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Birria's, Chivos & Cheves

Restaurant owner taps his network for help to survive pandemic

Owner of Birrias, Chivos & Cheves struggled to keep the doors open
Susana Serrano, Multimedia Journalist June 23, 2021
In a small shopping center where Highland Avenue connects with 24th street in National City, a Mexican restaurant called Birrias, Chivos & Cheves stands between a pizzeria and a nail salon.
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Ana Rozo, the owner of Family Decals

Family-owned advertising and marketing business finds ways to survive during the pandemic

Family Decals in National City transitioned to its garage to continue filling customer orders
Gabriel Schneider, Multimedia Journalist June 23, 2021
Family Decals is located in National City inside a Price Breakers outlet located where Highland Avenue and Plaza Boulevard meet.
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Bethany McKee

City College alumna uses skills to tell stories during the pandemic

Shooting and editing video helped Bethany McKee to explore new projects
Kathy Archibald, Contributor June 11, 2021
McKee uncovered skills during her time at City College in 2018 that have come in especially handy during the pandemic and a cross-country move.
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Archana Verma

City College alumna takes graphic design program to new level (with video)

Archana Verma's submission earns international ranking
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist June 9, 2021
Every year, graphic design students from around the globe are asked to design a magazine for a major international competition. City College alumna Archana Verma chose to create a science magazine because the subject is integral to everyday life.
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Vel the Wonder

REVIEW: Music video featuring Vel the Wonder has City College ties

Director Nahla Valdez in a San Diego City College alum
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist June 7, 2021
The music video for the song, "Got Me Like Me" is different from any other video I have ever seen before.
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MAGAZINE: 6th Annual Festival of New Plays goes digital

The 6th Annual Festival of New Plays was recorded by City Times Media for online streaming
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor June 3, 2021
Students and staff of San Diego City College spent weeks putting together eight plays, five of which were recorded by the City Times Media Team in the on-campus TV studio production.
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PODCAST: Looking back at the best of Sex and Sexuality podcast

PODCAST: Looking back at the best of Sex and Sexuality podcast

The seven-episode podcast is available online
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager June 3, 2021
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor of the City Times has been speaking with counseling interns at San Diego City College, Tristan Hartley and Laurel Marks. 
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Kiyara Long, Women’s Tennis

City College scholar-athletes score in the classroom

75 student-athletes had a 3.0 or better GPA in the fall
Vicky Pineda, Operations Manager June 2, 2021
Despite more than a year with COVID-19 and San Diego City College being closed, student-athletes excelled in their classrooms. 
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San Diego City College student Gary Tallaksen

PODCAST: City College Theatre student discusses how courses were affected by the pandemic

Spring 2020 production of "Urinetown" was postponed
Michelle Botello, Multimedia Journalist June 2, 2021
San Diego City College student Gary Tallaksen discusses the changes in the classes and the production of theatre classes.
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Lorenzo Brooks Graduation Photo

A new outlook on life for City College graduate Lorenzo Brooks

The EOPS graduate is headed to a bright future
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
Sociology major Lorenzo Brooks is one of the many students here at San Diego City College who is graduating this Spring 2021 semester.
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Landing on Our Feet

REVIEW: City College dance ends the year back on their feet

Landing on Our Feet is a five-part virtual dance performance online through Saturday
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 27, 2021
City College’s dance faculty presents “Landing on Our Feet,” a five-part virtual dance performance on Vimeo through Saturday.
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Devin Doane takes photo of Destini Gray

City College student news organization releases commencement print edition

Latest issue of City Times passed out to students at drive-thru graduation event on May 21
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist May 21, 2021
As the spring 2021 graduates prepare for their upcoming ceremonies, City Times released its special commencement print edition, which focused on the San Diego City College campus and the graduating class.
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