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Freshman outside hitter Lucas Timm goes up to hit the ball against Palomar College freshman David McGuire during the third set of the match on March 13 at the Harry West Gym, where the Knights lost 3-1 against the Comets. Photo credit: David Pradel

Knights lose battle against Comets

On the court, errors strike men’s volleyball team in loss against conference foe Palomar College
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 24, 2015

A total of 44 kills, 60 digs and 40 assists — but it wasn’t enough for the Knights volleyball team as they were defeated at home by the Palomar College Comets, 3-1 on March 13. “(The loss) was...

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“Fifty Shades of Grey,” Official movie poster.

‘Fifty Shades’ casts gray area on relationships

Jennifer Manalili, Editor in Chief March 15, 2015

Women grow up being told that they cannot love or yearn for sex in the same way men can, but the success of “Fifty Shades of Grey” has helped change that conversation. It’s opened a door to discuss...

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Everybody plays: A look at video games’ most outspoken critic, why her arguments for change of gender tropes are misguided

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 15, 2015

To advocate for an issue that you're passionate about is admirable, however, to demonize an entire group of people in the name of the issue your advocating for is completely and utterly wrong. Take...

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Assistant Teacher, Veronica Ruelas makes sure the children at the Child Development Center at San Diego City College are playing safe. Ruelas has been working at the center for almost four years after graduating in 2011 with an associates degree in Child Development. Photo credit: David Pradel

A Helping hand: Multifaceted Child Development Center provides learning experience for student-parents and children

Holly Bridges March 14, 2015

The San Diego City College Child Development Center serves many purposes. The on-campus childcare center serves students, student-parents and children. It features a playground for playing, a classroom...

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Broadcasters should stick to news and not storytelling

Phoenix Webb March 11, 2015

The public looks to journalists to report the news. Journalists, especially news broadcasters, are taken seriously. What is reported is accepted as truth and when a journalist is discovered to have created...

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Rancid lead guitarist Lars Frederiksen performing at House of Blues Las Vegas on July 2013. Photo by Tyler Newton.

SoundBreak: Punk’s not dead: A look at some of punk rock’s best albums, artists and eras

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief March 11, 2015

Rising from the ashes of the rebelliousness of the early ‘70s, punk rock became more than just some run-of-the-mill musical genre “that the kids were into." It became a movement. The punk ethos...

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Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was organized by Ian Duckles on behalf of Associated...

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Mixed Martial Arts Club founders Roman Sanchez and Samuel Castorena work punching combination drills during a kickboxing class in the P building. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Pulling all the punches: Students get on the mat and exchange blows for new MMA club on campus

Cherelle Roberts March 10, 2015

For the past four weeks, sophomore Samuel Castorena and senior Roman Sanchez have had one goal in mind—to start an MMA fight club at San Diego City College, which they hope will eventually lead to the...

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During the first half of the second round of the CCCAA Southern Regional Playoffs, freshman Marcus Brumsey goes up to get two points in the paint against West L.A. on Feb. 27 in the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

Basketball wraps in disappointment

Men's basketball team suffers loss in the playoff stage against West L.A.
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 10, 2015

With eight seconds ticking down on the clock, Knights sophomore guard Chris Burton goes up from three-point territory for a chance to tie the game at 74 against West Los Angeles College; the final seconds...

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It’s all according to plan

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

“Got an ed plan?” was a question seen on campus at the beginning of this semester in the form of pins, pens, pamphlets, on the school website and on banners. It was a campaign designed to make San...

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Editorial: Security in question

Richard Lomibao, Opinion Editor March 10, 2015

Safety on campus continues to be troublesome. On March 3, a student was reported victim to a sexual battery incident behind a dumpster on the west side of the Learning Resource Center, which occurred...

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During the last round of the home opening match, sophomore Cassandra Ka serves the birdie over the net against Grossmont College on March 4 in the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

The dynasty continues

Women's badminton team defeats Grossmont College in home opener, 21-0
David Pradel, Sports Editor March 10, 2015

The women’s badminton team picked up where they left off last season by capturing their 23rd consecutive Pacific Coast Athletic Conference victory by defeating Grossmont College 21-0 on March 4. “We...

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