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Proposition 22

OPINION: Prop 22 justifies app-based drivers employment status

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor November 2, 2020
Proposition 22 would classify app-based drivers as “independent contractors” instead of “employees” while offering certain compensation as a replacement if the driver meets certain criteria.
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Proposition 23

OPINION: Prop 23 improves safety, accountability in dialysis clinics

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 30, 2020
Proposition 23 improves safety and accountability in dialysis clinics. A yes vote requires a doctor to be on site during all treatment hours.
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Ellen Ochoa in space

City College SUBIR hosts a virtual event about women in STEM

Virtual event hosted by SUBIR, SACNAS engaged students in discussion about Chicanx and Latinx womxn in STEM
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer October 22, 2020
STEM fields contribute to some of the most exciting and cutting-edge advancements humankind has ever seen. But they also lack diversity.
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Undocumented Student Action Week

Undocumented Student Action Week continues at City College

Undocumented Student Week of Action continues through Friday
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 21, 2020
San Diego City, Mesa, Miramar colleges and Continuing Education campuses have collaborated for a week of virtual events and activities for Undocumented Student Action Week.
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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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Bonnie Ann Dowd

SDCCD announced financial contingency plan to kick in next year

Plans to take short-term loans against future state funding
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
With little hope of another round of federal pandemic relief coming, the San Diego Community College District needs to seek out new ways to cover daily expenses.
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Rock the vote

City College wants you to rock the vote

Rock the Vote, City College want to educate students
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 13, 2020
With the election coming up, this week's Rock the Vote Forum helps voters by educating them on what’s on the ballot.
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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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ActionHungerDay-8266

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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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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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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