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Ruby Rodriguez Chavez parents reunion

MAGAZINE: 4 City College students share stories of hardship, pain at VAMP

Storytelling showcase allows students to turn painful experiences into beautiful performances
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 11, 2021
Four City College students tell the stories behind their VAMP showcase performances.
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San Diego Community College District Police Chief Joseph Ramos

Q&A with SDCCD Police Chief Joseph Ramos

SDCCD Police is the largest community college police department in the state of California
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 15, 2020
San Diego Community College District Police Chief Joseph Ramos discussed the ban of carotid restraint and the protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
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Leslie Furcron

City College student severely injured in protest speaks

Leslie Furcron talked in a press conference about her experience at the May 30 La Mesa protest
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2020
Leslie Furcron, a San Diego City College student who was shot with a projectile while attending a protest in La Mesa, spoke to the media on June 10.
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Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

The march against racial injustice and police brutality was composed of mostly young people
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 8, 2020
On the tenth day after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, over a thousand people took part in a protest at Waterfront Park. The protest on June 6 was completely peaceful with people from all races gathered.
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Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

San Diego protests, from the perspective of former ASG president Oscar Rendon
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 4, 2020
National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.
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Black forum on Instagram

City College, San Diego Region Colleges to host black forum

The Zoom meeting is scheduled for Friday, June 5 from 3-4:30 p.m.
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
In a coordinated effort, San Diego City College is joining several other local community colleges in hosting a black student forum in response to the deaths and disparate treatment of black people in the United States. 
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GoFundMe for Leslie Furcron

San Diego City College student injured during peaceful protest

Fundraising efforts underway for medical bills
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer June 2, 2020
A woman severely injured at a protest in La Mesa on Saturday has been identified as Leslie Furcron, a San Diego City College student.
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Perspective: Student faces police brutality

Denise White November 10, 2015

A video of Deputy Ben Fields throwing a black female student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina has recently gone viral. There have been retweets and posts being shared all over social...

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Students gather in MS-451 to participate in the student-led forum Sept. 30. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Students in Power host forum

Miguel Cid October 28, 2014

With tension still high in Ferguson, Mo., City College club Students in Power hosted an open forum to discuss police brutality, the judicial system, the prison system and how the forces operate towards...

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Illustration by Michele Suthers

The Invigilator – No hiding behind the shield

Christopher Handloser March 25, 2014

Joe Public used to be equal with the law in the US. Everyone funded their aptly-named peace officers and in return trusted them to serve by protecting. This symbiosis was legally outlined and happily adhered...

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