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Supreme Court Following Facade Restoration

State, district chancellors respond to DACA decision

The Supreme Court of the United States blocked an attempt to repeal DACA
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 18, 2020
The Supreme Court blocked the attempt by the administration of President Donald Trump to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on July 18.
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Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

The march against racial injustice and police brutality was composed of mostly young people
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 8, 2020
On the tenth day after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, over a thousand people took part in a protest at Waterfront Park. The protest on June 6 was completely peaceful with people from all races gathered.
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Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

San Diego protests, from the perspective of former ASG president Oscar Rendon
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 4, 2020
National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.
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Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

Online classes have perks and disadvantages, but the quick transition to remote learning has been a struggle for some faculty
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 27, 2020
The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition.
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San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 5, 2020
The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD incumbents move forward toward general election

Incumbents took the lead in their respective district primary elections
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor April 8, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees’ primary election results are in, with two current incumbents, alongside two new candidates, holding a position in the November elections.
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Books in front of a closed door

8 books to (spring) break away from quarantine

As quarantine continues for City College students, reading can be a great escape
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 30, 2020
In this edition of News You Can Use, managing editor Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle shares her favorite books to read over spring break at home.
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San Diego City College

City, SDCCD extends online classes

As a response to COVID-19, SDCCD will have remote learning options only through spring and summer
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 26, 2020
The San Diego City College District has decided to continue online classes throughout the rest of the spring semester and summer intersession in response to COVID-19, the district announced by email earlier today. San Diego City College will remain closed while all student resources like counseling, tutoring, and health services will be provided remotely for now.
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City Town Hall on Instagram

City College president hosts virtual town hall to address COVID-19

The president joined students, staff to talk about current actions by San Diego City College
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 18, 2020
Following social distance while still trying to keep students informed, San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz hosted a virtual town hall to address issues regarding COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 18.
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Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

The event with Brother Yusef Miller was for Muslims, non-Muslims to connect
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Valerie Vizcarra March 10, 2020
The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.
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Silver can burned down with windows shattered in the SDCC parking lot.

BREAKING: Car fire in the V building parking structure leads to evacuation

Students were evacuated, parking structure remains on lockdown
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Jesse Altilio March 3, 2020
“The car was completely demolished, and we did find the registered owner and she indicated that there were some mechanical, maybe electrical, problems coming into school, and the fire department had the same assessment,” Chief Joseph Ramos said, “so they’ll (probably find it was an) electrical fire.”
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

Two of the current board members are running against two new candidates
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 2, 2020
Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.
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