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Trump Biden Town Hall Ratings

VIDEO: Trump, Biden appear in competing town halls

The events were covered in this week’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast
Christina Painton, Executive Producer, Newscene October 16, 2020
Donald Trump and Joe Biden dueled it out in competing town hall meetings Thursday night.  
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Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

Replaces housing act that dates back to 1995
Rachel de la Torre and Gabriel Schneider October 16, 2020
Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.
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Proposition 14

Proposition 14: Stem cell research bonds

New bonds would continue to fund an existing institute
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
California is voting on selling $5.5 billion in new bonds to continue funding grants for research and development of stem cell treatments.
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COVID-19 barriers

San Diego Latino communities face systemic barriers to COVID-19 testing

Barriers prevent Latinos from undergoing COVID-19 testing
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 12, 2020
Serious and systemic barriers are preventing Latino communities from undergoing COVID-19 testing and engaging in contact tracing programs in San Diego County, according to a report released by The Chicano Federation on Sept. 28.
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BLOG: Free, affordable resources for City College students in need

Here is a list of resources for students at City College
Lucas Barreto and Tyler Perches October 8, 2020
San Diego Community College held a Hunger Action Day in partnership with San Diego Food Bank on Tuesday, Oct. 6. If you require assistance but missed the day, resources are available to you.
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City College SEEDS surviving the pandemic

Receive four weekly bags of produce
Marlena Harvey, News Editor October 7, 2020
The SEEDS program at the Urban City Farm had supplied in-person learning for students of the City College agricultural program until it was closed to outside volunteers last March. 
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SDBF

Free food for City students

They are also accepting walk-ups, no one will be turned away
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer October 6, 2020
Partnering with the San Diego Food Bank, City College will be presenting this month’s “Hunger Action Day” and distributing fresh fruits, vegetables or canned goods to any affiliate in need. 
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City College LRC

Library books can now be returned to City College

Books must be returned by Thursday, Oct.15
Paris Hickson, Staff Writer October 5, 2020
Any books rented from the San Diego City College library before the COVID-19 pandemic can now be returned to City College.
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NASA offers program for community college students in the winter

NASA offers program for community college students in the winter

Program is designed for STEM majors
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer October 1, 2020
The NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for a five-week online course geared toward STEM majors.
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Child at computer

6 tips and resources for parenting students during the COVID-19 pandemic

With classes still fully remote, many college students also home schooling children
Ekaterina Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 30, 2020
In the latest News You Can Use, staff writer Ekaterina Pechenkina shares tips for student-parents' lives much harder right now.
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City College is offering scholarships opportunities for Latinx students

A Latinx/Hispanic 
scholarship event is set for Tuesday, Sept. 29
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer September 28, 2020
With college enrollment rising with Latinx students, opportunities to earn scholarships are also increasing.
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CARES Act

Deadline nears for pandemic aid for City College students

Students can receive an additional $300-400 dollars if they apply by tonight
Brandon Manus, Staff Writer September 28, 2020
San Diego City College is now offering financial aid through the coronavirus relief bill. The deadline to apply is tonight.
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