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A long line of people snaking around dividers to get through Customs is an everyday occurrence for some individuals. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crossing Borders

One City College student’s daily routine getting to and from school in one of America’s busiest border towns
Laura Sanchez May 21, 2015

The Tijuana-San Diego border is a nonstop pumping vessel. It never sleeps. Thousands of people flood the border every morning as part of their daily routine. When most San Diegans are tossing and turning...

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Ana Brown, Bob Green and Teresa Montero on air during the Breakfast Burrito Club morning radio show. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Radio Pulso

Community powered airways broadcasting from the Barrio
Laura Sanchez May 19, 2015

Nothing nourishes the drained body like a breakfast burrito after one of “those nights” of too many beers and shots. That greasy overload of carbs and fat brings anyone back to life after flushing...

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Adrienne Mccue (left) is inspired by athletic wear and bases her outfits on what shoes  and snapback she decides to wear that day. Alice Kiddo’s style (right) is driven by video games and comic book superheroes such Storm from X-Men, which inspired her androgynous haircut. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Obscuring Gender

Fashion trends that are moving toward subverting the boundaries of gender binaries
Laura Sanchez May 19, 2015

Color broadcast television was introduced in the United States in 1953. By the 1970s, an entire spectrum of coloration imbued the public vision with diversified tones and shades. For the very first time,...

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Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

Laura Sanchez, Phoenix Webb, and Aldo Ramírez April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her story in MS-462 during the afternoon session of...

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Attendees of San Diego City College’s 2nd Annual Community Open House participate in a kickboxing class on the AH/BT quad on April 15. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Prospective students gather for open house

Laura Sanchez, Associate Editor April 21, 2015

City College opened its doors to the community April 16 for the 2nd Annual Community Open House. Organizations, programs and businesses such as Fantastique and the Food Pantry set tables around campus,...

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Invisible boyfriends and girlfriends can send patrons up to 100 text messages, 10 voicemails and a handwritten note with the $24.99 plan. City Times illustration Photo credit: Laura Sanchez

$25 a month for love that felt like a toy

Laura Sanchez, Associate Editor April 21, 2015

Let’s rewind to the annual love craze holiday. The month in which heart-shaped boxes flood every shopping center, only to be reminded that you have no one to celebrate this commercial insanity with....

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Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez March 24, 2015

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and...

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