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Maria Nieto Senour de la Junta Directiva, a dirige a los invitados que asistieron al evento de Red de Educadores Chicane/Latine el 15 de Septiembre, 2023. Photo by Nathaly Alvizures/City Times Media

Red de educadores se reúne en City College para festejar cultura, logros profesionales

El énfasis fue de conectar la comunidad a trabajadores Chicanes/Latines con alto rango y autoridad administrativa en el campo de la educación
Nathaly Alvizures, Contributor October 4, 2023
Se pudo ver el énfasis en dejar un legado para nuevas generaciones con raíces Latine/Chicane y en educar a estudiantes sobre la importancia de dejar afuera los estigmas que a veces acompañan a los colegios comunitarios.
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Jeremy Rho, left, Daniel Savala, center, and Lilac Kirkpatrick, right, rehearse a scene for Salvation Road debuting this week. Photo courtesy of Katie Rodda

City College’s first play of the season to open Oct. 6

The Black Box Theatre presents "Salvation Road," a production of the Dramatic Arts Program
Kevin Ouellette, Multimedia Journalist October 2, 2023
“Salvation Road” tells the story of college freshman Denise, who drops out of school to join a charismatic church, cutting contact with her family and friends.
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A player lays out while playing the Mesoamerican ballgame. In the pre-colonial game, players pass a rubber ball around the court using their hips.  Photo credit: AJUPEME USA

6 World Cultures events you don’t want to miss this October at City College

Fall semester series exhibiting traditions from a spectrum of groups includes arts, presentations
Bailey Kohnen, Multimedia Journalist September 28, 2023
The Program offers a series on campus showcasing traditions from around the world, different identity spheres and abilities. The calendar includes presentations, concerts, art demos and film screenings. 
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Nicole, a member of the student organization M.E.Ch.A., speaks to the crowd at a rally honoring the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico, September 26, 2023. Photo by Eve McNally/City Times Media

Ayotzinapa 9 years later: M.E.Ch.A rallies to raise awareness, seek justice on disappearance of 43 Mexican students

City College students commemorate rural teachers’ college students who disappeared on their way to honor victims of historic Tlatelolco student massacre in Mexico
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Sean Monney, and Marco Guajardo September 27, 2023
Nine years after 43 prospective teachers were disappeared in Iguala, Mexico, members of M.E.Ch.A of San Diego City College rallied on campus on Sept. 26 to commemorate the events
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Gary Rodas, a former City College student, admires one of the Impala Car Club lowriders while attending the Noche de Familia event in support of his girlfriend, September 20, 2023. Photo by Keila Menjivar/City Times Media

GALLERY: City College Noche de Familia passes the vibe check, welcomes community with open arms

Office of Student Affairs, Promise Program hosted capacity event, showcasing the campus planetarium, TV studio and lowriders
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Multimedia Journalist September 22, 2023

Warm tortillas and carne asada perfumed the evening air as hanging tangerine, fuschia and lightsaber blue papel picado beckoned incoming students and their families onto the A building terrace of San Diego...

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Academic Senate President Maria Jose Zeledon-Perez speaks at Fall Convocation, August 17, 2023. Zeledon-Perez is actively recruiting faculty to serve as senators in the Academic Senate. Photo courtesy of San Diego City College Flickr

Academic Senate gives City College faculty a voice as part of shared governance model

The 33-member advisory council takes its participatory decision-making all the way to the district and Board of Trustees policies, always looking to fill senate seats
Marco Guajardo, Editor in Chief September 22, 2023
The Academic Senate, made up of City College faculty and professors, is continuously seeking to fill its 33 seats. It is part of the broader participatory shared governance model under which City College operates.
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“SI, VALE LA PENA” sweater featured at the Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenida Estudiantil, August 29, 2023. Photo courtesy of San Diego City College flickr

City College invites students, families to first Noche de Familia

Students and their families will enjoy free tacos, a live mariachi and win prizes like gas & grocery gift cards
Keila Menjivar Zamora, Multimedia Journalist September 18, 2023
First 100 registered attendees will win exclusive “Si, vale la pena” sweaters. The event will open with a welcome greeting, parent testimonials and a student panel, followed by workshops.
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City College students wait in line at the financial aid office, August 31, 2023. Students can visit the office to get information about the Federal Work Study program. Photo by Eve McNally/City Times Media

City College recruiting students for Federal Work Study program

Part-time employment for students with financial need available on campus
Eve McNally, Multimedia Journalist September 6, 2023
City College is now recruiting students for Federal Work Study, which offers students part-time work opportunities in several different departments on campus.
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Students dance to “Cupid Shuffle” after food, speeches and trivia games at the Black Student Mixer, August 31, 2023. Photo by Sean Monney/City Times Media

City College celebrates diversity, unity at Black Student Mixer, part of campus Welcome Week

Semester-opening mixers aimed at fostering inclusion, empowerment for Latinx/Chicanx, LGBTQ+, AAPI, Black students
Marco Guajardo and Sean Monney September 5, 2023
City College welcomed new and returning students to campus this fall semester with a Black Student Mixer held at the A building patio August 31.
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SDCCD Acting Chancellor Greg Smith gives an address at the San Diego City College convocation gathering, August 17, 2023. Photo courtesy of San Diego City College Flickr

Q&A: Acting SDCCD chancellor shares updates on City College, district goals

Greg Smith discusses progress on new district philosophy to policing, affordable student housing and other big-picture goals after his first summer on the job
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2023
Smith reflects on the notable social justice work being done at City and new policies addressing campus policing. Other topics covered included the affordable student housing project, the lasting influence of COVID-19 on instruction and trends in enrollment across the district.
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Lorenzo Brooks Graduation Photo

A new outlook on life for City College graduate Lorenzo Brooks

The EOPS graduate is headed to a bright future
Rachel de la Torre, Multimedia Journalist May 28, 2021
Sociology major Lorenzo Brooks is one of the many students here at San Diego City College who is graduating this Spring 2021 semester.
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Lori Oldham with SACNAS president and club members during City College club Showcase. Zoom screenshot

RADIO: City College SACNAS featured in club showcase (with update)

SACNAS demonstrated science experiments during club showcase
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist April 28, 2021
This past Friday the SACNAS San Diego City College chapter was featured in the City College club showcase which broadcasts live on the Student Affairs’ YouTube Channel.
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