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Voices spoken though their eyes

Mike Madriaga December 2, 2015

San Diego County has been a home base to the U.S. Military for many generations. With Naval Base San Diego and Camp Pendleton (Marines) being two of the larger facilities of their respective branches,...

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Professor Wayne Hulgin helps a student during one of his drawing classes in room AH-301 at San Diego City College. Photo credit: Edgar Inda

A love for art and teaching

Edgar Inda May 12, 2015

In classroom 301 of the Arts and Humanities Building, a drawing class is about to begin. Students of all ages sit in their chairs anxiously waiting for the day's lecture to start. Everyone is eager and...

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City College dancers Dante Finch and Brianna Bellamy perform a traditional Russian waltz in the center of the City Gallery as part of the opening reception for the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Dialogues: Poster Art of the Soviet Union,” on March 13. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Dialogues of the Soviet past: Soviet history and arts exhibit draws art and history lovers out to City Gallery

Torrey Spoerer March 24, 2015

In 1989, the Soviet Union government offered the United States a unique opportunity to view Soviet life through an exhibit of contemporary Soviet posters in a show organized by members of the American...

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Josh Higgins and President Barack Obama. Courtesy Photo.

A dream filled with designs

Kenan Jackson October 14, 2014

Life goals and dreams change from time to time for many. Former City College student Josh Higgins is a great example of that. After graduating from the City College graphic design program, he went from...

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Photo credit: Michele Suthers

Graduation marks turning of City’s century

Kaily Sanders May 20, 2014

City College will celebrate the 100th Year Commencement on May 23 at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. The commencement will celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of the students from the 99th graduating...

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The dancers in “The Salton Sea” playfully sprinkled the sand around during opening night of “Dancing on the Fine Edge” May 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Blending art with dance (with photo gallery)

Diego Lynch May 15, 2014

The show could not be contained on one stage. Black-clad performers embodying an oil spill. Dancers tossing up sand with their hands. A group of young men and women sliding down parking lot stairs. Each...

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City's graphic design created these posters, top and bottom, to promote a modern concept of the Italian village. (Courtesy image)

Students redefine Italian towns’ image

Edwin Rendon April 16, 2014

Spring semester graphic design students at City College traveled cybernetically to Italy’s Tuscan countryside to help the hilltop township of Radicondoli retain its sense of community, and its people. Tough...

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Graphic design Professor Candice Lopez parlays her vast experience to connect students to careers during and after City College.Photo credit: Christopher Handloser

Driving students to design their future

Edwin Rendon February 27, 2014

Candice Lopez is City College’s graphic design cupid – a matchmaker for her students and the real world – and her arrows are crested in style. Before her career teaching graphic arts...

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