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Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

Conference keynote emphasizes community to overcome oppression

Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur spoke as part of the City College's social justice conference
Braydon Griffith, Multimedia Journalist March 26, 2021
As the 6th Annual Social Justice Conference continues, Thursday’s conferences started with keynote speaker, Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur. Shakur is an author, educator and a survivor of the incarceration system, who educates and promotes community to fight the oppressive behaviors in present-day America. 
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Devan Watson at VAMP

City College students’ stories an act of social justice at VAMP

Seven selected to read and perform original works
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist March 25, 2021
Seven San Diego City College students were chosen from a pool of 50 to perform original written works that were part of Visual Audio Monologue Performance, also known as VAMP.
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Dignity to Dream

Dignity to Dream: 6th Annual Social Justice Conference kicks off with poetry

Willie Perdomo, author and poet, was the first keynote speaker
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 25, 2021
“My history professor has a bad habit of looking at me when discussing slavery,” Willie Perdomo read aloud from one of his poems. “Professor, why do you keep looking at me, when discussing slavery?”
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Superintendent Cindy Marten and Chancellor Constance Carroll

SDCCD and San Diego Unified School District outlined future goals in a joint meeting

Last appearance for Chancellor Constance Carroll and Superintendent Cindy Marten in a joint district meeting
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor March 25, 2021
The San Diego Community College District and San Diego Unified School District governing boards’ held their annual joint meeting on March 16.
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News Radio Midday

RADIO: ASG student forum to be held tomorrow

The virtual event is the first of two scheduled election forums
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2021
San Diego City College’s Associated Student Government will hold the first of two student forums relating to the upcoming student election tomorrow morning.
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Crash under B Street bridge

VIDEO: Three victims identified in car crash under City College bridge

Local authorities are still searching for the families of two of the three men
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
Three unsheltered men killed earlier this week in a car crash near San Diego City College have been identified.
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Student studying

City College Student Affairs offers study breaks

EOPS deadline coming and telemedicine appointments available
Candise Berry and Braydon Griffith March 18, 2021
The San Diego City College Office of Student Affairs will continue hosting a series of virtual study break activities through May on Zoom.
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RADIO: City College to host social justice conference

Two-day event will highlight work of local homeless outreach organization
Joel Garcia, Multimedia Journalist March 17, 2021
San Diego City College will host the 6th Annual Social Justice and Education Conference on March 24-25.
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Jesus Lopez

VIDEO: Calorie-filled asparagus soup from Hunger Action Day at City College

Are you up for the #citycookingchallenge? Share you best dish on social media
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 16, 2021
Cold rainy weather didn't stop Hunger Action Day at San Diego City College on March 15. Find inspiration to make your own soup recipe for the #CityCookingChallenge.
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Kavin Faulconer, Monica Montgomery, Carlos Cortez (from left)

BREAKING: SDCCD selects Carlos Turner Cortez as new chancellor

The president of Continuing Education replaces Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021
The San Diego Community College District has selected Carlos Turner Cortez to replace Chancellor Constance Carroll, who is retiring after 17 years.
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Car accident at City College

BREAKING: 3 dead after crash underneath City College’s B Street bridge

Nine pedestrians hit on sidewalk when car left road
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021
Three pedestrians died and at least 6 were injured when they were struck by a vehicle that drove onto the sidewalk under the B Street bridge in the center of the San Diego City College campus Monday morning. 
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Gavin Newsom

VIDEO: Gavin Newsom delivers State of the State amid recall effort

Next deadline in push to oust governor comes on Wednesday
Jillian Fortner, Multimedia Journalist March 12, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom delivered the State of the State Address at an empty Dodger Stadium Tuesday, focusing on uniting California a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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