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City Times

Sign promoting mental health awareness surrounded by backpacks and students

City College shines light on importance of suicide prevention education

Campus-wide training highlights practical ways to provide support and resources to those struggling
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States for people between the age of 10 and 43.  During September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and all year long, San Diego City College Student Mental Health is working to lessen the stigma around suicide.
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SPJ award for City Times Media

City College student media finalist for national awards

The Pinnacles honor the best two- and four-year college media organizations
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist September 13, 2022
City Times Media, the student news platform of San Diego City College, is a finalist for four 2022 Pinnacle Awards. The national awards, presented by the College Media Association, honors the best two- and four-year college media organizations and individual work.
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Artist Bhavna Mehta demonstrates cut paper art and printmaking to a group of people.

‘Printmaking’ event explores cut paper and ink

Artist Bhavna Mehta guides City students through a process of experimentation during the World Cultures event
Kathryn Gray and Kathy Archibald April 15, 2022
Bhavna Mehta, who predominantly creates designs using cut paper and embroidery, presented and created alongside attendees at the World Cultures event “Printmaking” on April 13 at San Diego City College.
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Zuzu Acrobat troupe

GALLERY: Zuzu Acrobats wow crowd at City College

The Tanzanian troupe balanced, contorted, danced and hammed it up for the first live on-campus event of the spring semester
Kathy Archibald and Kathryn Gray February 23, 2022
San Diego City College students whooped and hollered as the Zuzu Acrobats performed in Curran Plaza on Feb. 22 for the first live event of the spring semester.
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Active Minds volunteers stand together holding signs promoting mental health awareness

City College students promote awareness of mental health, fight stigma

Active Minds volunteers share details about upcoming programming and current resources available to students
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor October 26, 2021
Through interactive events, guest speakers, social media and other resources, the student chapter of Active Minds at City works tirelessly to fight stigma about and open lines of communication around mental health.
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Ricky Shabazz

Fall convocation brings change to campus

Words of hope, resilience and resources come from the leaders of San Diego City College
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz August 24, 2021
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz highlighted successes and challenges from the past academic year and laid out a plan for the future at the fall 2021 San Diego City College Convocation.
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STOP ASIAN HATE

Combating hate against the Asian American community

How you can become an advocate and ally
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
A month dedicated to celebrating culture and heritage, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month has taken on additional meaning in 2021.
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17th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium

17th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium showcases student work

Food insecurity, environmental stressors and the search for identity tackled by some of City’s best
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 19, 2021
The 17th Annual Student Project and Research Symposium was a unique opportunity for students to present their original projects and research through visual and oral presentations, spoken word performances, podcasts and radio, and news broadcasts - and it was all streamed live on YouTube April 15. 
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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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Board of Trustees meeting

SDCCD Board of Trustees announces recommendations from Police Task Force

The task force will continue its work into spring 2021
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting on April 8, focusing on the SDCCD Preliminary Report on College Policing, introduced by Chancellor Constance Carroll. 
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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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5th Annual Social Justice Conference& Education

6th Annual Social Justice and Education Conference opens tomorrow

Two-day virtual event will feature panel discussion and presentations about local community challenges
Kathryn Gray and Will Mauriz March 23, 2021
San Diego City College will be hosting the sixth Annual Social Justice and Education Conference on March 24-25 on Zoom.
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