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Carlos Cortez

Chancellor candidate Carlos Turner Cortez views role through educator’s lens (with podcast)

Get to know one of the four candidates to lead the district
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
Over the years, Carlos Turner Cortez applied several times to work under, and learn from, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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The fourth edition of City Speaks.

PODCAST: Students share election experience

Listen to the latest episode of City Speaks
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 9, 2020
The 2020 elections have ended and we reached out to City College students to hear their thoughts through it all.
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VIDEO: College enrollment nationwide down due to COVID-19

Community colleges seeing the steepest impact from the pandemic
Devon Doane and Joel Garcia November 20, 2020
Student enrollment is down this year, especially in community colleges, across the country, according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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Interviews with students from City College. From top left Ian Rebbert, Ludovica Fadini, Gabriel Schneider, Paul Herrmann.

City College students share election experience

Days after election, many races still too close to call nationwide
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor November 5, 2020
Despite a difficult 2020, City College students made their voices heard and voted. Once the polls closed, three students responded to questions on the importance of voting and their experience.
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City Times Voter Guide: Propositions

Props got you stumped? City Times has you covered

Check out the 12 California propositions
Marlena Harvey, News Editor October 20, 2020
Are you one of the many still holding onto your mail-in ballot, or maybe waiting until Election Day on Nov. 3 to cast your ballot? City Times has published a voting guide for each proposition.
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Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

Replaces housing act that dates back to 1995
Rachel de la Torre and Gabriel Schneider October 16, 2020
Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.
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Donald Trump and Joe Biden

Trump, Biden face off for first time

City Times staffers share a user’s guide to the first presidential debate
Vicky Pineda and Gabriel Schneider September 29, 2020
The 2020 election is 35 days away and President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head-to-head in their first debate tonight. 
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College Council Meeting

San Diego City College Council meeting held

College Council decides to honor Chancellor Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 24, 2020
Constance Carroll has served as San Diego Community College District chancellor for 16 years. She is the first woman and African American to hold this position. 
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City College police car on campus

College Police Review Task Force created in midst of social justice issues in America

The District Governance Council and the chancellor will review recommendations in December 2020
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 23, 2020
San Diego Community College District has formed a review task force to evaluate policing in its District. This would include curriculum from the police academy at Miramar College.
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Timeline: The Impact of COVID-19

Timeline: The impact of COVID-19

The roots of the current pandemic trace back to late last year in China
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 10, 2020
San Diego City College has directly been affected by the spread of coronavirus, causing the shutdown of campus on March 16 through the fall 2020 semester. But the origins of COVID-19 go much further back. View an interactive timeline going back to the beginning of the pandemic.
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Black forum on Instagram

City College, San Diego Region Colleges to host black forum

The Zoom meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 5 from 3-4:30 p.m.
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
In a coordinated effort, San Diego City College is joining several other local community colleges in hosting a black student forum in response to the deaths and disparate treatment of black people in the United States. 
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City College creates allocation plan with the money received from federal aid

College Council discusses federal aid, transfer updates, structure for college and Wi-Fi lots
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer May 12, 2020
After several weeks of configuration, City College has created an allocation plan on how they will disperse the federal aid from the CARES Act.
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