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West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

March 8, 2020

Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.

San Diego Symphony string quartet

A priceless performance played at City College

December 10, 2019

The San Diego Symphony’s string quartet performed at the Saville Theatre on Nov. 6. If you missed it, there are more chances to enjoy the symphony on a student budget.

Adele on the set of the music video for her lead single “Hello” in Quebec in September. Shayne Laverdiere, Adele official website

SoundBreak: Adele gives a very welcome ‘Hello’ with newest album

December 8, 2015

Four years is a long time, especially within the world of music. Most artists are lucky for their name to even be remembered after such a long period aw...

Students had the opportunity to get their faces painted in the cafeteria for the Day of the Dead celebration on Oct. 29. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

ASG Halloween Festival packs Gorton Quad

November 12, 2015

The cafeteria was taken over by carefully crafted altars and outside by club stands as the Halloween Festival, Dia de los Muertos and Club Rush all took...

Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students per class. A number nobody has been able to explain under which pedagogical variables have been done and why it has to be equally applied across all departments when each...

Concert Review: A rare Jewel shines at the Sherwood

Country singer-songwriter Jewel talks to a packed house about her new  projects and adventures on Sept. 24 at The Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Mike Madriaga

October 14, 2015

“… I was sick, I had bad kidneys, I didn’t have medication, (and) I was dying of blood poisoning in the hospital parking lot … then my car, ‘a...

Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz

October 14, 2015

The disappearance of art classes might not make much of an impact for some, but for others it might just be the end of the world. Why are art classes considered insignificant to the core learning standards that students recognize today? The emphasis is more on taking the required classes such as math and English. Reasons behind this are because of the No Child Left Behind Ac...

New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas,...

San Diego alternative three-piece the Shady Francos play for a crowd during a 2014 concert.    Photo by Otis, official Facebook photo.

Album Review: Local band Shady Francos introduce ‘Gabe’

September 28, 2015

From time to time, certain bands come and generate so much hype and excitement that it’s hard for music fans to not get caught up in it. Such is...

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Bayside takes ‘Cult’ to another level

February 25, 2014

Bayside is a “Cult.”   For years Bayside fans have called themselves that. Now it seems that the band, in San Diego next month, has finally...

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