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VIDEO: City College drama students react in the moment of the Chauvin verdict

The Festival of New Plays will stream online starting April 29
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
Four San Diego City College drama students had just completed a performance of a moving one-act play about social justice entitled “How We Talk About Racism” when another student announced the verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin was about to be read.
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“Just Like Us” to open at City College

The first performance will be on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theater.
Angel Cazares, Art & Culture Editor September 26, 2019
The City College Drama Department will open its fall season with a play about four young Latinas, two of whom are undocumented, and how this affected their life. The first performance of “Just Like Us” will be on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. in the Black Box Theater.
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For the spring 2014 musical, the San Diego City College theater department decided on the  hip hop and Latin influenced “In the Heights,” set Washington Heights, New York. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

Moving into a newly renovated C building, a variety of performance opportunities and a new adjunct instructor await theater students in 2016
Lauren J. Mapp December 15, 2015

New dressing rooms, a costume-making classroom and set construction classrooms in the redesigned C building, as well as a new costume design instructor, will greet San Diego City College theater students...

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San Diego City College professor and Visual and Performing Arts co-chair Katie Rodda Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Longtime theater professor becomes new arts co-chair

Katie Rodda joins Alicia Rincon to lead Visual and Performing Arts
Lauren J. Mapp November 11, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts department has a new department co-chair, Katie Rodda, who started in the position as of June of this year. Department co-chair predecessor, and...

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Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students...

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Data collected from City College's Office of Instruction and online class schedule. Learning communities were divided in this count since they are composed from two or more classes. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Class section cancellations stir frustration

Phoenix Webb September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persists. Administration issued the blanket statement...

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