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A San Diego police officer clashes with a young man during a march Nov. 16 through downtown streets to protest the election of Donald Trump as president.

Students walk out to protest Trump

Shaylyn Martos November 17, 2016

Students from San Diego City College and two nearby high schools walked out of their classes for the first time since 2014, marching through the streets of downtown San Diego in solidarity against President-Elect...

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Agonizing choice: attend top college?

Antonio Marquez May 11, 2016

The two hours I took to to click the "decline" button felt like an eternity of misery and tears. Since I was a kid, I always wanted to go to a university. And San Diego State University became my dream...

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2014 Boston Marathon winner,  Meb Keflezighi tells the story of when he first started running in junior high on May 7 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

The first mile of marathon Meb

Franchesca Walker and David Pradel May 12, 2015

“One day I saw people running, and thought why are those people running? They’re crazy. They’re not chasing anything (like in) soccer. … That was the first time I was introduced to running.” As...

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Attendees of San Diego City College’s 2nd Annual Community Open House participate in a kickboxing class on the AH/BT quad on April 15. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Prospective students gather for open house

Laura Sanchez, Associate Editor April 21, 2015

City College opened its doors to the community April 16 for the 2nd Annual Community Open House. Organizations, programs and businesses such as Fantastique and the Food Pantry set tables around campus,...

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Curran Plaza: Then and Now (photo illustration). Photo credit: Troy Orem

City’s First Century: 100 Years of Students, Education and Construction

1914: San Diego Junior College, which would later become known as San Diego City College, was founded with 35 students and four instructors. It was the first community college in San Diego and the fifth...

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