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The Knowledge Industry

City Times Media drops podcast about California higher education

New law opens the door for more bachelor’s degrees to community colleges
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata June 21, 2022
The Knowledge Industry is a podcast about the changing nature of education in California. Season one focuses on the potentially dramatic effect AB-927, a law that opens the doors to more bachelor’s degrees at the state’s community colleges could have on higher education.
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BREAKING: Following pushback, SDCCD chancellor cancels investiture

After weeks of controversy regarding keynote speaker Alice Walker, district cancels the event
Philip Salata and Jakob McWhinney May 23, 2022
Carlos Cortez, chancellor of the San Diego Community College District, announced the cancellation of his upcoming investiture event in a district-wide email sent this afternoon.
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A group including Alicia Siu, Norell Martinez, Justin Akers Chacon and others stand in front of the mural in the City College cafeteria, smiling with raised fists.

Dual event celebrating ‘50 Years of Chicana/o Studies’ at City College draws crowd

The event included a mural unveiling and documentary premiere celebrating the department at the cafeteria on May 13
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 18, 2022
The Chicana/o Studies department at San Diego City College celebrated both the premiere of a new documentary and the unveiling of the cafeteria mural on May 13, each named and dedicated to the same cause – “50 Years of Chicana/o Studies.”
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City Times Sound picks up the beat after spring break

After a week of hibernation CTS is back live with an all new radio line-up
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler April 4, 2022
To ease the return from spring break, City Times Sound will be setting the tempo for the week with all new material. 
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Sudan Archives in furniture store

Cruise into spring break with CTM’s local music playlist for March

This month’s playlist features the nostalgic pop of Armoire, the experimental electronic music of klurax and the melodically dissonant R&B of Sudan Archives
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 25, 2022
Spring has come. The days are longer, the nights are warmer and, at least for City College students, the coming week of vacation is a much-needed respite from the grind of classes. And from the hook-centric pop rock of Jewelry Girl to the sun-bleached ambience of Fax + Braulio to the wistful twee of Sugar World, City Times Media's put together some tracks to kick your feet up to.
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City Times Sound returns with a fresh radio lineup

In its second week of spring 2022 programming City’s radio team debuts more shows to relish
Tune in to KSDS 88.3 HD-2 FM, or stream online today and every Monday through Thursday beginning at 5 p.m. If you miss the 5 p.m. broadcast, then you can tune in to a rebroadcast of the day's program at 9 p.m.
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The Knight Life

RADIO: Newest ‘The Knight Life’ features more from the fall’s best podcasts

The latest episode showcases more from the fall's best podcasts
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist March 21, 2022
This week “The Knight Life,” will feature podcasts from hosts William Tran and Jakob McWhinney. 
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Nhi Tat works on graphic design project

City College’s graphic design program sets sights on bachelor’s degree (with video)

Professor Sean Bacon considers the program a way to provide a usually costly education at an accessible price
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 17, 2022
For Professor Sean Bacon, part of preparing students to succeed in the field of graphic design is creating lines of communication between local employers to ensure students are getting an education that’s up to date, valuable and will allow them to easily transition from City into the workplace.
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Featured on CTS

RADIO: Get your dose of local indie-everything music with “Mood Ring”

Host Jakob McWhinney dives into a local music show focusing on all things indie
Jakob McWhinney, Operations Manager March 15, 2022
Host Jakob McWhinney digs up great local music that has some sugar, and some edge, and serves it shaken, with the goal of keeping listeners asking themselves “wait…this artist is from San Diego?”
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City College radio station set to go live March 14

City Times Sound will transform 88.3 HD-2 into San Diego’s only local music radio station
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler March 13, 2022
From student DJs airing local tunes to podcasts produced by the CTS team, HD-2 celebrates the eclectic, diverse, and far-reaching communities of the region – both past, and present.
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The Knight Life, March 13 Edition

RADIO: The Knight Life brings student voices return to air

The Knight Life is back for the spring 2022 semester with some of the best podcasts from last term
Will Tran, Programming Director March 13, 2022
On the debut episode of the Spring 2022 semester, we hear from familiar voices Jakob McWhinney and Skylar Epplar on their respective shows “The Listening Machine” and “San Diego Local Spotlight.”
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City College submits proposal for bachelor’s in Cyber Defense and Analysis

While AB-927 allows for fifteen proposed bachelor’s degrees to be approved per submission period, only ten proposals were submitted statewide
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata March 1, 2022
Even with out-of-state tuition being considerably higher, students cross state lines in search of an affordable cyber education.
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