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City College homeless shelter worker copes with new reality

Cyanne Knight

Chris LeFall, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With travel bans in place and all public gatherings canceled, the San Diego Convention Center is being used to house the unsheltered. City College social work student Cyanne Knight is at ground zero during the transitioning of the homeless population.

Surrounded by protesters and campaign supporters from the San Diego Socialist Campaign, Sandra Galindo (center) speaks at a renters rights rally on Sept. 21 in City Heights.    Official Facebook photo

Galindo fights for City Heights

December 8, 2015

Sandra Galindo is fired up, and taking her issues straight to the top. Galindo, the bilingual mother of three daughters, is a product of the academia...

Editorial: Making spare time for activism

Angelica Wallingford

September 16, 2014

It’s a scene all too familiar for a City College student. Rushing from the trolley station or one of the parking garages to get to class when a person, clipboard in hand, asks them to sign a petition to get some initiative on the ballot for an upcoming election. Whether you like it or not, these signature gatherers are just another cog in the democratic process machine...

The day was marked by powerful signs and bullhorn chants in conjunction with a well-organized flag precession down Park Blvd, ending at Chicano Park in Barrio Logan.  The messages of the day hit hard, calling out perceived uneven economnic polices and egregious deportation laws, and rights for all workers from Latinos and African Americans to the elderly and queer groups. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Voices demand workers’ rights (with gallery)

May 20, 2014

On May 1, students and San Diego area activists gathered to celebrate “May Day” also known as International Worker’s Day. Unrecognized by the US...

Kevin Faulconer, official Facebook image

Kevin Faulconer victorious in San Diego’s special mayoral election

February 12, 2014

With 86 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Kevin Faulconer is leading Democrat David Alvarez 55 percent to 44 percent, and is projected to be th...

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