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Mark Ehredt

Vox Populi

April 18, 2018

        Mark Ehredt, Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, 55 “I think it’s a waste of money. People entering the U.S. at ...

Around the world in 84 days

Heder Casas

December 15, 2015

Have you always dreamed about traveling around the world and learning about new cultures? If your answer is yes, then studying abroad may be an option for you. San Diego City College “offers students the opportunity to study in different countries around the world in order to develop global competencies and to increase cultural awareness while making progress towards completion...

Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students per class. A number nobody has been able to explain under which pedagogical variables have been done and why it has to be equally applied across all departments when each...

No MAS, No MAS

Mike Madriaga

October 14, 2015

The students weren’t clapping for applause at the MS-162 Hall on Sept. 22. It was more of a ceremonial "unity clap," similar to ones that Caesar Chavez did, to start off the mind-opening presentation that was about to ensue. How would you feel if your favorite class in school was removed from the curriculum? With budget cuts affecting the cancellation of classes, many...

San Diego City College student Robert Black, 56, works on a Psychology Statistics paper on one of the many computers in the Learning Resource Center on April 30. Photo credit: Mark Elliott

No Gray Area Here

May 21, 2015

“We’re agents of change …” Anyone riding a San Diego trolley who has seen the plastered-on ad knows that much about San Diego City College students....

Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her...

San Diego City College President Anthony Beebe greets teachers and staff at an Aug. 4 mixer. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Beebe on a mission to promote social justice

October 14, 2014

San Diego City College's new president, Anthony Beebe, is pursuing a new mission for the campus. “City College needs to develop new, modern definitions...

Model Gerson Perez. Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

The Hardest Fight

December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; bu...

City College president retiring

Elizabeth Carson

May 15, 2013

Terrence Burgess says he’s anxious about retirement after 42 years of working in education. Burgess started his career in education in 1971, teaching biology at Mater Dei High School. Although, teaching wasn’t always Burgess’ first choice in careers.He originally went to college to become a fishery biologist. He got his first degree, a Bachelor of Arts in biolo...

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