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Hip hop revolutionizes social media platforms

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2015

Hip hop has always been an outlet of expression to bring social change and to address identity. When hip hop took off back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, music was a response to black oppression resulting in songs like “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy. Now with the means of social media, it’s another form of reaching out to fans outside of the music. Rather than waiting...

Student and Students in Power member Tony Perez raises his fist, leading the crowd that gathered in the BT Plaza in a chant of “We won’t take it anymore,” referring to recent officer-involved deaths that have and haven’t made national news. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Students stage walkout in protest in wake of Michael Brown grand jury decision

December 10, 2014

“Hands up! Walkout! Hands up! Walkout! Hands up,” was the call to fellow students on the way to class, along 16th and C streets, and through San Diego...

Going by the book – The Ninth Annual San Diego City College International Book Fair has authors and artists share their stories

Author Lysley Tenorio reads excerpts from his book “Monstress,” the 2014 One Book, One San Diego selection in V-101 during the Ninth Annual San Diego City College International Book Fair Oct. 16. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Miguel Cid

October 28, 2014

On Oct. 13 City College began its ninth annual international book fair. The week long event ran until Oct. 20 and featured new and returning writers ta...

Students gather in MS-451 to participate in the student-led forum Sept. 30. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Students in Power host forum

October 28, 2014

With tension still high in Ferguson, Mo., City College club Students in Power hosted an open forum to discuss police brutality, the judicial system, the...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: to be accepted or declined?

Miguel Cid

October 28, 2014

ALS is a disease that affects people almost at random, and the Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral in late July has brought much awareness to the disease. But since the challenge has emerged, it has strangely almost been put against what happened when people began rioting a few weeks later in Ferguson against systematic racial oppression in the U.S. Even people in Palestine...

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