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A group including Alicia Siu, Norell Martinez, Justin Akers Chacon and others stand in front of the mural in the City College cafeteria, smiling with raised fists.

Dual event celebrating ‘50 Years of Chicana/o Studies’ at City College draws crowd

The event included a mural unveiling and documentary premiere celebrating the department at the cafeteria on May 13
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 18, 2022
The Chicana/o Studies department at San Diego City College celebrated both the premiere of a new documentary and the unveiling of the cafeteria mural on May 13, each named and dedicated to the same cause – “50 Years of Chicana/o Studies.”
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Kenneth Banks stands in front of the mural he designed in the AH Building garage at City College

Kumeyaay artist Kenneth Banks shares life experience in a new City College mural

The former City student designed the first completed mural in the AH Building garage
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 13, 2022
Amidst the buzzing lights and echoing voices of the AH Building garage, a colorful merging of past and present greets drivers heading to classes at San Diego City College. The first of the garage murals to be completed was designed by Kumeyaay artist and former City student Kenneth Banks.
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The new mural for City College

RADIO: City College new mural is underway

Chancellor Constance Carroll is being honored with a mural
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist May 3, 2021
San Diego City College is starting to work on their new mural in honor of the Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Sushi 2 On Broadway

A local business transforms wooden boards into art

Remnants of earlier protests, concern for post-election unrest is a canvas
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
A few businesses around Downtown San Diego have been boarding up in fear of protests sparked by the 2020 presidential election, according to numerous media reports. But Sushi 2 On Broadway decided to turn protest defense into something of art and community.
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College Council Meeting

San Diego City College Council meeting held

College Council decides to honor Chancellor Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 24, 2020
Constance Carroll has served as San Diego Community College District chancellor for 16 years. She is the first woman and African American to hold this position. 
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The family of Diana Gonzalez gathers with San Diego City College students, faculty and staff for a candlelight vigil, put together by the Visionary
Feminists Club, in Gorton Quad on Oct. 15 to honor the Gonzalez’s memory on the fifth anniversary of her death. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

A memory honored by candlelight

Destiny Ortiz October 29, 2015

It has been five years since Diana Gonzalez’s death and the Visionary Feminists club at San Diego City College hosted a candlelight vigil in her honor. The vigil was held on Oct. 15 to uphold her memory...

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Salvador Torres works on his drawings at a local San Diego cafe in October.Photo credit: Andrew Hahn.

The Architect of the Dream

Juan Carlos Siezar December 8, 2013

Everyone can think about or plan something for the future. As a matter of fact, most people do it constantly, but it takes more than that to become a true visionary and see beyond what the rest can see....

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The Diana Gonzalez mural was finally unveiled to honor her memory on Nov. 1. Chris Handloser, City Times.

Mural ‘speaks life and love’ for Gonzalez’ family

Christopher Handloser November 13, 2013

Celebrants of Dia de los Muertos invite the souls of departed loved ones to return for a visit. For the loved ones of Diana Gonzalez, this year’s holiday delivered a bittersweet victory. For the...

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Officials and students strive to find the Gonzalez mural a home

Christopher Handloser October 30, 2013

City College’s administration, members of student clubs and their faculty advisers and student government leaders are working together to determine the fate of a mural depicting Diana Gonzalez, a...

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Diana Gonzalez. Courtesy Photo.

Unveiling of tribute halted by officials

Jennifer Ovalle October 17, 2013

City College's administration delayed the displaying of a mural to honor Diana Gonzalez, prompting its organizers to hold an emergency meeting Oct.10, the day of its planned unveiling. The issue centered...

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