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Ida B. Wells archival photograph

REVIEW: “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”

San Diego City College hosts “Black Film Fridays” with a depiction of Wells-Barnett’s legacy of journalism and activism
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist February 11, 2022
This hour-long biographical piece depicts the life and work of journalist, activist, and African American suffragette Ida B. Wells-Barnett, whose methodical and uncompromising voice served as a guiding beacon for Black rights throughout the post-Reconstruction era.
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Soccer player kicks ball

City Times rings in the holidays with a call for coverage suggestions

As 2021 comes to a close, what do you think City Times should focus on in 2022?
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist December 20, 2021
Journalism exists to empower its audience, and with City College's campus gradually coming back to life, the need for input from students becomes ever more important. So … what would you like to read about? What do you think your fellow students should know about? What information would help you be a better informed and prepared student? Let us know about your concerns, questions or frustrations. 
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Ikedra King on a voice-interview as she was unfolding a story Alumni for San Diego City College’s City Times newspaper. David Ahumada/ City Times

Student honored by San Diego Association of Black Journalists

Yakira Delgadillo, Staff Writer April 18, 2018

April 18, 2018 It was a special night last Friday evening for San Diego City College Digital Journalism Department. The San Diego Association of Black Journalists held its Annual Scholarship Reception...

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Onward and Upward

Journalism students shine after community college education
Ikedra King, Arts Editor April 18, 2018

Underrecognized majors at San Diego City College such as Radio, TV, Film and Digital Journalism programs have continued to produce successful contributors to their respective fields of news and entertainment....

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Student injured in arrest

Mike Madriaga December 3, 2016

The cement is his bed. The staircase an umbrella. The double-paned glass a mirror to check his dreadlocks when the street lights are activated, which also illuminate his handwritten Peace 101 notes. He...

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Alumnus alleges police abuse, stops traffic on C Street

Mike Madriaga November 21, 2016

San Diego police blocked a key street through City College for more than an hour around midday Nov. 16, while an African American alumnus lay on the ground accusing officers of roughly removing him from...

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Photographer inspired by his days at City

Mike Madriaga May 8, 2016

He is known as a talented videographer and a photographer by his co-workers at The San Diego Union-Tribune – but don’t take their word for it. On May 3, David Brooks, a former City College student,...

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$27,100 for City College students

A variety of scholarships are made available to San Diego City College students through new application website
Mike Madriaga December 15, 2015

The Scholarships Office at San Diego City College is currently providing students with $27,100 in funding for the spring semester. Applications were made available starting on Nov. 9, and will continue...

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New advisers for a new semester

Veteran journalists Tara Pixley and Jerry McCormick become the new co-advisers in the Digital Journalism department starting in spring 2016
Ricardo Soltero December 15, 2015

Two adjunct instructors are joining San Diego City College’s Digital Journalism program during the upcoming spring semester. One an experienced photojournalist, Tara Pixley, and the other a seasoned...

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Third time’s the charm

Aida Garcia returns to co-advise City Times and Legend magazine in 2016
Denise White December 15, 2015

As the fall semester comes to a close, the City Times newspaper staff can look forward to some changes for next semester. Aida Garcia will be taking over as one of the new advisers as Roman Koenig steps...

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TV students’ work catches FBI attention

Police question ‘Newscene’ reporters after filming in front of building
Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief May 8, 2015

Three San Diego City College student journalists were questioned by authorities before and after capturing video in front of San Diego’s FBI building on April 7 for a report on sex trafficking. Abtin...

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Co-Editors-In-Chief Adam Baird and Amanda Rhoades discuss magazine production outside the new Science Building on Nov. 20.Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

Editors’ Note

Adam Baird and Amanda Rhoades December 12, 2013

Dear Readers,We write this to you from our cramped, messy newsroom at San Diego City College, where countless issues of City Times have been created and more recently, the first issue of Legend Magazine...

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