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City College police car on campus

Virtual panel discusses the future of campus policing for California colleges

Complete SDCCD survey on campus policing by April 30
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
As a result of the recent worldwide protests against use of force by police officers and systematic racism, the University of California, California State University and California Community Community Colleges are taking a hard look at whether campus police departments should even exist.
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Kavin Faulconer, Monica Montgomery, Carlos Cortez (from left)

BREAKING: SDCCD selects Carlos Turner Cortez as new chancellor

The president of Continuing Education replaces Constance Carroll
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021
The San Diego Community College District has selected Carlos Turner Cortez to replace Chancellor Constance Carroll, who is retiring after 17 years.
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News Radio Midday

RADIO: Upcoming deadline could impact City College students’ GPAs

The San Diego Padres are also thanking Governor Gavin Newsom in today's edition of News Radio Midday
Vicky Pineda, CTM Operations Manager March 8, 2021
In today's episode, a deadline is approaching that could impact your GPA if you are a San Diego City College student. The San Diego Padres are thanking Governor Gavin Newsom. In weather, rain is on the way. Get your umbrellas ready, San Diego!
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Gavin Newsom and George Lopez

VIDEO: California to set aside 40% of vaccines for underrepresented communities

The plan is a first in the nation
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist, Newscene March 5, 2021
California is planning to begin distributing 40% of its coronavirus vaccine doses to the most vulnerable communities. The latest is in this week’s episode of Newscene, the award-winning student-produced weekly newscast.
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Happy holidays

MAGAZINE: Holidays can still be celebrated from home

City Times offers students a pandemic-friendly, practical guide for holiday celebrations
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer December 21, 2020
With San Diego moving to the purple tier, California’s strictest level, many students and families are wondering how to quarantine efficiently during the holiday season. City Times offers activities you can still do safely and at a distance during the pandemic.
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CA Covid-19 Alert

BREAKING: Alert announces new stay-at-home orders

The order will last for the next 3 weeks
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
California has issued another stay-at-home order sent over an Emergency Alert to mobile devices today. 
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California Democrats event

State Democrats plan election party with Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi expected to join the virtual event
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Barbara Lee are set to join the California Democratic Party during the Celebration of the Grassroots Election Night Party. 
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Campus Election Forum

City College to host post-election forum

The forum will be hosted one day after the election
Will Mauriz, Contributor November 3, 2020
San Diego City College President Ricky Shabazz will be part of a post-election forum on Nov.4, one day after the election, on the school YouTube channel.
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Lorena Gonzalez

Lorena Gonzalez pushes #NoOn22

Gonzalez authored Assembly Bill 5, which would be overturned if Prop 22 passes
Marlena Harvey, News Editor November 3, 2020
Lorena Gonzalez took to Twitter on Election Day to show her support for #NoOn22 in a push for equal rights for app-based drivers.
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CA Secretary of State tweet

Early voter numbers top 12 million in California

California Secretary of State releases early numbers
Lucas Barreto, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Ahead of Election Day, Californians have cast 12,780,739 ballots, according to a tweet by the office of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla.
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OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

OPINION: Prop 18 shapes positive habit in young voters

Produced in collaboration with City College history students
City Times Staff, Editor October 28, 2020
Proposition 18 amends the California Constitution to permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections, with the expectation they will turn 18 by the next general election and otherwise be eligible to vote.
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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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