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Softball player catches ball while warming up.

City College softball and baseball highlight weekend

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.

San Diego Asian Film Festival by 3PIXstudios

SD Asian Film Festival opens in theaters

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.

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 school to attend because I had the opportunity to visit the campus and imagine what I could achieve there.It made sense to me: I attended San Diego High School, San Diego City C...

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

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,...

Going the extra mile

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 an astonishing 22 units. Not only is Fernandez a busy student, he is also a successful cross-country runner after only starting in the summer. “He’s never ran before,...

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

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...

San Diego City College professor and Visual and Performing Arts co-chair Katie Rodda Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Longtime theater professor becomes new arts co-chair

November 11, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts department has a new department co-chair, Katie Rodda, who started in the position as of June of...

Study Hours: No longer fast or furious

Mike Madriaga

October 14, 2015

Back in the 1990s, when I was pursuing my business management degree, I had already opened my second business. It was a time where I would attend Mesa College, sit in class, and my cell would blow up from incoming phone orders via my old website, www.TeamPrototype.com (circa 1999-2005). I owned a mail-order company and was selling car-parts that I would manufacture. At the time, fibergl...

San Diego City College student Zaphire Alonso lays in her hospital bed at UCSD Medical Center on Sept. 9 after transferring from Hospital General de Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico, after an Aug. 16 motorcycle accident. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

‘Bring Zaphire home’

September 29, 2015

“… We were going fast through the Carretera Tulum, then the motorcycle started moving around and that is when we flew (off),” explained Zaphire Alonso,...

A San Diego City College student walks into the counseling center, located in A-110, on Sept. 24. The counseling center offers to help students achieve their educational needs to help them prepare for graduation and transferring to a four-year university. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

The right Ed Plan to guide your future

September 29, 2015

The semester has just begun at San Diego City College and classes are well underway. The counseling office and several programs on campus are flooding wi...

City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

City takes the gold: San Diego City College takes first place for Best College/University
 on Best of Downtown 2014 list

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

March 24, 2015

San Diego City College received a gold ranking for Best College/University on the Best of Downtown List 2014, beating out San Diego State University, which...

Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez

March 24, 2015

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and get it over with. I found no motivation to attend class when I felt my future had already been decided for me. I had failed. Unlike my other classmates in my Advanced Placement...

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