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California State University to welcome new chancellor

Joseph I. Castro, Ph.D.
Castro is the first California native CSU chancellor
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 12, 2020
As many City College students prepare to transfer to a Cal State University this spring, the system will have a new face in leadership starting in January.
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Latino communities suffering disproportionately from COVID-19

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San Diego moved into most restrictive purple tier on Nov. 10
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 10, 2020
The virus has exposed racial, healthcare and housing disparities that have existed for generations and have left the Latino community more predisposed and vulnerable to COVID-19.
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Important information, deadlines for transferring students coming

Transfer Center
City College is helping students as deadline to transfer applications approaches
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 9, 2020
As the deadline for transfer application approaches, San Diego City College students can get assistance with university transfer applications and career guidance virtually.
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VIDEO: Biden breaks record with most votes won

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Biden leads Donald Trump in the race to 270
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 4, 2020
As the results of the 2020 presidential election continue to come in on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden broke former President Barack Obama’s record for most votes counted in the United States presidential election.
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As early results are coming in, Ammar Campa-Najjar is showing lead over Darrell Issa

Ammar Campa-Najjar
Democrat Campa-Najjar has 50.4% of votes
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
In the 50th Congressional District, the early results are showing a tight race between Democratic candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar and Republican Darrell Issa.
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50th Congressional District candidates in final stretch

Ammar Campa-Najjar
Ammar Campa-Najjar remains optimistic, despite the polls
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Democrat Ammar Campa-Najjar is facing Republican Darrell Issa to represent California’s 50th Congressional District.
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City College SUBIR hosts a virtual event about women in STEM

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Virtual event hosted by SUBIR, SACNAS engaged students in discussion about Chicanx and Latinx womxn in STEM
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 22, 2020
STEM fields contribute to some of the most exciting and cutting-edge advancements humankind has ever seen. But they also lack diversity.
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Proposition 23: Dialysis clinics initiative

Proposition 23
The prop impacts 600 kidney dialysis centers in the state
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
Proposition 23 requires at least one physician on-site, mandatory data reporting and equal care for all patients regardless of insurance.
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San Diego Latino communities face systemic barriers to COVID-19 testing

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Barriers prevent Latinos from undergoing COVID-19 testing
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Serious and systemic barriers are preventing Latino communities from undergoing COVID-19 testing and engaging in contact tracing programs in San Diego County, according to a report released by The Chicano Federation on Sept. 28.
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6 tips and resources for parenting students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Child at computer
With classes still fully remote, many college students also home schooling children
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 30, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Ekaterina Pechenkina shares tips for student-parents' lives much harder right now.
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Search for the next San Diego City College District chancellor underway

Constance Carroll
Applications and nominations are being accepted
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees has posted the Chancellor Profile and is now accepting applications and nominations for the position to replace Constance Carroll.
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Student health, mental health services available online during fall semester

Student Health Center
Virtual front desk among options for students
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 14, 2020
San Diego City College’s Student Health Center and Mental Health Counseling Center are closed for in-person services due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But students have options to access both virtually.
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