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MAGAZINE: 4 City College students share stories of hardship, pain at VAMP

Storytelling showcase allows students to turn painful experiences into beautiful performances
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
Four City College students tell the stories behind their VAMP showcase performances.
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City College Dance

Late-start classes still an option at City College

Open classes last as few as 4 weeks and as long as 13
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer September 1, 2020
The first add/drop deadline of the fall 2020 term has passed at San Diego City College, but there are still plenty of late-start classes offered for students. 
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SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

SDCCD overhauls English remedial course structure

Reform anticipates state law accelerating the path to transfer-level courses
Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018 It’s been 26 years since a lawsuit against the California Community College System forced the state’s two-year colleges to agree to stop over-relying on standardized tests in student...

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Going the extra mile

Freshman cross country runner Ishmael Fernandez makes strides in both athletics and academics
Denise White December 15, 2015

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking...

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New students gather for the 10th annual Student Success Conference

Heder Casas December 2, 2015

Students coming back from a long period off school or fresh from high school full of questions and concerns gathered at Harry West Gym on Nov. 20 for the 10th Student Success Conference, presented by...

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A decade of publishing San Diego’s literary community

Kelly Mayhew’s 10 years of community building at City Works Press
Rutger Rosenborg November 10, 2015

“I am not alone,” Kelly Mayhew says. She stops typing on her keyboard, allowing the light percussion of keystrokes to dissipate into the gentle background music hovering around the room. “I’m part...

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Study Hours: A tale of a two-year transfer

Katherine Salindayao-White November 10, 2015

As a senior in high school, counselors and teachers repeatedly tell you that you can easily transfer from community college to a university in two years. Sitting down at my first appointment with a City...

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English Center hosts multiple workshops

Richard Valentin November 9, 2015

The English Center located in room L-209 at San Diego City College is hosting multiple workshops for various English related subjects for students seeking help this semester.“The workshops are open...

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Study Hours: Lost in the sea of college life

Destiny Ortiz October 27, 2015

Starting school a semester later than my classmates from high school wasn't my ideal way to begin college. But being only one of the second generation in my family who did go to college put a lot of pressure...

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Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz October 14, 2015

The disappearance of art classes might not make much of an impact for some, but for others it might just be the end of the world. Why are art classes considered insignificant to the core learning standards...

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Humanities professor Laurel Corona with a copy of her latest book The Mapmakers Daughter at a recent City College signing. Photo credit: Edwin Rendon

Woman on a mission – Professor advocates for everyone to have access to higher education

Edwin Rendon May 2, 2014

Professor Laurel Corona is an accomplished scholar, award-winning novelist and globe-trotter but her true passion is to advocate for every student to get an education, regardless of gender or ethnic background. She...

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