REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

The documentary showcases the victim of a broken social justice system
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.
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VIDEO: City College volleyball commit overcomes change during pandemic

High school students like Geenen saw massive changes to their senior year
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2020
Mission Bay High School senior Jillian Geenen recently shared her story about committing to San Diego City College to play volleyball.
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City College EOPS advises students on transferring

The online forum included representatives from UC San Diego
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer May 28, 2020
City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.
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Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

Online classes have perks and disadvantages, but the quick transition to remote learning has been a struggle for some faculty
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 27, 2020
The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition.
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