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Angie Barrera, City student

City College set for a full return to campus Jan. 1

Chancellor Cortez outlines new goals for City College at a NOV. 8 public forum
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2021
After a semester of experimentation with protocols to ensure a safe and manageable return to campus, district officials expressed their confidence in bringing back in-person student services at the public forum with San Diego Community College District Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez on Nov. 8.
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Potential site for student housing development. Aerial view of 6th and B street.

City College submits state grant request to build housing for 600 students

City College President Ricky Shabazz announces completion of next step toward securing housing project
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist November 3, 2021
After describing his vision for a potential student housing development to be built on the former site of the child development center at San Diego City College, President Ricky Shabazz announced the completion of a crucial step for securing funds for the project.
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Aerial view of former San Diego City College Child Development Center

City College aims to construct affordable housing for students, employees

As the statewide eviction moratorium comes to an end, City President Ricky Shabazz announces preparations at Sept. 28 College Council meeting
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist October 5, 2021
President Ricky Shabazz sees the soon-vacant property of the former San Diego City College child development center as an ideal location to construct affordable housing not only for students, but potentially also for lower income City College employees.
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Malcolme Muttaqee in City College graduation robes.

San Diego City College Council meeting defers to alum’s first-hand account

Malcolme Muttaqee’s candid personal story inaugurates 2021-22 cycle of College Council meetings
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist September 21, 2021
Malcolme Muttaqee’s personal story, a candid window into his experience as a Black Muslim man growing up in San Diego, brought life to an otherwise routine College Council meeting on September 14. 
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Actors from How We Talk About Racism

VIDEO: City College drama students react in the moment of the Chauvin verdict

The Festival of New Plays will stream online starting April 29
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
Four San Diego City College drama students had just completed a performance of a moving one-act play about social justice entitled “How We Talk About Racism” when another student announced the verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin was about to be read.
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Convocation screenshot

City College welcomes faculty, staff at Convocation

Campus president, administrators share vision for spring
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor January 28, 2021
San Diego City College live-streamed a spring semester kickoff event on YouTube and shared its plans for the upcoming year.
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College Council Meeting

San Diego City College Council meeting held

College Council decides to honor Chancellor Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 24, 2020
Constance Carroll has served as San Diego Community College District chancellor for 16 years. She is the first woman and African American to hold this position. 
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Destiny Gallegos-Muñoz

ASG student forum a chance to talk to City College leaders

The event was hosted by ASG President Destiny Gallegos-Muñoz
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer September 16, 2020
A student forum was hosted by ASG President Destiny Gallegos-Muñoz on Zoom, where she had an opportunity to ask questions of City College's administration on behalf of students.
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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

President Ricky Shabazz, Chancellor Constance Carroll share updates in dressed-down virtual ceremony
Christina Painton, Staff Writer August 31, 2020
Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.
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The California Community College state chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shared a video statement on social media on June 1.

Community college officials share statements in support of black community

State chancellor and local officials posted on social media
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2020
The state community college chancellor, as well as officials from the San Diego Community College District and City College, have shared public statements in solidarity against police brutality and racial injustice against the black community.
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Food pantry aids students facing food insecurity

Food pantry aids students facing food insecurity

SDCCD invests in addressing growing issue of hunger on campus
Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 The phrase “starving college student” is often thrown around with humor in American pop culture and conjures images of cheap meal staples that fuel students through their first years...

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San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz

An Interview with the President

CJ Stevenson, News Editior April 18, 2018

With almost a year on the job, San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz said he's proud of what he's accomplished but realized there's more work on the horizon. Shabazz came from San Bernardino...

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