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Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

June 8, 2020

On the tenth day after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, over a thousand people took part in a protest at Waterfront Park. The protest on June 6 was completely peaceful with people from all races gathered.

Protest against police brutality in San Diego, CA. Picture shows crowd and a yellow sign with a black fist.

Former ASG President joins protests for police reform

June 4, 2020

National protests have taken place over the past week, former ASG president Oscar Rendon explained the protestors want to “bring light” onto reports that black people face severe sentences and are even killed for minor offenses, or sometimes alleged minor offenses, as was the case of George Floyd.

REVIEW: ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story’ shines light on injustice

June 3, 2020

Brown’s experience in the justice system as a person of color is a common social issue faced by many for decades and is still shown today through the current events such as the Black Lives Matter protest after the death of George Floyd by officer Derek Chauvin.

Geisel Library, UC San Diego

City College EOPS advises students on transferring

May 28, 2020

City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.

Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

May 27, 2020

The SDCCD provided a week of training to professors to prepare for remote learning. Students and faculty, including those who had already been teaching online, had to adapt to the quick transition.

San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

May 5, 2020

The San Diego Community College District announced that the fall 2020 semester will be taken “primarily” online, according to a letter by Chancellor Constance Carroll.

Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

April 28, 2020

Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.

SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD declares COVID-19 emergency, grants chancellor authority

March 13, 2020

The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to declare an emergency due to COVID-19 and authorized Chancellor Constance Carroll to take action even between board meetings, enabling her to stay on top of this rapidly evolving situation.

Matilda “Tilly” Chavez told students, staff and faculty that coronavirus is ever evolving. Picture by Aarmon Mehdiyan/City Times

Small crowd on hand for City College coronavirus info session

March 11, 2020

San Diego City College held a sparsely attended informational meeting about COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 11. While some concerns were alleviated, many questions remain unanswered.

Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

March 10, 2020

The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.

REVIEW: Sonic: The Hedgehog dominates

March 9, 2020

I've just recently seen "Sonic: The Hedgehog" and I must say I was pleasantly surprised. In most situations, game-based movie adaptations are unsuccessful in the box office and fall flat with the audience.

BREAKING: Car fire in the V building parking structure leads to evacuation

Silver can burned down with windows shattered in the SDCC parking lot.

Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Jesse Altilio

March 3, 2020

“The car was completely demolished, and we did find the registered owner and she indicated that there were some mechanical, maybe electrical, problems coming into school, and the fire department had the same assessment,” Chief Joseph Ramos said, “so they’ll (probably find it was an) electrical fire.”

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