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Promise Program meeting on Zoom

San Diego Promise reaches out to 2020 grads

The program has served over 4,000 students in four years
Uyen Pham and Elisabeth Vermeulen May 21, 2020
Promise program coordinator Brenda Torres discussed program eligibility, benefits of participating, steps to applying in a virtual info session.
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Klaus on Netflix

‘Klaus’ a heartwarming family film any time of year

Want to capture the magic of Christmas during quarantine? This flick will help
Angel Cazares, Staff Writer May 20, 2020
Santa Claus is a story that has been retold countless times and yet captures the spirit and message that has grown with moviegoers throughout the years. This is no different from Netflix's 2019 “Klaus” animated film, available year-round.
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Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

12 MORE shows to find yourself in another world from quarantine

Looking for adventure, comedy, animation or documentaries? We've got you covered
Isaac Limon, Multimedia Editor May 15, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, multimedia editor Isaac Limon is back with another list of binge-worthy shows.
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Jillian Geenen setting

For student-athletes headed to City College, COVID-19 creates uncertainty

Jillian Geenen makes the most of her time while sports are on pause
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2020
Mission Bay High School senior Jillian Geenen, who is set to play volleyball at City College in the fall, is still struggling to adjust to this new normal.
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

California Community Colleges sue over CARES Act restrictions

The San Diego Community College District is included in the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education
Sonny Garibay, Editor-at-Large May 13, 2020
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an injunction against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, on behalf of the California Community Colleges including the San Diego Community College District.
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ASG candidate forum

City College student government candidates share vision in forum

The ASG elections will be held despite the campus closures and the ongoing pandemic
Orrin Iverson, Staff Writer May 13, 2020
A candidate forum was held last week over Zoom hosted by ASG advisor Lori Oldham.
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EOPS Town Hall

City College EOPS preps students for summer session

Students looking for answers about course options, student fees and federal aid
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer May 11, 2020
With the spring semester at City College coming to a close, Student Services programs like EOPS are meeting online to help students with their enrollments for the summer session.
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Eloy Ortiz Oakley on City Speaks

PODCAST: State chancellor discusses fall plans during pandemic outbreak

Listen to the latest episode of City Speaks
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer May 7, 2020
Hear the perspective of California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on plans for fall semester.
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San Diego City College

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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