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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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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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City College students gather in front of MS building.

Kavanaugh confirmed, campus protest continues

Students shared sexual assault experiences and protested the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Brian Mohler , Arts and Entertainment Editor October 16, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh may be confirmed to the Supreme Court, but several student organizations still spoke out against the Associate Justice, Trump and an unpopular system that they believe oppresses women, workers, minorities, and immigrants. 
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VIDEO: Protest at border

February 4, 2017

SAN YSIDRO -- A few dozen protesters converged near the port of entry on the evening of Feb. 3 to denounce President Trump's plan to build a wall along the 2,000-mile border with Mexico. Thousands of...

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San Diego City College M.E.Ch.A. members and other protesters hold signs during the “Ban the border wall” protest on Feb. 3.

Protesters demand ‘No wall!’

February 4, 2017

By Elizabeth Comparán SAN YSIDRO -- For the first time since President's Trump inauguration, dozens of people flocked to the border to protest the wall he’s ordered built to divide the United States...

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Protesters defy rain to denounce inauguration of Trump

Shaylyn Martos January 20, 2017

Through heavy wind and rain, human rights activists and students participated in several demonstrations through downtown San Diego on Friday to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Representatives...

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Student injured in arrest

Mike Madriaga December 3, 2016

The cement is his bed. The staircase an umbrella. The double-paned glass a mirror to check his dreadlocks when the street lights are activated, which also illuminate his handwritten Peace 101 notes. He...

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Alumnus alleges police abuse, stops traffic on C Street

Mike Madriaga November 21, 2016

San Diego police blocked a key street through City College for more than an hour around midday Nov. 16, while an African American alumnus lay on the ground accusing officers of roughly removing him from...

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A San Diego police officer clashes with a young man during a march Nov. 16 through downtown streets to protest the election of Donald Trump as president.

Students walk out to protest Trump

Shaylyn Martos November 17, 2016

Students from San Diego City College and two nearby high schools walked out of their classes for the first time since 2014, marching through the streets of downtown San Diego in solidarity against President-Elect...

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