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Sophomore shortstop Katie Dowdy hits the ball during the sixth inning of the home game against Mt. San Jacinto College on April 10, where the Knights lost 4-1. Photo credit: David Pradel

Crackle of the bats

Knights softball team struggles as season winds down
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

As cars drive by with their roaring engines past the Betty Hock Softball Field, the Knights softball team would be the car with engine problems. In this case, with a 9-24 overall record and a 3-14 conference...

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Chor Boogie works on his latest installment “Bloom Bash” for the San Diego Museum of Art. He repeatedly spray paints a blend of floral colors onto several large canvases on April 7. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Creating art through the spray can

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

Artist Chor Boogie is no stranger to color. If you’re familiar with his art, you can identify the wide spectrum of colors that come together on his murals which have been seen across the globe. From...

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Late City College professor Hoat Le. Courtesy photo.

Math professor Hoat Le leaves behind nursing scholarships

Holly Bridges April 21, 2015

City College lost one of its longtime math teachers last month. Professor Hoat Le died March 24, leaving behind his wife, Sandra Lew, and his teenage daughter, Minh-Tam Le, and a whole lot of students...

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An everything bagel with plain shmear and a large Café Moto Fillip Rally coffee is one of the many choices at Brooklyn Bagel & Bialy. Photo credit: Phoenix Webb

Student Eats: New York bagels, San Diego style

Phoenix Webb April 21, 2015

Bagels bought from grocery stores and national chain shops typically taste like baked bread. If the bagels have toppings, then they taste like flavored bread. Add plain or flavored cream cheese and it...

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Invisible boyfriends and girlfriends can send patrons up to 100 text messages, 10 voicemails and a handwritten note with the $24.99 plan. City Times illustration Photo credit: Laura Sanchez

$25 a month for love that felt like a toy

Laura Sanchez, Associate Editor April 21, 2015

Let’s rewind to the annual love craze holiday. The month in which heart-shaped boxes flood every shopping center, only to be reminded that you have no one to celebrate this commercial insanity with....

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Invisible Partner Inc. might be the future of online dating

Torrey Spoerer April 21, 2015

Typically, the modern-day dating options for a gay man with limited time and a phone have often been soul-mate-seeking websites such as OkCupid, or no-strings-attached messaging apps such as Grindr, Scruff...

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In Yeezus we trust

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

The hype centered around the musician turned designer Kanye West is endless as new stories develop about him within the hour. There's news coverage about his every move and what he says, specifically about...

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Editorial: The costs of going to school

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor April 21, 2015

There’s a great pressure for young adults to attend college and pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher. Oftentimes, one may be looked down upon for not working toward a degree and stereotyped as not...

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Freshman outside hitter Kyle Taylor goes up to send his hard-hitting kill during the fourth set against the Grossmont College defense on April 10 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Air and tear

Knights men's volleyball team suffers final defeat of the season against conference rival Grossmont College
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

With a 21-20 lead in the fourth set, the San Diego City College men’s volleyball team couldn’t extend the match to a fifth set against Grossmont College as they went on a 5-0 run to seal the 3-1 victory...

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Sophomore outfielder Ray Jones (#12) attempts to steal second base during a home game against Imperial Valley College on April 16, where the Knights won 7-6. Photo credit: David Pradel

Diamond disaster

Unexpected seasonal slump hits Knights baseball team
David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

“The game of baseball is unpredictable — there are seasons where you are great, seasons where you are bad and some in between. We just happened to hit a rough spot this season,” said freshman pitcher...

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Spitting up teeth: Born here in the City

Mark Elliott April 21, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series on City Boxing. As mentioned in a previous installment of this column, San Diego wasn’t always a place where gyms were around nearly...

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Tennis Knights qualify for SoCal Regionals

David Pradel, Sports Editor April 21, 2015

As the Knights tennis season winds down, both the men’s and women’s tennis teams were able to continue their season by having players qualify for the Southern California Regional Tournament after competing...

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