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City College athletes take kids on shopping spree

Mike Madriaga

December 18, 2015

Walter Robles, a young boy, haphazardly loaded the bright orange Nerf gun into the shopping-cart, then dashed off to the next aisle and grabbed a toy car from the "Fast and the Furious" movie line. Walter was approximately $50 shy, and had half an hour to make up his mind. Many other kids present, shared the same dilemma. The Shop with a Jock shopping spree program...

Longtime San Diego City College dance instructor Ruby Wilson sitting in Gorton Quad on Nov. 6. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Innovative instructor to retire

November 12, 2015

Imagine you’re living in the 1980s and you see Michael Jackson moon walking and doing other innovative dance moves in a music video on MTV. Fascinated...

Spring Classes risk getting ax

Paola Garcia, Life & Arts Editor

December 9, 2014

San Diego City College has seen better times. While new buildings rise left and right and state-of-the-art gadgets fill the new spaces, the reality is that these new spaces are lacking a vital component: students. Numbers point to a decline in enrollment in the past few years. In the past four years, the college is looking at a 7 percent drop during spring semesters and...

Athletic department faces probation for violating eligibility requirements

Amber Henry

August 26, 2014

City's Athletic Department along with the volleyball program will be placed on one-year probation and required to forfeit games, due to findings that three student athletes were in violation of their eligibility requirements to be a full time student, in good academic standing. In April, City responded to the allegations reported to the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference and ...

City College President Anthony Beebe speaks with cosmetology instructor Patricia Grooms-Jones  at  an Aug. 4 mixer introducing Beebe to faculty and staff. Photo credit: Troy Orem

A new vision for City College

August 26, 2014

New City College President Anthony Beebe held his first convocation for faculty, staff and administrators Aug. 14 at the Saville Theatre. The convocation...

Kathy McGinnis is back, on administrative duties

Kathy McGinnis is back on campus on administrative duties and City College is waiting for a report from the PCAC on a volleyball eligibility violation.  (Courtesy photo)

Christopher Handloser

May 1, 2014

The Dean of Athletics, Kathy McGinnis, has been temporarily reassigned to administrative duties pending an investigation into a violation of eligibility...

Dean of Health, Exercise Science and Athletics Kathy McGinnis at her office in 2013. Photo credit: Mary Watson

Athletic director temporarily off the job

April 17, 2014

(Story updated as of April 23) City College Dean of Instruction Randy Barnes is temporarily leading the City College Athletic Department as of Wednesday, Ap...

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