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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Manpower makes its return to City

Phoenix Webb March 24, 2015

The job market is changing. It's not enough for a student to finish school and seek employment. Employers are now looking for candidates who also have work experience to back up their education. ManpowerGroup...

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Broadcasters should stick to news and not storytelling

Phoenix Webb March 11, 2015

The public looks to journalists to report the news. Journalists, especially news broadcasters, are taken seriously. What is reported is accepted as truth and when a journalist is discovered to have created...

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Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was organized by Ian Duckles on behalf of Associated...

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It’s all according to plan

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

“Got an ed plan?” was a question seen on campus at the beginning of this semester in the form of pins, pens, pamphlets, on the school website and on banners. It was a campaign designed to make San...

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College shows its Manpower

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

San Diego City College was host to Manpower in February to hire students that was made possible by a region wide grant.The grant was explained by Rose LaMaruglia who is the dean of business and technology...

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The Veterans Student Center office provides computers and a place to relax for veterans and active duty service members. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Veteran Affairs and services provides support for active, retired armed service members

Phoenix Webb February 26, 2015

San Diego is identified as a military town. As a result of this, San Diego City College has a sizable veteran and active military population, which makes up 11 percent of the student population, according...

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Perspective: Valentine’s Day is a sham

Phoenix Webb February 16, 2015

Valentine’s Day is known as a day of love. Media images show it as a day to express love, usually with material items like jewelry, flowers, food, things a woman would love. Men evidently don't need...

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City College’s 2013-2014 year in review

City College’s 2013-2014 year in review

Phoenix Webb February 3, 2015

San Diego City College released its annual Report to the Community on its website before the start of the new semester. The report reviews the academic year 2013-2014 in 42 pages and includes events,...

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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...

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‘What Money Can’t Buy’ explores The downside of money

Phoenix Webb December 11, 2014

It takes a brave individual to show others the error of their ways with money. That is what author Michael J. Sandel does in his 2012 book “What Money Can't Buy.” “There are some things...

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Equity means more than salary

Phoenix Webb December 9, 2014

Note from the editor: This is the second in a series of three stories about the gap in wages and facilities access between adjunct and full-time instructors. To view the first installment see https://www.sdcitytimes.com/?p=4003340San...

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Black Friday is not a holiday

Phoenix Webb December 9, 2014

Growing up, Thanksgiving was my second best holiday. It was my Mamma's best meal all year and there was extra dessert. Oh yeah. Thanksgiving was a wrap: wake up, eat breakfast, snack until dinner was...

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