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CITY TIMES SOUND: City College students put best work forward at virtual showcase

The 17th annual Student Project and Research Symposium highlights works from multiple departments
Assad Khalilzadeh, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
San Diego City College students will showcase their best work at the Student Project and Research Symposium held virtually Thursday.
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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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ECC vaccine site

NOTEBOOK: SDCCD partners with the county to distribute vaccinations

Voting also opens for Golden Awards and Career Fest coming to City College
The San Diego Community College District has partnered with San Diego County to assist in distributing vaccines to underrepresented communities.
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CITY TIMES SOUND: Final ASG forum takes place as application deadline nears

The ASG reiterates the importance of student involvement in upcoming elections
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist April 7, 2021
The Associated Student Government held the last of two virtual forums, ahead of their elections, on April 6.
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Jesus Lopez and #CityCookingChallenge

VIDEO: Southern-inspired breakfast-for-dinner from Hunger Action Day at City College

Today's #CityCookingChallenge includes home fries topped with a fried egg
Jesus Lopez, Multimedia Journalist April 6, 2021
City Times reporter Jesus Lopez is back with #CityCookingChallenge at San Diego City College Hunger Action Day. The food was donated by San Diego Food Bank.  
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CITY TIMES SOUND: SDCCD Board of Trustees to review college police review task force report

UCSD students are also part of a nationwide COVID-19 study
Alex Catano, Multimedia Journalist April 5, 2021
We are back from spring break with your news. In today’s episode, a new report addresses some possible recommendations for policing at San Diego City College and in the San Diego Community College District.
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Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
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Women's History Month

City College takes look into womxn in politics

City College continue its celebration of Womxn’s History Month
Laura Montano, Multimedia Journalist March 31, 2021
Continuing with the events taking place to celebrate Womxn’s History Month, on March 12 the event Women in Politics presented by Counselor Fabiola Beck-Threats took place via Zoom.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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Panel of artists speaking at Social Justice Conference via Zoom

Art, community and social change a part of Social Justice Conference

Four experts come together to show how the three are inextricably linked
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
Producing art provides the opportunity to create social change and community throughout the creative process, according to a panel of talented artists that have experiences to prove it.
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Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

Conference keynote emphasizes community to overcome oppression

Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur spoke as part of the City College's social justice conference
Braydon Griffith, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
As the 6th Annual Social Justice Conference continues, Thursday’s conferences started with keynote speaker, Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur. Shakur is an author, educator and a survivor of the incarceration system, who educates and promotes community to fight the oppressive behaviors in present-day America. 
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Dignity to Dream

Dignity to Dream: 6th Annual Social Justice Conference kicks off with poetry

Willie Perdomo, author and poet, was the first keynote speaker
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 25, 2021
“My history professor has a bad habit of looking at me when discussing slavery,” Willie Perdomo read aloud from one of his poems. “Professor, why do you keep looking at me, when discussing slavery?”
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