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Supreme Court Following Facade Restoration

State, district chancellors respond to DACA decision

The Supreme Court of the United States blocked an attempt to repeal DACA
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 18, 2020
The Supreme Court blocked the attempt by the administration of President Donald Trump to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on July 18.
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India Marsh’s 7-year-old daughter does her second-grade her homework online due to distance learning. India Marsh photo

City College students with children juggle school work, motherhood

Single moms get creative to keep their kids entertained
Sophia Traylor, Staff Writer June 9, 2020
As the spring semester at San Diego City College came to a close, Tanisha Taylor and India Marsh found creative ways to pair being a single parent with juggling classes. 
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Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

San Diego protests, from the perspective of former ASG president Oscar Rendon
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor June 4, 2020
National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.
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REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

The documentary showcases the victim of a broken social justice system
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer June 3, 2020
Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.
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The California Community College state chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley shared a video statement on social media on June 1.

Community college officials share statements in support of black community

State chancellor and local officials posted on social media
Vicky Pineda, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2020
The state community college chancellor, as well as officials from the San Diego Community College District and City College, have shared public statements in solidarity against police brutality and racial injustice against the black community.
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Geisel Library, UC San Diego

City College EOPS advises students on transferring

The online forum included representatives from UC San Diego
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer May 28, 2020
City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.
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Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

Online classes have perks and disadvantages, but the quick transition to remote learning has been a struggle for some faculty
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 27, 2020
The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition.
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Denise Whisenhunt on the Instructional Town Hall

Federal aid, Wi-Fi lot and fall plans covered in City College town hall

City College students will be contacted with information on how to apply for federal aid
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer May 8, 2020
Campus administrators covered topics including Wi-Fi lots coming to City College, the student services transition to online and the fall semester in a virtual town hall on May 7.
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San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor May 5, 2020
The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Paula Quinonez, Ballet Folklorico, J&R Photography

A Folklorico dancer copes with the new way of life

Paula Quinonez explains her experience while in quarantine
Gabriel Schneider, Staff Writer April 9, 2020
Prior to the quarantine, Paula Quinonez would practice with her Ballet Folklorico troupe twice a week. Now the group meets weekly on a Zoom call to talk and dance.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD incumbents move forward toward general election

Incumbents took the lead in their respective district primary elections
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor April 8, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees’ primary election results are in, with two current incumbents, alongside two new candidates, holding a position in the November elections.
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Student on computer

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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