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City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

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MS elevators called towers of terror

MS elevators called ‘towers of terror’

Mike Madriaga October 4, 2016

Some students blamed the faulty “Tower of Terror” elevators in the Math and Social Sciences (MS) Building for being tardy or sweaty for a few days last month. Since early the morning on Sept....

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Officer Richard Farrell is restrained by members of San Diego City College’s staff and a fellow police officer during the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate (ALICE) Training class in MS-140 on Oct. 22. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Safety classes now in session

ALICE active shooter training starts early at San Diego City College
Mike Madriaga October 29, 2015

“Every single shooter had an accuracy rate of 50 percent, now we have trained police officers and snipers and they (sometimes) can’t make it 50 percent," explained Sheila Herron Fox, a City College...

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‘Tower of terror?’: San Diego City College students and teachers say they have experienced their own scream ride in MS elevator

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor March 24, 2015

Picture this: you’re riding an elevator with friends and strangers alike, when all of a sudden, you freefall for what feels like an eternity until the elevator stops. You’re screaming throughout the...

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Embarking on the future of education

Phoenix Webb March 24, 2015

San Diego City College hosted the Mexican American Business and Professional Association's monthly luncheon meeting March 13 in the Corporate Education Center, located on the first floor of the MS building. “It's...

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Parking still an issue for students

Torrey Spoerer February 24, 2015

Rachel Kennett, a 29-year-old visual arts student, walks to the V building garage, where she and many other students usually find some of the only available parking spots on the campus. “The MS building...

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Doug Wyler, a forensic anthropologist with the LAPD, discusses crime-solving methods used by experts in his field on Oct. 23. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

A forensic insight

Christopher Valdez November 18, 2014

Death is a touchy subject and rarely something anyone deals with on a frequent basis. That is unless you happen to be Doug Wyler, a forensic anthropologist who works with the Los Angeles Police Department....

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City College construction continues

Allison Browne March 12, 2013

City College recently completed the construction of the new Math and Social Sciences building. Tom Fine, campus project manager, said, "It was a really smooth process. It was the first [building] that...

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