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...

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Getting technical with the T building

An aerial view of an early rendering of the completed T building. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects
Engineering and Technology building to undergo renovations in summer 2016
Destiny Ortiz 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 beginning July 1 of next year. The T building...

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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...

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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...

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Review: ‘Zombie Prom’ comes alive

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
The morbid but highly entertaining romance-musical makes its debut at San Diego City College’s Saville Theatre
Destiny Ortiz 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 that was about to start. “Zombie Prom” was...

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ASG Halloween Festival packs Gorton Quad

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
A day of crafty costumes, celebrating the dead and joining a new club
Destiny Ortiz 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 place in Gorton Quad on Oct. 29. Women, children...

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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...

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A memory honored by candlelight

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
Destiny Ortiz 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. The vigil was held on Oct. 15 to uphold her memory...

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

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.
Destiny Ortiz 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 about her book “The Distance Between Us: A Memoir.”Grande...

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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...

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Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz October 26, 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...

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Chicano art through the ages

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
Destiny Ortiz 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 to the muralist and artist Salvador Roberto...

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