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Activists set up a tribute to Diana Gonzalez on campus. Photo by Celia Jimenez

Court overturns conviction in Diana Gonzalez murder

September 1, 2016

A court ruling has reopened a sad chapter at San Diego City College’s history. The Fourth Appellate District Court overturned the murder conviction...

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....

Edward Yannaccone (right), President of the Philosophy and Cameron Kiplinger, Vice President, look to recruit sophomore mechanical engineering student Luis Garcia (left) during Club Rush on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Random acts of club rush

February 24, 2015

Students and clubs gathered in the new quad of the Arts and Humanities and Business Technology buildings for Club Rush. Organized by ASG and the Inter...

Perez receives life sentence

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2015

Armando Gabriel Perez received life in prison without the possibility of parole plus one year for the 2010 murder of former San Diego City College student and his estranged wife Diana Gonzalez on Jan. 16. According to U-T San Diego, Perez, 41, was denied motions to withdraw his guilty plea to not guilty by reason of insanity by San Diego Superior Court Judge Charles Rogers...

Armando Perez (left), a man charged with the murder of his estranged wife, City College student Diana Gonzalez, appeared before a judge on Aug. 27 for a bail hearing. (City Times archives.)

Guilty plea in Gonzalez murder case

November 25, 2014

Armando Gabriel Perez entered a guilty plea for the 2010 murder of former San Diego City College student Diana Gonzalez on the first day of the trial on...

Members of student clubs like Visionary Feminists campaigned on behalf of the Gonzalez Mural, although it is yet to be approved and hung by the City College Public Art Committee. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Public art rules developed

May 20, 2014

Nearly seven months after the hanging of the Diana Gonzalez mural was stalled, City’s Public Art Committee awaits approval of permanent guidelines for d...

The Diana Gonzalez mural was finally unveiled to honor her memory on Nov. 1. Chris Handloser, City Times.

Mural ‘speaks life and love’ for Gonzalez’ family

November 13, 2013

Celebrants of Dia de los Muertos invite the souls of departed loved ones to return for a visit. For the loved ones of Diana Gonzalez, this year’s ...

Officials and students strive to find the Gonzalez mural a home

Christopher Handloser

October 30, 2013

City College’s administration, members of student clubs and their faculty advisers and student government leaders are working together to determine the fate of a mural depicting Diana Gonzalez, a student that was killed by her estranged husband on campus in 2010. The mural, created and painted on campus by more than 150 students on Sept. 28, portrays Gonzalez holding her ...

Unveiling of tribute halted by officials

Diana Gonzalez. Courtesy Photo.

Jennifer Ovalle

October 17, 2013

City College's administration delayed the displaying of a mural to honor Diana Gonzalez, prompting its organizers to hold an emergency meeting Oct.10,...

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