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Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Afro Unicorn founder to kick off Mesa College’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Mother and founder of e-commerce apparel business to emphasize multiple income streams
Christina Painton, Staff Writer September 23, 2020
April Showers, the founder of e-commerce apparel brand Afro Unicorn, will be the first in a series of entrepreneurial speakers hosted by Mesa College’s Business and Work-Based Learning departments.
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USS Midway 9/11 memorial

VIDEO: 9/11 remembered in ceremony on Midway

The story was featured in the first episode of the semester by Newscene
Christina Painton, Staff Writer/Executive Producer September 11, 2020
The 19th anniversary of 9/11 commemorated here in San Diego was featured in the first episode of Newscene, the student-produced news broadcast of San Diego City College.
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A crowd gathers outside for the Elizabeth Warren town hall.

LIVE UPDATES: Elizabeth Warren town hall

Newscene and City Times are on scene at the Elizabeth Warren town hall.
The Elizabeth Warren town hall was held at Waterfront Park Oct. 3. City Times and Newscene were present to provide live updates from the event.
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Marissa Gonzalez will graduate San Diego City College with five semesters of Newscene under her belt. By Jonny Rico/City Times

Marissa Gonzales signing off from City College’s Newscene

Gonzlaez will be transferring to SDSU while working at One America News Network.
Jonny Rico , Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2019
Being a good writer is not enough for the world of television and journalism, this is something Marissa Gonzalez learned while studying at San Diego City College. 
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Laura Castañeda at Newscene studio

RTVF professor announces retirement from City College

Professor Laura Castañeda will put an end to her nearly two-decade City College career.
Marissa Gonzales, Sports Editor November 27, 2018
Professor Laura Castañeda is the editorial advisor for San Diego City College’s Newscene, a 30-minute weekly newscast produced by students. After this semester, she is leaving City College and the department that she has dedicated her life and career to for nearly two decades.
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Onward and Upward

Journalism students shine after community college education
Ikedra King, Arts Editor April 18, 2018

Underrecognized majors at San Diego City College such as Radio, TV, Film and Digital Journalism programs have continued to produce successful contributors to their respective fields of news and entertainment....

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Digital Journalism program receives special honors

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief May 12, 2015

San Diego City College’s Digital Journalism program recently received awards for the publications City Times and Legend magazine from the American Scholastic Press Association and the Journalism Association...

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Editorial: Out of bounds

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

At a time where race and law enforcement seem to be in the news for all the wrong reasons, yet another was possibly added here in San Diego as students for the broadcast news show “Newscene” may have...

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TV students’ work catches FBI attention

Police question ‘Newscene’ reporters after filming in front of building
Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief May 8, 2015

Three San Diego City College student journalists were questioned by authorities before and after capturing video in front of San Diego’s FBI building on April 7 for a report on sex trafficking. Abtin...

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Teresa Romero Medina (front) was directing the Newscene program on Sept. 5 at UT-TV with the help of Roxana Paul (middle) and Dallis Ontiveros (back). Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Newscene finds a new home at UT-TV

Richard Lomibao October 14, 2014

With the new C building underway projected to finish in 2016, Newscene has found a temporary home with UT-TV, where they kicked off their first production in early September. Students who join Newscene...

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Artie Ojeda at NBC 7 after his newscast. Photo credit: Troy Orem

The Marathon of the Anchorman

News Anchor Artie Ojeda Found his Calling at City College
David Pradel May 14, 2014

As the sun begins to rise, sweat drips down Artie Ojeda's face as his eyes capture the beauty of San Diego. The local news anchor isn’t wearing a suit and tie but rather sporting his running clothes....

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City students nominated for Emmys

Elizabeth Carson May 20, 2013

Three RTVC students at City have been nominated for student Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter has nominated James L. Smith II, Alice Kim and...

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