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Three runners in Balboa Park

RECAP: City College sports back in action

Knights settle in for fall season
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist September 23, 2021
Harry West Gymnasium may seem locked up from outside, but behind closed doors San Diego City College’s sports teams are getting back into their routines.
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Malcolme Muttaqee in City College graduation robes.

San Diego City College Council meeting defers to alum’s first-hand account

Malcolme Muttaqee’s candid personal story inaugurates 2021-22 cycle of College Council meetings
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist September 21, 2021
Malcolme Muttaqee’s personal story, a candid window into his experience as a Black Muslim man growing up in San Diego, brought life to an otherwise routine College Council meeting on September 14. 
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COVID-19 test administrator and EMT Garrett Bohn waits in the M building to register and administrate mandated weekly COVID-19 tests for unvaccinated City students, staff and faculty.

Weekly COVID-19 testing rolls out at San Diego City College

Districtwide mandate strives to keep campus COVID-19 free
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 20, 2021
The San Diego Community College District mandates weekly testing for all unvaccinated students, staff and faculty.
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América Martínez

Farmworkers movement leads to collaboration and change

World Cultures Program kicks off with the first of eleven events of the semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021
Director of the SUBIR Cultural Center Adan Sanchez convened educators, guest speakers and students to share personal experiences and opinions on the inequality and unequal representation of cultures in the San Diego Community College District.
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Geology professor Anna Evashko and students discuss a classroom project which was due in 15 minutes, before presenting it to the rest of the classroom. Photo by Christopher Tapanes/CityTimes Media

City College science students, faculty face realities of returning to campus

Lab classes are among those returning to campus for the fall 2021 semester
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist September 8, 2021
While the majority of students and faculty at City College’s science building agreed that in-person lab classes are essential to the learning process, others are having reservations about being back on campus.
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RTVF 124 students work with cameras

BREAKING: Following outcry, SDCCD alters return-to-campus timeline (with update)

Decision announced in a September 2 email from Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 2, 2021
Days after dozens of student services staff voiced their fear and frustration at the San Diego Community College District’s return-to-campus timeline, an email from Chancellor Carlos Turner Cortez to district employees said it will be altering that timeline.
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SDCCD Board of Trustees meet on Zoom

UPDATED: Fear, frustration of SDCCD staff dominates the first fall trustees meeting

Public comments included a letter signed by 36 staff members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist August 27, 2021
Staff from the student services departments of all four campuses vented their fears and frustrations regarding the SDCCD's recent decision to require them to return to campus amid rising COVID-19 numbers at the Aug. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. 
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VIDEO: 4 simple steps to style your grad cap

In this special News You Can Use, blinging out your cap for graduation day is so easy
Ayo Elise May 21, 2021
Decorating your cap is a way for you to recognize your achievement. Whether you're transferring to a four-year university, finishing an associates degree or receiving a certificate, recognizing this point in your life is important.
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SDCCD requires COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING: SDCCD mandates COVID-19 vaccine for fall 2021

The decision comes almost a month after major university systems in the state announce their vaccination requirements
Katia Pechenkina, News Editor May 19, 2021
San Diego Community College District will require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for in-person learning for the fall semester, according to a statement shared on social media.
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VIDEO: Biden talks education in address to joint congress

Biden made a promise to make community college tuition free
Chris LeFall, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
President Joe Biden addressed Congress for the first time just shy of his first 100 days in office on Wednesday, April 28.
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San Diego Promise

RADIO: San Diego Promise offers funding for two years of community college

The deadline for priority registration and admission is June 11
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2021
San Diego Community College District is now offering its tuition-free San Diego Promise for future students in the fall.
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Custom Google Map of closed San Diego high schools on April 13

BREAKING: Police activity causes three SDUSD campuses, City College to close

Students are to remain off school grounds for safety
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2021
San Diego Unified School District closed San Diego High, East Village Middle College High and Garfield High school today due to police activity, wrote the district in a tweet.   
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