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Laurie Ann Guerrero, Texas Poet Laureatte, reads Atlas, a poem from a current project entitled Redwork, in which each poem is also represented as an embroidery piece done in the redwork style. Zoom screenshots

Former Texas poet laureate turns ancestral knowledge into art

Laurie Ann Guerrero passionately tells her stories, and those of her ancestors, through words and other mediums
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 12, 2021
For Laurie Ann Guerrero, former Texas poet laureate and current writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University San Antonio, writing is like breathing.
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SDSU Manchester Hall

VIDEO: SDSU, UCSD to resume on-campus learning in fall

The universities are the top transfer destinations for students from San Diego City College
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist April 9, 2021
In an email to students, SDSU announced that it planned to operate at near-full capacity, while UCSD said it expected 90% of students and 85% of on-site faculty to be on campus.
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CITY TIMES SOUND: SDCCD Board of Trustees to review college police review task force report

UCSD students are also part of a nationwide COVID-19 study
Alex Catano, Multimedia Journalist April 5, 2021
We are back from spring break with your news. In today’s episode, a new report addresses some possible recommendations for policing at San Diego City College and in the San Diego Community College District.
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Carlos Turner Cortez

SDCCD’s chancellor-elect draws inspiration from the views of his guru

Carlos Turner Cortez speaks in first interview after being appointed chancellor-elect
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021
Carlos Turner Cortez won the vote to become San Diego Community College’s new chancellor yesterday, in the Board of Trustees meeting. 
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SDCCD Board of Trustees chose Carlos Turner Cortez as the new chancellor during a Zoom meeting.

VIDEO: SDCCD Board of Trustees appoints new chancellor, updates pandemic plan

Meeting was held virtually to cover business of the district
Laura Montano and Christopher Tapanes March 26, 2021
The San Diego Community College District held its board meeting virtually via YouTube on March 25 at 4 p.m. The meeting highlighted the district’s updated COVID-19 action plan and the selection of the new SDCCD chancellor, Carlos Turner Cortez.
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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

CITY TIMES SOUND: 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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AAPI supporter holding sign

VIDEO: SDCCD chancellor stands with AAPI community after violence in Georgia

The response comes after a recent series of mass shootings primarily targeting Asian-Americans
Ayo Elise, Multimedia Journalist March 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll issued a statement in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community after a series of mass shootings in the Atlanta area.
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CITY TIMES SOUND: 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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City College Child Learning Center

Construction on new City College Child Development Center wraps up

Center is providing remote services while the campus remains closed
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist March 15, 2021
While the San Diego City College campus has been closed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction workers have been making continued progress on the new Child Development Center.
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