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Seranie Ruiz leads painting event

City College uses communal art to raise mental health awareness

City’s Student Health Services and Active Minds chapter turn to the arts as a way to ease students back to in-person campus life
Philip Salata, News Editor May 17, 2022
Isolation brought on by COVID-19 not only caused the majority of social opportunities on campus to dwindle, but also put pressure on students' well-being. Community art could be one way to help students assimilate to campus life.
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Kadee Sylla speaks to a group of students in Curran Plaza for Citys Send Silence Packing event

GALLERY: Active Minds exhibit connects students, stories and resources at City

Backpacks filled Curran Plaza for the “Send Silence Packing” event March 17 for mental health advocacy and suicide prevention
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 18, 2022
Dozens of backpacks filled Curran Plaza for an Active Minds event called “Send Silence Packing” at San Diego City College March 17.
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Send Silence Packing exhibit

VIDEO/RADIO: Suicide prevention, mental health the focus of City College exhibit

Dozens of backpacks, personal stories to be shared in Curran Plaza
Christian Punzo and Stevon Marshall March 16, 2022
San Diego City College will be holding an event called “Send Silence Packing” on March 17 that focuses on mental health and encourages people to ask for help when needed.
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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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The Knight Life, Episode 3

RADIO: The Knight Life, Ep. 3: Polyamory and polygamy lifestyles, spotlight on local band Los Shadows

Discover a band from National City and the difference between polyamory and polygamy
Michelle De Nicola and Marlena Harvey November 1, 2021
The latest episode of The Knight Life debuted the San Diego Local Spotlight, a new podcast that features musicians and bands in the region.
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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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Photographs and quote from mental health advocate Kai Roberts

Virtual exhibit brings struggles with suicide to light

Through personal accounts, the exhibit illustrates that each person's mental health struggles are unique
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 30, 2021
For National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, San Diego City College Student Health and mental health education organization Active Minds presented Behind the Backpacks, which shared stories of those impacted by suicide and resources for suicide prevention.
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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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Student studying

City College Student Affairs offers study breaks

EOPS deadline coming and telemedicine appointments available
Candise Berry and Braydon Griffith March 18, 2021
The San Diego City College Office of Student Affairs will continue hosting a series of virtual study break activities through May on Zoom.
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City College workshop on grief helps students navigate loss

City College workshop on grief helps students navigate loss

Carrying On is a four-part series that continues on March 16
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 10, 2021
Carrying On is a four-part grief workshop series presented by the Student Health Center through May. The second workshop, Navigating Grief, will focus on recognizing different types of grief and how we experience them.
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Grief

#TODAYATCITY: Grief support workshop series starts today at City College

Meetings offer a safe space to find healing, navigate grief
Kathryn Gray, Staff Writer February 23, 2021
San Diego City College’s Student Health Center presents Carrying On, a grief support workshop series offering a safe space to find healing and navigate your grief. It starts today at 3 p.m.
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Remote/Online Student Services at City College

City College resources help students navigate through online learning

Find what you need to succeed this semester in this edition of News You Can Use
City Times staff has created a resource guide to assist students for the upcoming year, which includes deadlines and links to get connected.
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