City Times

Editorial: Prioritizing campus safety

Angelica Wallingford

October 14, 2015

On Oct. 1, Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot nine people and injured nine others in a rage-filled attack on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. With this event still very fresh in everyone’s mind, it begs the questions: What if this happens at San Diego City College? Are students, staff and faculty prepared? Is there a plan? Memories of evacuation and...

Editorial: Out of bounds

David Pradel, Sports Editor

May 12, 2015

At a time where race and law enforcement seem to be in the news for all the wrong reasons, yet another was possibly added here in San Diego as students for the broadcast news show “Newscene” may have experienced a racial profiling incident that has caused an extreme load of stress and worry. Earlier last month, student journalists were recording footage outside the FBI...

Editorial: The costs of going to school

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor

April 21, 2015

There’s a great pressure for young adults to attend college and pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher. Oftentimes, one may be looked down upon for not working toward a degree and stereotyped as not doing anything with your life because of not going to school. However, attending college often means signing up for student loans that pay for tuition and other expenses while...

Editorial: Security in question

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2015

Safety on campus continues to be troublesome. On March 3, a student was reported victim to a sexual battery incident behind a dumpster on the west side of the Learning Resource Center, which occurred late in the evening. It's brought up an important question about police presence at night. Is campus police paying greater attention during peak hours and not surveying as...

Editorial: Refreshing wastewater

David Pradel, Sports Editor

December 9, 2014

With one of the worst droughts crumbling the state of California to its roots, the San Diego City Council approved a $3.5 billion recycled water project on Nov. 18 that will provide San Diegans with a reliable drought-proof and long-term water supply at the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant. After a long-envisioned sewage purification system that began in 2004, it was a 9-0 vote by the City Coun...

Don’t hand out guidelines for childhood

May 20, 2013

Last year, a video posted on Youtube went viral with a little girl named Riley who seems to see through the absurdity of trying to fit children into gender boxes.The spunky little girl stands in the middle of a toy store as she turns to the camera. Frustration is written in the adorable little creases on her face and she sort of even stamps her foot as she exclaims, “Wh...

The founding fathers didn’t foresee these ‘arms’

Adam Baird

April 15, 2013

It's hard to sign on to a social media site these days without seeing a post about guns.Probably about half of your friends who have an opinion on the matter seem to be for tighter regulations to save our children, while the other half seems to think that the government is attempting to disarm the populace so as to enact a state of martial law.On one hand, the Constitution ...

Words are like ammunition

Jennifer Manalili

March 12, 2013

Words are like ammo, they have power, and in some ways that power can be used to hurt people. Perhaps our art is a reflection of this knowledge.Recently, the popular and critically acclaimed film director Quentin Tarantino came under fire after the release of "Django Unchained." At its heart, the film is a love story shrouded in controversial times. It takes place in 1858, ...

The news site of San Diego City College
editorial