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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

(From left to right) Xtreme Justice League members El Commandante, Chief Diplomacy, Grim, The Third Eye, Violet Valkyrie and Spartan Warrior surveying the streets of Downtown San Diego.

Street Superheroes

A couple of nights with San Diego’s own mysterious band of Downtown heroes
Joe Kendall May 21, 2015

“Does that thing record video?” Spartan asks from the front seat looking at my camera. “Yeah," I reply. "But I’m mostly here just to take photos." “Well if someone gets stabbed can you...

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Be it catching up with friends or on the game, the Monkey Paw provides a comfortable place to enjoy a pint. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crafting Culture

The Monkey Paw redefines
what it means to be a college bar
Mark Elliott May 19, 2015

There’s something one should know every time they look to the drafts and swirling colored chalkboard at the Monkey Paw. There’s a laboratory hidden behind those many taps. There are breakers boiling,...

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More than just a game

More than just a game

David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

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City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 24, 2015

San Diego City College received a gold ranking for Best College/University on the Best of Downtown List 2014, beating out San Diego State University, which placed silver. “Throughout the district...

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Garrett, an orange tabby cat, is one of the cats that patrons can interact with at the Cat Café. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

Student Eats: Cat Café opens in the Gaslamp

Torrey Spoerer February 10, 2015

Since opening its doors on Jan. 5, a new café in downtown San Diego has been attracting plenty of locals and tourists a like within just their first month of business. That’s because it’s not an...

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Students march to bring attention to the 43 missing students in Guerrero Mexico.
Photo Credit: Richard Lomibao

City students rally for the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students

Miguel Cid December 10, 2014

Nov. 20, 1910, was the day that marked the start of the Mexican Revolution leading to Mexico's independence. But this year, the day's revolutionary spirit could be seen in the people marching through the...

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9Five offers several styles of eyewear designed by the brands graphic designers. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Downtown hosts 9five eyewear

Franchesca Walker December 10, 2014

At first glance, the wide range of glasses displayed in the center of the store is visible when stepping into the 9five Eyewear store in downtown San Diego. Framed pictures of musicians, artists and the...

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Spike Africas offers a selection of euphoric drinks to accompany their vast South African menu. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Student Eats: Cuisine fresh from South Africa

Torrey Spoerer, Opinion Editor December 10, 2014

After opening its doors almost two years ago on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill and Bar is constantly full of eager diners, both local and tourist. Their wide...

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appy Hour menu items fried avocado hand roll, coco shrimp roll and spicy garlic edamame are offered at the Hive Sushi Lounge. Photo credit: Kenan Jackson

Student Eats: One happy Hive Sushi hour

Kenan Jackson November 18, 2014

Hive Sushi Lounge, which is located in the East Village directly across the street from City College’s Saville Theatre on C Street, offers the neighborhood unique sushi rolls to fulfill any students...

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Swept Under the Rug: Solving San Diego’s Homeless Issue isn’t as Easy as it Seems

Mark Elliott May 14, 2014

They’re all around us, you’ll notice. Take a stroll after class and you’ll see them surrounding San Diego City College. Try to walk to Pokez for a bite to eat and their blue tarp and shopping-cart-made...

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Exterior of new library located at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego.Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

New Central Library Finally Opens

Christine Marcucci December 9, 2013

After three-and-a-half decades of planning, the new nine-floor Central Library is now open. Located within a mile of City College at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego along the new Park-to-Bay promenade,...

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The New Central Library opens Sept. 30. Official image.

Long-awaited opening of New Central Library finally arrives

Torrey Spoerer September 29, 2013

In a historic decision, on June 28, 2010, the City Council approved construction of the new San Diego Central Library to improve the 35-branch library system and benefit future generations.The new Central...

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