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SDCCD Board of Trustees Meeting, Sept. 9

Staff expresses relief, further frustration at SDCCD Board of Trustees meeting

The return-to-campus timeline has been delayed, but some student services staff want same choices as instructional staff
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 15, 2021
Public comments from student staff at the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 9 expressed gratitude for the district’s decision to delay their return-to-campus timeline, but also requested more be done.
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Polling Location at County Registrar of Voters

San Diego officials announce record voter registration for recall

Registrar anticipates between 200,000-250,000 mail-in ballots could be submitted on Sept. 14 alone
Jakob McWhinney and Philip Salata September 14, 2021
Ballots are allowed to arrive up to seven days after election day and county officials project that it may take days to finalize the count.
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Vel the Wonder

REVIEW: Music video featuring Vel the Wonder has City College ties

Director Nahla Valdez in a San Diego City College alum
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist June 7, 2021
The music video for the song, "Got Me Like Me" is different from any other video I have ever seen before.
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At Joshua Tree National Park, Spencer Fields held his own art installation during Thanksgiving weekend in 2020, using balloons that are spray painted and fishing wire to make it seem that the balloons are floating. Fields photo

MAGAZINE: City College artists navigate the pandemic

City College artists continue to create during the pandemic
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist June 4, 2021
Due to COVID-19, artists all over the world have had to navigate creating, showing and selling their art to the public in new ways. San Diego City College is home to incredible artists of all kinds -- performers, painters, ceramicists, sculptors, multimedia artists and everything in between.
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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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