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7 tips for online class success

With classes going remote, staying on track has been more challenging than ever
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 7, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Elisabeth Vermeulen gives you tips to thrive in our new reality.
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Lisa Chaddock in her garden

Geography professor brings comfort to students despite campus closure

With classes transitioning online on short notice, geography professor Lisa Chaddock makes the best out of the situation
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer April 3, 2020
Lisa Chaddock has been teaching physical geography at San Diego City College for 14 years. Throughout all her years of teaching, she has never experienced an outbreak such as COVID-19.
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LIVE UPDATES: The latest from City College amid COVID-19 concerns

City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community.
City Times staff writers report on the latest developments affecting campus and the surrounding community
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Ludovica Fadini

Italian student at City College sees life change ‘drastically’ here, at home

As a foreign exchange student, Ludovica Fadini is not allowed to travel home to Italy
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer March 31, 2020
There have been nearly 102,000 positive cases in Italy, and 11,591 deaths due to the coronavirus, as of March 30. And Ludovica Fadini, a foreign exchange student at San Diego City College from Milan, is helpless to do anything.
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Books in front of a closed door

8 books to (spring) break away from quarantine

As quarantine continues for City College students, reading can be a great escape
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 30, 2020
In this edition of News You Can Use, managing editor Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle shares her favorite books to read over spring break at home.
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City College president hosts virtual town hall to address COVID-19

The president joined students, staff to talk about current actions by San Diego City College
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 18, 2020
Following social distance while still trying to keep students informed, San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz hosted a virtual town hall to address issues regarding COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 18.
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VIDEO: City College students discuss campus closures amid Coronavirus

What are your thoughts about classes going online? Email [email protected] or comment below
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer March 17, 2020
As City College hosted info sessions about the upcoming closures of campus and conversion of face-to-face classes to fully online amid concerns about the Coronavirus, students on campus shared their thoughts and concerns.
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San Diego City College sign on corner of 16th and C st.

City College, SDCCD campuses to close due to COVID-19 concerns

Campuses will be closed to students and faculty March 16-20 at San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar campuses
Marlena Harvey, Staff Writer March 13, 2020
Current COVID-19 safety precautions have caused the San Diego Community College District to close the week of March 16-20, campus administrators and the district chancellor, Constance Carroll, announced tonight.
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Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

The event with Brother Yusef Miller was for Muslims, non-Muslims to connect
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Valerie Vizcarra March 10, 2020
The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.
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REVIEW: Sonic: The Hedgehog dominates

The popular game was adapted to a movie with Ben Schwartz and Jim Carrey
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writter March 9, 2020
I've just recently seen "Sonic: The Hedgehog" and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. In most situations, game-based movie adaptations are unsuccessful in the box office and fall flat with the audience.
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Silver can burned down with windows shattered in the SDCC parking lot.

BREAKING: Car fire in the V building parking structure leads to evacuation

Students were evacuated, parking structure remains on lockdown
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Jesse Altilio March 3, 2020
“The car was completely demolished, and we did find the registered owner and she indicated that there were some mechanical, maybe electrical, problems coming into school, and the fire department had the same assessment,” Chief Joseph Ramos said, “so they’ll (probably find it was an) electrical fire.”
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

Two of the current board members are running against two new candidates
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 2, 2020
Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.
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