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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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Proposition 18

Proposition 18: Primary voting for 17-year-olds

Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote earlier
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 18 would permit 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections.
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Proposition 24

Proposition 24: Privacy rights initiative

Existing consumer data privacy laws, rights will be expanded if Prop 24 passes
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 19, 2020
Proposition 24 would allow existing consumer data privacy laws and rights will be expanded.
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Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

Replaces housing act that dates back to 1995
Rachel de la Torre and Gabriel Schneider October 16, 2020
Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.
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Proposition 16

Proposition 16: Affirmative action repeal (with video)

Proposition 16 threatens to reverse affirmative action policies in California
Ryan Hoeffs, Staff Writer October 15, 2020
Proposition 16 would repeal Proposition 209, which banned the state from discriminating against or favoring any individual on the basis of their race or sex.
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Rock the vote

City College wants you to rock the vote

Rock the Vote, City College want to educate students
Tyler Perches, Staff Writer October 13, 2020
With the election coming up, this week's Rock the Vote Forum helps voters by educating them on what’s on the ballot.
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BLOG: Free, affordable resources for City College students in need

Here is a list of resources for students at City College
Lucas Barreto and Tyler Perches October 8, 2020
San Diego Community College held a Hunger Action Day in partnership with San Diego Food Bank on Tuesday, Oct. 6. If you require assistance but missed the day, resources are available to you.
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Student Services resources

Virtual student resource fair connects City College students

City College raises awareness of all the resources available for students
Paris Hickson, Staff Writer September 17, 2020
The student resource fair will provide information about new and returning student resources from Student Services programs from City College.
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Ricky Shabazz

City College convocation offers view of what to expect through pandemic

President Ricky Shabazz, Chancellor Constance Carroll share updates in dressed-down virtual ceremony
Christina Painton, Staff Writer August 31, 2020
Instead of seeing President Ricky Shabazz in a suit and tie speaking on a stage behind a podium, students, faculty, staff and administrators tuned in for a virtual convocation on August 14.
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Protest at County Administration Building

UPDATE: Hundreds gather for peaceful protest in Downtown San Diego

The march against racial injustice and police brutality was composed of mostly young people
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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.
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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

San Diego protests, from the perspective of former ASG president Oscar Rendon
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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.
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