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Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall
Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was organized by Ian Duckles on behalf of Associated...

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Voices demand workers’ rights (with gallery)

The day was marked by powerful signs and bullhorn chants in conjunction with a well-organized flag precession down Park Blvd, ending at Chicano Park in Barrio Logan.  The messages of the day hit hard, calling out perceived uneven economnic polices and egregious deportation laws, and rights for all workers from Latinos and African Americans to the elderly and queer groups. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Diego Lynch May 20, 2014

On May 1, students and San Diego area activists gathered to celebrate “May Day” also known as International Worker’s Day. Unrecognized by the US Government, May Day represents the struggles of the...

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May Day celebrants embrace workers’ rights

City College students and clubs converged with local activists to march for equality in the workplace on this year's May Day. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez
Diego Lynch May 7, 2014

City College students and San Diego area activists gathered at the corner of Park Blvd and A St to participate in the Workers United for Dignity and Justice March, in honor of May 1 or “May Day,"...

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