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MAGAZINE: Chicano Park leaders fight for its heritage

City College students in 1970 helped shape the Chicano movement
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2021
Josie Talamantez remembers sitting in a Chicano Studies class at San Diego City College in April 1970.
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Chicano Park celebrates its 51st anniversary virtually

The celebration comes a year after the 50th was canceled due to the onset of COVID-19
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021
The community of Chicano Park, a historical landmark with strong ties to San Diego City College, continued that mission this spring, celebrating its 51st anniversary virtually on YouTube April 19-25.
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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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MAGAZINE: College enrollments drop; City College, SDSU students react

COVID-19 is impacting the amount of students applying
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected several areas of life this year including student enrollment, which is down according to data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
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SDSU

VIDEO: SDSU cancels spring break due to COVID-19 fears

Four "rest and recovery" days will be added to the spring term
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene December 4, 2020
San Diego State University has canceled its traditional spring break for the 2021 semester.
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VIDEO: SDSU is testing students for COVID-19

The latest on the mandate was featured on today’s edition of Newscene
Ben Guadarrama, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene September 18, 2020
SDSU students living on campus are now required to be tested for COVID-19, according to a campus-wide email sent by the university. The latest on the mandate was featured on today’s edition of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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Softball player catches ball while warming up.

City College softball and baseball highlight weekend

Softball, baseball leads the way for Knights' teams with excellent weeks.
Sonny Garibay, Sports Editor March 19, 2019
San Diego City College softball team took full advantage of the warm weather this weekend, hosting five games and winning two of the three games that they played.
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SD Asian Film Festival opens in theaters

The festival will run from Nov. 8-17.
Patrick A. Reilly, Contributor October 8, 2018
The San Diego Asian Film Festival is in its 19th consecutive year of exhibition. The annual nonprofit event has a simple mission: to expand the legacy of Asian cinema.
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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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For the spring 2014 musical, the San Diego City College theater department decided on the  hip hop and Latin influenced “In the Heights,” set Washington Heights, New York. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

Moving into a newly renovated C building, a variety of performance opportunities and a new adjunct instructor await theater students in 2016
Lauren J. Mapp December 15, 2015

New dressing rooms, a costume-making classroom and set construction classrooms in the redesigned C building, as well as a new costume design instructor, will greet San Diego City College theater students...

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Going the extra mile

Freshman cross country runner Ishmael Fernandez makes strides in both athletics and academics
Denise White December 15, 2015

At only 19 years old, Ishmael Fernandez is no ordinary student athlete at City College. Fernandez is currently a freshman cross-country runner who balances practice, working part-time and classes, taking...

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The Knights faced the Cuyamaca Coyotes in their last game of the season, losing 4-2 at home, on Nov. 13. They ended the season placing third in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. Both teams played each other again in the first round of the SoCal Regional playoffs on Nov. 21 at Cuyamaca College, where the Coyotes defeated the Knights yet again, 2-1, moving into the second round of the playoffs. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Knights foul out of playoffs

Men’s soccer falls to Cuyamaca 2-1 in first round of SoCal Regionals
David Linares December 8, 2015

The round 1 playoff game of the Men’s Southern Region between the Cuyamaca College Coyotes and San Diego City College Knights on Nov. 21 was a heavily disputed game that saw Cuyamaca win in the last...

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