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Anaissa Paul, left, representing Whittier College, and Emmett Ingram, center, representing Columbia University speak to City College students David Agboola, standing left, Tyra Lawley, background, and Gwendolyn Kesler, standing right, at the Fall Transfer Fair, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

As the costs of public universities rise, private colleges want City College students’ consideration

Small class sizes, financial aid programs among benefits private universities tout to transfer students
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist November 3, 2023
A community college student’s continuation of their education is an already difficult process. Many students strike out private universities due to the costs, but there are benefits that come with that kind of price tag.
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Vice President of Administrative Services John Parker, left, embraces ASG President Diego Bethea, right, after receiving the Golden Pillar Award during the Fall 2023 Convocation at City College, August 17, 2023. The award recognizes outstanding administrators at City College. Photo courtesy of City Communications

City College president announces new parent center, other updates during Fall 2023 Convocation

Ricky Shabazz shares ongoing City-related plans and improvements during the semester-opening event. Here’s what you need to know.
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist August 31, 2023
New parent center for students is one of many goals and initiatives announced at convocation. The center will offer child support for up to 12 students at a time and will remain open late into the evening as an expansion on the Basic Needs Center.
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Purnell Strom, left, stands in front of Three Sister Falls in the Cleveland National Forrest, May 15, 2023. Domenic Gabrielli, center, climbs at the Student Life Center at the University of Utah, December 20, 2023. Joshua Biggs, right, surfs at Scripps Pier, May 12, 2023. Photos by Sean Monney/City Times Media

Make the most of your summer by picking up a new hobby

Stay busy and active by hiking, surfing or rock climbing
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist May 18, 2023
This summer is the perfect time to pick up a new hobby to stay in shape and develop a new skill. Starting something new can be intimidating, though, so City Times wants to give you some tips on some hobbies you can take up this summer.
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Student Trustees recieve awards

SDCCD trustees reaffirm commitment to community college bachelor’s degrees

Interim Chancellor Greg Smith’s first trustees meeting demonstrates solidarity amid opposition from CSUs
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter May 16, 2023
Members of the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees reaffirmed their commitment to supporting baccalaureate programs at community colleges after recent opposition from the California State University system at a recent meeting held in Mission Valley.
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Nathaly Alvizures is on a ladder pins her artist bio on the wall for her exhibition

‘Secret Doors’ photo art exhibit opens new chapter for City College student

The exhibit by RTVF student Nathaly Alvizures runs through May 31
Susana Serrano, Managing Editor April 6, 2023
The exhibit “Secret Doors” is free to the public from Monday to Saturday in the activity room at the Mission Valley Branch Library until May 31.
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A group of people standing outside gathered in front of a van.

Award-winning documentary highlights stories of deported veterans

UMOJA program brings producer/musician to City College for film screening
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter March 21, 2023
“Bring Them Home” is an award-winning documentary showcasing the stories of these and several other military veterans who were deported after serving the country they called home.
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Kathryn Gray, editor-in-chief of City Times, receives her third place JACC award

City Times Media takes home 15 awards from JACC Conference

The annual convention, which is run in conjunction with ACP and CCMA, bring together 2- and 4-year students from across the nation
Keadan Bradley, Social Media Producer March 16, 2023
San Diego City College journalism students took home 15 awards from the statewide publication and on-the-spot competitions held by JACC at its annual spring conference in San Francisco last weekend.
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San Diego City College Fine Art Gallery

Staffing issues keep City College gallery partially closed

Only open for 4 hours a day, the gallery is rarely open to students with tight schedules
Luke Bradbury, Multimedia Journalist March 11, 2023
The Fine Art Gallery at San Diego City College opened a new exhibit last month titled “Mindful,” but you’d be hard-pressed to see it.
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A person crossing the San Diego City College campus gets a lucky break between rain showers, March 1, 2023

VIDEO: Rain totals inch closer to a potential record in San Diego

2023 rainfall nearly meets yearly average
Ben Guadarrama, CTTV Multimedia Journalist March 2, 2023
Since San Diego's storm season began on Oct. 1, the county saw 9.57 in. of rain as of February 26, nearly hitting the 10-inch average the county regularly sees each year, according to the National Weather Service.
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Rain on a car window

VIDEO: Rainy weather hits San Diego, IRS extends tax deadlines

CTTV drops first Newscene of the spring semester
Veronica Springer, CTTV Director March 1, 2023
Rainy weather in San Diego is causing flooding and road closures all over town. The IRS is also giving tax extensions due to the severe weather in this week's edition of Newscene.
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City College student Destinee Pham reacts to $10K surprise

Local Tik-Tok creator surprises City College student with $10K

Jesus Morales, a.k.a. Juixxe, surprised Destinee Pham in campus cafeteria
Sophia Traylor, Multimedia Journalist December 16, 2022
Destinee Pham clutched the table in the San Diego City College cafeteria as reality set in. She was just handed $10,000 by local Tik-Tok creator Jesus Morales, also known by his handle Juixxe, through a brand deal with Sidral Mundet.
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Imam Taha Hassane

Imam to City College: ‘I’m your neighbor’

Taha Hassane shared insight into Muslim community culture, influence
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist November 29, 2022
Students and faculty at San Diego City College had the opportunity to speak with an Imam, which is a religious leader in the Muslim culture, in an effort to learn more about the Muslim community.
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