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600 athletes from community colleges across Southern California held a practice run at Tecolote Shores North at Mission Bay Park on
Sept. 19 in preparation for the Southern California Championship meet. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Cross country teams test the course

September 30, 2015

Tecolote Shores Cross Country SoCal Preview.Men and women cross country athletes from Southern California community colleges met on Sept. 19 at Tecolo...

San Diego City College student Zaphire Alonso lays in her hospital bed at UCSD Medical Center on Sept. 9 after transferring from Hospital General de Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico, after an Aug. 16 motorcycle accident. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

‘Bring Zaphire home’

September 29, 2015

“… We were going fast through the Carretera Tulum, then the motorcycle started moving around and that is when we flew (off),” explained Zaphire Alonso,...

Classes seeing static in RTVF department

Phoenix Webb

September 29, 2015

Amid this semester's cancellation of classes, Communications Chair Laura Castañeda described what happened in her department as more than just cuts."We understand the district's logic that they would cancel a class that only had two or three students enrolled in it, it's just not feasible, you know, to have a class like that," Castañeda said in an interview. "So ...

A San Diego City College student walks into the counseling center, located in A-110, on Sept. 24. The counseling center offers to help students achieve their educational needs to help them prepare for graduation and transferring to a four-year university. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

The right Ed Plan to guide your future

September 29, 2015

The semester has just begun at San Diego City College and classes are well underway. The counseling office and several programs on campus are flooding wi...

Vikings outshine Knights

Knight freshman midfielder Annalais Oswald gets controls of the ball cutting vikings' Viking freshman forward Savannah Christensen's kickback. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Celia Jimenez

September 29, 2015

Knights and the Long Beach Vikings come out last after losing their previous games 2-1 and 4-0 respectively, but this time in an intense fight the Vikings ou...

‘Squidtoons’ makes a splash at City College

Heder Casas

September 28, 2015

Living surrounded by the beach and aquatic parks and not knowing anything about it? There's no better way to learn more about the ocean, how it works and everything that lives on it that by someone who lives, breathes and loves the ocean like anyone else. Growing up influenced by comics through his childhood, Tsz Fung Kwan, better known as Garfield Kwan, started drawing and ma...

New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas,...

Student Eats: S&M inspires diners’ carnivorous dreams

S&M’s deviled eggs may look like typical picnic fare, but the wasabi aioli and the spicy-sweet combination of honey Sriracha bacon make this appetizer stand out from the pack. Photo credit: Lauren J. Mapp

Lauren J. Mapp

September 28, 2015

Sometimes people like to play it safe with sweet vanilla delights, and other times they prefer to spice it up with some S&M. Get your mind out of th...

San Diego alternative three-piece the Shady Francos play for a crowd during a 2014 concert.    Photo by Otis, official Facebook photo.

Album Review: Local band Shady Francos introduce ‘Gabe’

September 28, 2015

From time to time, certain bands come and generate so much hype and excitement that it’s hard for music fans to not get caught up in it. Such is...

A new business pathway

Katherine Salindayao-White

September 28, 2015

Students who want to pursue a job in office work can now earn a Business Information Worker (BIW) certificate in two semesters that provides extensive office skills for enrolled students. Starting next semester all required classes will be offered at San Diego City College. Every class is an eight week period split into two semesters. This certificate is offered through the Comp...

Study Hours: International student 101

Justine Schulz

September 28, 2015

In June 2013, after a long process of trying to get my paperwork together, the mailman finally arrived with my student visa. I was one step closer. By Aug. 1, I basically had my life packed in a suitcase and a duffel bag. Flying 7,000 miles away from the Philippines by myself gave me a lot of time to process this big move. I wasn’t entering unknown territory, but the thought...

Realms of homelessness brought to light

Destiny Ortiz

September 28, 2015

Downtown San Diego is surrounded by skyscrapers that do exactly that. They scrape the sky. When you look a little lower, you’ll find people who are walked around and stepped over. It’s the people who are forced to live in the streets.The very first client that Director of Tenant Services Mark Stevenson ever had was a man in his 30s who looked to be in his late ...

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