City Times

Changes in store for journalism program for upcoming semester

Celia Jimenez

January 16, 2016

When you hear City Times you’ll normally associate the newspaper with Roman Koenig. He has been in charge of City Times for 10 years but that’s about to change.Next semester, City Times and the Digital Journalism program will restructure and diversify and will have four adjunct professors instead of one adjunct and one faculty. The team will include photoj...

An aerial view of an early rendering of the completed T building. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

Getting technical with the T building

December 15, 2015

Another older building bites the dust as the Engineering and Technology building, better known as the T building, will be receiving a much needed upgrade...

Career workshops helps students create the right resume

Destiny Ortiz

December 8, 2015

Rosemarie Robinson hosted the third part to the four part career workshop series Boots to Suits on Nov. 16.The workshop involved critiquing resumes and how to create a professional resume. The four-part workshop consists of informing students the basics of resumes.Robinson, who is an adjunct counselor with the FYE program, presented this workshop in order to provide info and...

Perspective: Surviving on a student budget

Destiny Ortiz

November 24, 2015

The next exam is the least of a student’s worries as other components of their lives become prominent like paying the monthly phone bill or rent. Sometimes what may seem like the cheapest option can actually become a financial burden.Enjoying a simple luxury like renting a movie can become a huge dent in a paycheck when the mind of a college student can barely remember ...

Yasmin Ruiz and Aaron Lugo play good girl Toffee and rebel bad boy Jonny in the San Diego City College drama department’s production of the 1950s atomic-age musical “Zombie Prom.” Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ comes alive

November 12, 2015

As the lights went down and the audience settled in, the band quickly went into an upbeat ensemble to get the cast and the audience prepared for the show...

Students had the opportunity to get their faces painted in the cafeteria for the Day of the Dead celebration on Oct. 29. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

ASG Halloween Festival packs Gorton Quad

November 12, 2015

The cafeteria was taken over by carefully crafted altars and outside by club stands as the Halloween Festival, Dia de los Muertos and Club Rush all took...

Perspective: When going viral goes wrong

Destiny Ortiz

November 10, 2015

Former actor turned music artist Drake recently came out with a music video that has people talking nonstop. Several memes have been created that surprisingly fit well with the lucid movements of what could be considered his dancing. It wasn’t long before Drake’s new “Hotline Bling” music video went viral that it started to appear on all types of social...

The family of Diana Gonzalez gathers with San Diego City College students, faculty and staff for a candlelight vigil, put together by the Visionary
Feminists Club, in Gorton Quad on Oct. 15 to honor the Gonzalez’s memory on the fifth anniversary of her death. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

A memory honored by candlelight

October 29, 2015

It has been five years since Diana Gonzalez’s death and the Visionary Feminists club at San Diego City College hosted a candlelight vigil in her honor....

Author Reyna Grande (right) signs copies of her book “The Distance Between Us: A Memoir” during the 10th annual San Diego City College International Book Fair on Oct. 13 in the Saville Theatre on campus.   Official Facebook photo.

Author Reyna Grande discusses her life at 10th annual City College Book Fair

October 27, 2015

The San Diego City College International Book Fair had a big turnout in the Saville Theatre on Oct. 13, where author Reyna Grande was on hand to talk ab...

Halloween costumes made to objectify men and women

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

Halloween has been a longtime tradition of children receiving candy, carving pumpkins and dressing up as their favorite characters. Where along those lines did it become about who can make their costume the sexiest?The last day of October is reserved for adults and children alike. However, the costumes that some adults like to dress up as should never be shown in front of ...

Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz

October 27, 2015

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure on graduating from college in a timely manner.I didn't know who I could turn to when I finally figured out that the best option for me was to go to San Diego City Coll...

San Diego City College alumnus and local artist Salvador Torres engages audience members with a retelling of the Chicano movement as art history to a packed house in the Saville Theatre on Oct. 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Chicano art through the ages

October 14, 2015

As students, San Diego City College alumni and guests piled into the Saville Theatre, they were hit with the melodic sounds coming from a guitar that belonged...

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