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3 workouts you can do at home

April 1, 2020

In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Gabriel Schneider helps you keep your body and mind in shape from home.

Testing the first virtual reality gym in San Diego

October 5, 2016

In this segment, we toured Virtual Play Zone, the first ever virtual reality “gym” in San Diego. Virtual Play Zone’s main attraction is the virtual r...

Leading the Knights down court

Franchesca Walker

January 16, 2016

Experiencing a men’s basketball game in the Harry West Gym is exhilarating mixed with excitement as the team plays at a fast pace. It’s almost impossible to keep a steady eye on the ball as it travels through the court by players and lands into the 10 foot basket multiple times. For the past 12 years, Coach Mitch Charlens has led the men’s basketball team to infinite...

Spitting up teeth: Born here in the City

Mark Elliott

April 21, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on City Boxing. As mentioned in a previous installment of this column, San Diego wasn’t always a place where gyms were around nearly every block. These days, San Diego has a new facet to its identity thanks to fight culture — though that was never the case for our city block. Around our corner from City College is a blue box that promises “this place builds champs." We’re aware of that as we pass it on route to class. Outside that box you may have seen the champs wrapping hands, dragging jump rope or practicing slick rope-a-dope. Some City students among us live that promise firsthand and they’ll tell you-whether you're a 30 day passerby or a seasoned pugilist, City Boxing's aim is to leave you better. When you enter, there is a ring that meets ...

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