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Epic ‘Captain America’ is Marvelous

Epic ‘Captain America’ is Marvelous

May 9, 2016

Going back to our country's history, it is known that the Civil War was between the North and the South over slavery. The movie, "Captain American: Ci...

How basketball changed my life

Denise White

April 28, 2016

I was only 9 the first time I played basketball. I was a shy kid and my parents encouraged me to try something new. Back then, I wasn't that good but I knew for sure that I wanted to get better.After my first season of playing in a recreational league, my dad got me a basketball hoop for the driveway. He got a legit hoop that was cemented in the ground. Everyday I practiced. Dr...

Third time’s the charm

Denise White

December 15, 2015

As the fall semester comes to a close, the City Times newspaper staff can look forward to some changes for next semester. Aida Garcia will be taking over as one of the new advisers as Roman Koenig steps down from full-time to adjunct instructor. This won’t be her first time leading the school’s newspaper, and will in fact be her third semester in recent years. “I...

Going the extra mile

Denise White

December 15, 2015

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking an astonishing 22 units. Not only is Fernandez a busy student, he is also a successful cross-country runner after only starting in the summer. “He’s never ran before,...

Knights prevail over Pirates

Denise White

December 2, 2015

The Knights opened up their tournament on Friday, Nov. 13th against the Porterville College Pirates. Tip-off started at 5 p.m. with freshman center Leonard Allen going up against Pirates’ sophomore forward Dale Kirkland. Allen tipped the ball to sophomore guard Taylor Nelson who passed it to freshman forward Alex Wilbourn for the first two points of the game. The Knights...

Knights on the court

Knights on the court

November 11, 2015

The Harry West Gymnasium was filled with cheers on Nov. 4 as the men’s basketball team had their season opening game playing the No. 17 state ranked...

Perspective: Student faces police brutality

Denise White

November 10, 2015

A video of Deputy Ben Fields throwing a black female student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina has recently gone viral. There have been retweets and posts being shared all over social media over how the officer’s actions were unjustified. With incidents like this, it’s incredible to think that Fields was still working in the first place if ...

Perspective: Why technology killed our youths’ childhood

Denise White

November 10, 2015

Looking around, I see kids checking their phones. Their faces light up when they see how many ‘likes’ they get on their Instagram posts. And when I say kids, I literally mean 10 to 12 year olds just tweeting about whatever drama they have going on at school and their hard knock life. I can tell this generation is too eager to grow up. Young girls are wearing sh...

Politics turns into celebrity attraction

Denise White

October 27, 2015

At the Video Music Awards this past month, Kanye West made the bold statement of announcing that he would be running for the 2020 presidential election. We can question how serious West is about his plans running for president as he admitted to smoking a little something to “knock the edge off.” But apparently, many people seem to be in support of West. Is it ju...

Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White

October 27, 2015

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes had to be cancelled this semester, which a lot of students weren’t too pleased about. How are students supposed to get their degrees and move on to a university when comm...

City Gallery explores the abstract

Denise White

October 26, 2015

San Diego City College's City Gallery was filled with a crowd of people admiring beautiful artwork during an art show created by a selection of 12 San Diego-based artists on Oct. 8. City College hosted the art reception titled AB12/Abstract San Diego, curated by Stephen P. Curry. “I wanted a non-representational abstraction art by San Diego artists,” Curry said. ...

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