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Three City College students named national semifinalists for scholarships

The three are among 406 national semifinalists for the highly competitive awards
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 1, 2021
Three San Diego City College students, Miguel Cacho-Tafolla, Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta, are semifinalists for national scholarships.
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Women's History Month

City College takes look into womxn in politics

City College continue its celebration of Womxn’s History Month
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist March 31, 2021
Continuing with the events taking place to celebrate Womxn’s History Month, on March 12 the event Women in Politics presented by Counselor Fabiola Beck-Threats took place via Zoom.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

Conference keynote emphasizes community to overcome oppression

Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur spoke as part of the City College's social justice conference
Braydon Griffith, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
As the 6th Annual Social Justice Conference continues, Thursday’s conferences started with keynote speaker, Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur. Shakur is an author, educator and a survivor of the incarceration system, who educates and promotes community to fight the oppressive behaviors in present-day America. 
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Annie Rios

Annie Rios: How to reclaim power and use the law to our advantage

The executive director of Uprise Theater urges underserved communities to use their legal rights
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
Annie Rios, an experienced litigator, activist, and human rights attorney talked about what legal systems could look like if communities reclaimed power and used the law to their advantage.
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Dignity to Dream

Dignity to Dream: 6th Annual Social Justice Conference kicks off with poetry

Willie Perdomo, author and poet, was the first keynote speaker
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 25, 2021
“My history professor has a bad habit of looking at me when discussing slavery,” Willie Perdomo read aloud from one of his poems. “Professor, why do you keep looking at me, when discussing slavery?”
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Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chancellor Constance Carroll

SDCCD and San Diego Unified School District outlined future goals in a joint meeting

Last appearance for Chancellor Constance Carroll and Superintendent Cindy Marten in a joint district meeting
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
The San Diego Community College District and San Diego Unified School District governing boards’ held their annual joint meeting on March 16.
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RADIO: San Diego program helps renters pay overdue bills

San Diego announces COVID-19 Housing Stability Assistance Program
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 24, 2021
The COVID-19 Housing Stability Assistance Program was introduced to help those living in the San Diego community pay bills they may have struggled to cover during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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SDCCU final day of tear down

SDSU clears the way for new campus and stadium

A new SDSU stadium will be built in its place
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist March 23, 2021
One of the last phases of demolition of SDCCU Stadium was completed Monday, bidding final farewell to 44-year-old landmark and making way for the new San Diego State Mission Valley and Aztec Stadium.
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Student studying

City College Student Affairs offers study breaks

EOPS deadline coming and telemedicine appointments available
Candise Berry and Braydon Griffith March 18, 2021
The San Diego City College Office of Student Affairs will continue hosting a series of virtual study break activities through May on Zoom.
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Knights against LA Southwest

San Diego City College student-athletes to return to campus

The decision comes after San Diego moves into a less-restrictive red tier
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 17, 2021
The San Diego Community College District approved for student-athletes to return to its campuses for conditioning training next month.
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