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City Times

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‘Very clear lack of communication’ at City College, students say

As City administrators offer suggestions on staying connected, students still struggle to find the answers they need
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor April 19, 2022
Students are providing personal examples of how administrators are not delivering information to students in a way that meets their needs.
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Deadline tonight to apply for $1,200 grant

An email sent to City, Mesa and Miramar students offers the possibility of aid money for those who have not yet received a grant for spring semester
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
An email sent to some students of City, Mesa and Miramar Colleges on March 16 from the district stated that the colleges are offering students emergency relief grants.
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Student ‘bots’ detected at City College

Fake students are enrolling in online classes at City, potentially taking spots from real students
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
Fake students popped up throughout California community colleges this past year, and San Diego City College is no exception.
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Midnight deadline looms for Fall Fest $500 student aid

Some City College students experience difficulties filling out applications on tight timeline
Kathy Archibald, Kathryn Gray, and Jakob McWhinney December 16, 2021
With Fall Fest 2021 in the rearview mirror, some San Diego City College students have reported difficulties with the process of obtaining the promised $500 in aid, with a deadline to apply for the aid looming at midnight tonight. 
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Student interest high for City College’s first Fall Fest

The promise of a $500 incentive draws students to the first in-person, campus-wide event
Philip Salata, Kathy Archibald, and Jakob McWhinney December 7, 2021
San Diego City College officials recently announced an event called Fall Fest, slated to take place on campus on Dec. 8, during which $75,000 in aid money will be given to students to entice attendance at the first campus-wide event since the COVID-19 shutdown.
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City College welcomes faculty, staff at Convocation

Campus president, administrators share vision for spring
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor January 28, 2021
San Diego City College live-streamed a spring semester kickoff event on YouTube and shared its plans for the upcoming year.
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

California Community Colleges sue over CARES Act restrictions

The San Diego Community College District is included in the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education
Sonny Garibay, Editor-at-Large May 13, 2020
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed an injunction against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, on behalf of the California Community Colleges including the San Diego Community College District.
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City College students will receive financial aid from the government

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides aid to higher education
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 23, 2020
San Diego City College students will receive just under 2.3 million in financial aid from the federal government, according to the database that lists the allocations for each college and university across the country.
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Around the world in 84 days

A look at the ins and outs of San Diego City College’s Study Abroad program
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...

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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...

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Student leaders engage — General Assembly convenes to suggest legislation

Kaily Sanders May 22, 2014

Nine Associated Students Government (ASG) representatives traveled to Los Angeles on May 2 to attend the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) General Assembly to advocate for students’...

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Summer hours at City

Pedro Delgado May 21, 2014

As City College prepares to hold general summer classes for the first time in several years, departments and offices are announcing their hours during this period. Here is a sample of what will be open...

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