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Taboo Topics

UPDATE: Workshops make taboo the new normal at City College

Taboo Topics meets every other Wednesday through May 5 at 4:30 p.m.
Marlena Harvey, Managing Editor March 1, 2021
When it comes to sexuality or mental health, we often find ourselves afraid of asking questions or sharing personal experiences. Two students at San Diego City College have decided to create a safe space to break these taboos. 
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Carlos Cortez

Chancellor candidate Carlos Turner Cortez views role through educator’s lens (with podcast)

Get to know one of the four candidates to lead the district
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021
Over the years, Carlos Turner Cortez applied several times to work under, and learn from, San Diego Community College District Chancellor Constance Carroll.
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Black History Month at City College

City College celebrates Black History Month virtually

In celebration of Black History Month, City College will host virtual presentations all throughout February
Deserie Larios, Staff Writer February 11, 2021
With this being the first virtual Black History Month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego City College has prepared a fully online celebration.
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Geysil Arroyo

SDCCD Board names new trustee

Public Health consultant Geysil Arroyo replaces Sean Elo-Rivera
Gabriel Schneider and Katia Pechenkina February 10, 2021
The San Diego Community College District board has appointed Geysil Arroyo, to fill the vacant seat left behind by Sean Elo-Rivera.
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Final Four

BREAKING: SDCCD announces candidates for chancellor (with updates)

The four finalists were announced in a press release this morning
Gabriel Schneider and Vicky Pineda February 5, 2021
The San Diego Community College District has chosen its four finalists to replace Constance Carroll as part of a national search for a new chancellor for the district. Carroll has served as chancellor for 17 years and is retiring in June.
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The fourth edition of City Speaks.

PODCAST: Students share election experience

Listen to the latest episode of City Speaks
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor December 9, 2020
The 2020 elections have ended and we reached out to City College students to hear their thoughts through it all.
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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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Sean Elo-Rivera

Sean Elo-Rivera encourages the youth to ‘show up and vote’ (with video)

District 9 hopeful standing strong to finish the race
Christina Painton, Staff Writer November 3, 2020
Elo-Rivera’s work has largely focused on providing opportunities for students whose basic needs are not met, like housing and food insecurity.
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Bonnie Ann Dowd

SDCCD announced financial contingency plan to kick in next year

Plans to take short-term loans against future state funding
Christina Painton, Staff Writer October 14, 2020
With little hope of another round of federal pandemic relief coming, the San Diego Community College District needs to seek out new ways to cover daily expenses.
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Welcome Week 2020

City College hosts first virtual Student Resources Fair

Programs, departments at City College want students to succeed
Vicky Pineda, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2020
As the fall semester enters its sixth week, many new students at San Diego City College are not aware of all the resources offered.
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Constance Carroll

Search for the next San Diego City College District chancellor underway

Applications and nominations are being accepted
Katia Pechenkina, Staff Writer September 24, 2020
The San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees has posted the Chancellor Profile and is now accepting applications and nominations for the position to replace Constance Carroll.
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Jaime Seiverd discusses the LGBQT+ focus group and how it can benefit that community.

Focus group for the LGBTQ+ community begins at City College

Have your voice heard
Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor September 10, 2020
During City College’s virtual  Welcome Week, Jaime Seiverd, a research and planning analyst with San Diego Community College District, announced a new student focus group for the LGBTQ+ community. 
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