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SDCCD Board of Trustees meet on Zoom

UPDATED: Fear, frustration of SDCCD staff dominates the first fall trustees meeting

Public comments included a letter signed by 36 staff members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 27, 2021
Staff from the student services departments of all four campuses vented their fears and frustrations regarding the SDCCD's recent decision to require them to return to campus amid rising COVID-19 numbers at the Aug. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. 
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Newscene's Katia Pechenkina

VIDEO: CTTV’s Newscene releases their final show of the semester

Newscene has broadcast its shows virtually throughout the spring 2021 semester
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist May 26, 2021
Although the pandemic has prevented City College television news students from working in the on-campus studio this spring, the show must go on. CTTV's final Newscene program of the semester is a clip show that presents some of the best student news packages of the term.
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BIDEN 0428 JOINT ADDRESS

VIDEO: Biden talks education in address to joint congress

Biden made a promise to make community college tuition free
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
President Joe Biden addressed Congress for the first time just shy of his first 100 days in office on Wednesday, April 28.
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CSU deadline

Application deadline extended for CSU

New deadline for fall 2021 is December 15
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2020
The California State University has changed the deadline for transfers from its original date Dec. 4.
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Transfer Center

Important information, deadlines for transferring students coming

City College is helping students as deadline to transfer applications approaches
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer November 9, 2020
As the deadline for transfer application approaches, San Diego City College students can get assistance with university transfer applications and career guidance virtually.
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COVID-19 barriers

San Diego Latino communities face systemic barriers to COVID-19 testing

Barriers prevent Latinos from undergoing COVID-19 testing
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Serious and systemic barriers are preventing Latino communities from undergoing COVID-19 testing and engaging in contact tracing programs in San Diego County, according to a report released by The Chicano Federation on Sept. 28.
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BLOG: Free, affordable resources for City College students in need

Here is a list of resources for students at City College
Lucas Barreto and Tyler Perches October 8, 2020
San Diego Community College held a Hunger Action Day in partnership with San Diego Food Bank on Tuesday, Oct. 6. If you require assistance but missed the day, resources are available to you.
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SDBF

Free food for City students

They are also accepting walk-ups, no one will be turned away
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer October 6, 2020
Partnering with the San Diego Food Bank, City College will be presenting this month’s “Hunger Action Day” and distributing fresh fruits, vegetables or canned goods to any affiliate in need. 
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Breonna Taylor

City College president releases open letter to Black women, community

The message followed grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor murder
Noelle Mortensen, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene September 25, 2020
As protests continued in Louisville and across the country, including in San Diego, after the police involved in Breonna Taylor’s murder were not convicted, San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz shared an open letter to the community.
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Scholarship info screenshot

City College offering scholarships for fall students

Student Affairs has set up a virtual scholarship office to help
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer September 22, 2020
Students at San Diego City College can apply now for scholarships to help cover the cost of their education.
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WiFi lot

Wifi available for City College students in need

Parking lot 5 is located on the northeast corner of 16th and C streets
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer September 15, 2020
Students needing a stable internet connection to watch lectures or complete assignments can access campus wifi in parking lot 5 located alongside the child development center.
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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

President Ricky Shabazz, Chancellor Constance Carroll share updates in dressed-down virtual ceremony
Christina Painton, Staff Writer August 31, 2020
Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.
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