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Letter to the editor: Soviet posters showcased skewed views of socialism

Angelica Wallingford April 21, 2015

Dear Editor: The recent exhibit of Soviet posters at our fine art gallery on campus was a celebration of the restoration of capitalism of the former Soviet Union and the policies under the Gorbachev and...

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Letter to the editor: Rely on your words, not graphics

Angelica Wallingford April 21, 2015

Dear Editor: Regarding the debate on emojis. I have a nice solution. Simply do not utilize the damn things. I'm not so old that I am totally out of the loop with current technology and social media, but...

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Week of Service begins April 13

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief April 7, 2015

San Diego City College students will have the opportunity to help give back to the community during the Week of Service starting April 13. The semester-by-semester event, organized by ASG, Inter Club...

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San Diego City College secures $200,000 to boost regional job training

Darian Spencer April 7, 2015

San Diego City College has secured $200,000 in grants to supply students with two programs that will promote workforce readiness in high-demand job areas, according to a March 27 press release issued by...

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City College dancers Dante Finch and Brianna Bellamy perform a traditional Russian waltz in the center of the City Gallery as part of the opening reception for the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Dialogues: Poster Art of the Soviet Union,” on March 13. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Dialogues of the Soviet past: Soviet history and arts exhibit draws art and history lovers out to City Gallery

Torrey Spoerer March 24, 2015

In 1989, the Soviet Union government offered the United States a unique opportunity to view Soviet life through an exhibit of contemporary Soviet posters in a show organized by members of the American...

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ASG Adviser Gail Rodriguez and ASG Senator Breona Harris discuss the upcoming Social Justice Conference on March 20 in the Student Affairs office in room M-200. Photo credit: Angelica Wallingford

ASG election dates extended by a week due to low turnout

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 24, 2015

In an effort to get more students involved with Associated Students Government, Student Affairs extended the election dates for the upcoming election in April. Potential ASG candidates originally had...

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City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 24, 2015

San Diego City College received a gold ranking for Best College/University on the Best of Downtown List 2014, beating out San Diego State University, which placed silver. “Throughout the district...

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Sophomore tennis player David Lin hits the ball during the doubles round against Palomar College on March 17 at the SDCC Tennis Courts. Photo credit: David Pradel

Eiffel state of mind: Sophomore Tennis player David Lin selected to receive 3C4A Achievement Award

David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

Maintain a 4.0 GPA? Check. Overcome obstacles on the tennis courts? Check. Help advocate for the Associated Students Government at San Diego City College? Check. It’s not every day where a student...

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Illustration by Edgar Inda.

Pro: Emoji-nius ways for Apple to insert cultural diversity

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor March 24, 2015

Apple users can now test beta iOS 8.3, which has prompted some raised eyebrows about the 300 new emojis with five new racially diverse skin tones. The company softly introduced these drastic changes...

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Con: Diverse emojis will cause issues for Apple users

Cherelle Roberts March 24, 2015

This spring, Apple will be releasing new, racially diverse emojis. After previewing these new emoticons, I could not help but notice issues that I feel will receive negative feedback. The idea of trying...

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Artist rendering of City College sexual battery suspect. Photo from the San Diego Community College Police Department.

Sketch of sexual battery suspect released

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 24, 2015

An artist’s rendering of the suspect in the March 3 sexual battery incident at San Diego City College was released via safety alert issued by the San Diego Community College District on March 18. The...

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‘Tower of terror?’: San Diego City College students and teachers say they have experienced their own scream ride in MS elevator

Nowell Montejo, Co-Arts & Features Editor March 24, 2015

Picture this: you’re riding an elevator with friends and strangers alike, when all of a sudden, you freefall for what feels like an eternity until the elevator stops. You’re screaming throughout the...

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