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The day was marked by powerful signs and bullhorn chants in conjunction with a well-organized flag precession down Park Blvd, ending at Chicano Park in Barrio Logan.  The messages of the day hit hard, calling out perceived uneven economnic polices and egregious deportation laws, and rights for all workers from Latinos and African Americans to the elderly and queer groups. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Voices demand workers’ rights (with gallery)

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

On May 1, students and San Diego area activists gathered to celebrate “May Day” also known as International Worker’s Day. Unrecognized by the US Government, May Day represents the struggles of the...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Associated Students (not quite a) Government

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

The Associated Student Government (ASG) of City College has a problem: It is not a government, which might be fine. There are many great things that are not governments. And certain events the ASG attend...

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Enactus will partner with the SD Food Bank to give away free food to students in the quad outside the bookstore. Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Enactus partners with San Diego Food Bank

Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

The City College Enactus Food Empowerment and Sustainability Center, or food pantry, has formed a partnership with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, a non-profit which provides food at low...

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The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

Diego Lynch May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young men and women sliding down parking lot stairs. Each...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

SeaWorld rescues whales from predators

Diego Lynch April 18, 2014

SeaWorld’s Shamu show provides such substantial benefits to killer whales in the wild and to the entire ocean that it would be tragic to shut it down. Killer whales in the wild face habitat and prey...

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City’s clubs at disadvantage in fundraising

Diego Lynch April 16, 2014

City College’s clubs and student government want donors to get a tax break, as they would at Mesa and Miramar Colleges. But their donors can’t. City’s students want that change and have...

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Photo credit: Rolando Ortiz

ASG budget tops $111,000

Diego Lynch March 26, 2014

As Associated Student Government prepares for elections, it’s instructive to review its current budget, totaling $111,095. Where does this money come from? A surplus of $67,833 carried over from...

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The City College trolley station at Park Boulevard is the second busiest in the transit system. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Student says guards beat him

Diego Lynch March 25, 2014

A City College student plans to file a complaint against the trolley system, accusing its security officers of slamming him to the ground and deliberately injuring him last month. His story is one of...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Divide us and we’ll conquer.

Essence Mcconnell March 12, 2014

Better start rethinking that California-shaped tattoo you wanted to get over Spring Break. A petition has been launched to split California into six, separate states in hopes to be available for voters...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

California has the best of all worlds and splitting it is a mistake

Diego Lynch March 12, 2014

A “state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country,” said US supreme court Justice Louis Brandeis,...

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Local artist Salvador Roberto Torres displays his rendition for the completed mural project. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

A vision for the future

Diego Lynch March 12, 2014

Longtime Chicano artist and activist Salvador “Queso” Roberto Torres is partnering with City College students to paint a mural in Barrio Logan depicting San Diego’s maritime history. The...

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AllOut or all in?

Diego Lynch February 27, 2014

For the first time, the San Diego City College District will have a float in the San Diego Pride Parade. A club for LGBTQ students on campus, however, is talking boycott if it’s not allowed to shape...

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