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Construction for the new Cesar Chavez continuing education building is set to be completed in June. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

A new barrio for education

February 3, 2015

Standing at the intersection of National Ave. and Cesar E. Chavez Prkwy. stands a new parking structure, the sun reflecting off the sparkly glass windows....

Evolution of an adjunct – the lengthy process for adjuncts to achieve full-time status

Phoenix Webb

December 19, 2014

Note from the editor: This is the third in a series of three stories about the gap in wages and facilities access between adjunct and full-time instructors. For the previous stories in the series see the first and second installment. During San Diego Campus Equity Week in October adjunct professors raised awareness about the issues facing adjuncts. This summer, three instructors at City College who sought to chan...

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...

Spring Classes risk getting ax

Paola Garcia, Life & Arts Editor

December 9, 2014

San Diego City College has seen better times. While new buildings rise left and right and state-of-the-art gadgets fill the new spaces, the reality is that these new spaces are lacking a vital component: students. Numbers point to a decline in enrollment in the past few years. In the past four years, the college is looking at a 7 percent drop during spring semesters and...

Journalism department receives prestigious awards

Angelica Wallingford

December 9, 2014

The City College Digital Journalism Program won several awards from the San Diego Press Club and the Associated Collegiate Press. Legend magazine received numerous awards from Press Club for its summer-fall 2014 issue including College Print: Sports and College Print: CM – Photography. City Times also won for College Print: News. In addition to the Press Club, Lege...

Ukraine: East and West … what is best?

Abtin Mohammadi

December 9, 2014

The new edition of History and Political Science speech event in City College took place on Sept 11. Namely “Ukraine: East and West…What is Best?.” Professor Sofia Laurein outlined Ukrainian identity structure, defined their historical context of civilization which was the path to establishing a specific culture among other European societies. This event ha...

Bi-national conference promotes activism at City College

Miguel Cid

December 9, 2014

The Fifth Bi-national Conference on Border Issues promoted activism as speakers called for collective action during the two day event held at San Diego City College Nov. 6, and in Tijuana Nov. 7. Panels started at 8 a.m. at City College and ran until about 4 p.m. Registration began after the fist session, following City College professor Abel Macias, UCSD professor Lenna Tay...

Health isn’t just physical

Amber Henry

December 8, 2014

The Mental Health Counseling Center engages students on how to stay safe during the Holidays and the five-week break between semesters with peer ambassador presentations in classes, community resources, and 15-minute guided meditation sessions offered Dec. 9 and 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. in MS-221. “Every once in awhile someone will say, ’Well, I'm not crazy. I don't need...

The benefits of equality – San Diego Campus Equity Week seeks equality in pay for part-time and full-time instructors

Phoenix Webb

November 18, 2014

A letter campaign was conducted at City College Oct. 30 to appeal to Gov. Jerry Brown for equal pay between adjunct staff and full-time faculty equal work performed. In partnership with the American Federation of Teachers Union, Arnie Schoenberg, Jose Rodriguez and Lisa Chaddock manned tables for Campus Equity Week, Oct. 27-31, asking passersby on campus to sign letters to be sen...

UC Officer N. Garcia watches as activists and students protesting the court-ordered closure of the UCSD Ché Café march to Scholars and Gilman drives in October. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Supporters of Ché Café seek its preservation

November 18, 2014

For the past 34 years, the Ché Café has been an autonomous arts and music venue for UCSD students and non-students who seek to organize and share creative...

San Diego Padres Accounting Director Todd Bollman, speaks to the Accounting and Business Club during their first club event on Oct. 30. Bollman described the various positions he held during his career, and touched on the demands of an accounting director for a major league baseball team. Photo credit: Troy Orem

From Disney to the Padres – The San Diego Padres’ Director of Accounting Todd Bollman drops by the Accounting and Business Club for its inaugural meeting

November 18, 2014

The Accounting and Business Club welcomed Todd Bollman, director of accounting for the San Diego Padres, for the club’s first event on Oct. 30. Bollman...

Health Services tracks Ebola concerns

Phoenix Webb

November 18, 2014

Student Health Services at San Diego City College is being proactive in preparing for anyone presenting symptoms of the Ebola virus. “We do have a protocol that we’ve instituted in the clinic and for working with the campus. Identifying a possible patient and medically working with that patient to assist for the best outcome. We would call San Diego Public Health and...

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