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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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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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NATAS-PSW Virtual Emmy Awards Nominations Live Stream

VIDEO: City College student TV news program nominated for Emmy

Newscene, student Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student award
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist May 7, 2021
San Diego City College’s Newscene and multimedia journalist Noelle Mortensen were nominated for regional student Emmy, the Pacific Southwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Services announced Sunday. 
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News Radio Midday

RADIO: President Biden sets new nationwide vaccination goals

CTTV's Newscene has been nominated for a prestigious award
Vicky Pineda, Multimedia Journalist May 5, 2021
In today’s episode, President Joe Biden has big plans in store for Americans in the fight against COVID-19
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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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Crash under B Street bridge

VIDEO: Three victims identified in car crash under City College bridge

Local authorities are still searching for the families of two of the three men
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
Three unsheltered men killed earlier this week in a car crash near San Diego City College have been identified.
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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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Lentil soup and potato salad

VIDEO: A hearty lentil soup good anytime made from Hunger Action Day at City College

Are you up for the #citycookingchallenge? Share you best dish on social media
Jesus Lopez, Staff Writer March 2, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez was back at San Diego City College's Hunger Action Day. He made a lentil soup with the onions, potatoes and carrots from his box of donated food.
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Vaccine

VIDEO: FDA recommends Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine as eligibility expands in San Diego County

New vaccination sites opening in Otay Mesa and Lemon Grove
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene February 26, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use on Friday, a day before new sites open in San Diego County.
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Chadwick Boseman

VIDEO: Boseman, Trebek among celebrities lost in 2020

In 2020, stars from sports and entertainment passed away
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 29, 2020
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was privately fighting colon cancer while working on a wide range of films. Boseman was one of a number of high-profile celebrities who died this year.
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Diangela Veras and Vicky Pineda

City Times EIC finds a new outlook amid near-constant change

Pineda wrapped up her fourth and final semester with the City Times on Dec. 14
Will Mauriz, Contributor December 23, 2020
In the past nine months, City Times Editor-in-Chief Vicky Pineda has seen her situation change plenty. But so has her outlook.
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US Hurricane Landfall Map

VIDEO: 2020 hurricane season broke all records

The Atlantic basin had a record breaking hurricane season with 30 named storms
Jesus Lopez, Meteorologist December 22, 2020
2020 was a record-breaking year for Atlantic hurricanes, a signal that sea surface temperatures are rising.
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