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

The documentary showcases the victim of a broken social justice system
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer 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.
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Geisel Library, UC San Diego

City College EOPS advises students on transferring

The online forum included representatives from UC San Diego
Chris LeFall, Staff Writer 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.
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Professor Caitlin Fares from San Diego City College working on her desk

UPDATE: City College professors share the challenges of remote learning

Online classes have perks and disadvantages, but the quick transition to remote learning has been a struggle for some faculty
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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.
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San Diego City College

Remote learning will continue in fall at City, SDCCD

Fall 2020 classes will be “primarily” online, with plans to have some labs hybrid
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor 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.
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Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

California community colleges are preparing for the continuation of online classes
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer 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.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD declares COVID-19 emergency, grants chancellor authority

After and earlier notice that classes are going online, many students and faculty still have questions
Jesse Altilio, Staff Writer 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.
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Coronavirus Town Hall

Small crowd on hand for City College coronavirus info session

A second informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 12 at from 10-11 a.m. in MS-162
Lacey Stefano, Sports Editor 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.
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Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

The event with Brother Yusef Miller was for Muslims, non-Muslims to connect
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Valerie Vizcarra 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.
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REVIEW: Sonic: The Hedgehog dominates

The popular game was adapted to a movie with Ben Schwartz and Jim Carrey
Mikal Garcia, Staff Writter 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.
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Silver can burned down with windows shattered in the SDCC parking lot.

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

Students were evacuated, parking structure remains on lockdown
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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SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

Two of the current board members are running against two new candidates
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle, Managing Editor March 2, 2020
Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.
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City attorney candidates

These are the candidates for city attorney

Get to know the candidates for city attorney of San Diego in time for the March 3 primary
City Times Staff March 2, 2020
City Times has compiled a brief description of the candidates running for City Attorney of San Diego, with a brief description and endorsements. 
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