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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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A dessert crumble made with pears and oatmeal sits on a cream colored eating plate

VIDEO: #CityCookingChallenge serves up crunchy and sweet pear cobbler for Valentine’s Day

Host Susana Serrano turns her Hunger Action goods into a bakery-worthy dessert
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist February 14, 2022
In this week's #citycookingchallenge, Susana Serrano shows how any romantic can make a fast and delicious Valentine’s Day dish on a budget.
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2017 DACA Rally - CT file photo

California Community Colleges prepare undocumented students for status changes

Webinar covering Temporary Protective Status updates offered in association with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Aldo Ramirez, Multimedia Journalist October 1, 2021
The California Community Colleges, in collaboration with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center and the California State University Chancellor’s Office, presented a webinar via Zoom addressing updates on Temporary Protected Status on Sept. 28.
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Photographs and quote from mental health advocate Kai Roberts

Virtual exhibit brings struggles with suicide to light

Through personal accounts, the exhibit illustrates that each person's mental health struggles are unique
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor September 30, 2021
For National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, San Diego City College Student Health and mental health education organization Active Minds presented Behind the Backpacks, which shared stories of those impacted by suicide and resources for suicide prevention.
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City womens soccer team playing on the field against Grossmont

Knights soccer team dominate second half to earn the win

City’s women soccer shut-out Grossmont college
Will Mauriz, Multimedia Journalist September 29, 2021
The San Diego City College women’s soccer team took the field for its pregame warm-up on Sept. 28 clapping in rhythm, flashing smiles and laughing excitedly.
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Supporters of Palestinians rally

Reactions continue after AFT resolution in support of Palestinians

Critics say the resolution is antisemitic, while supporters argue criticism of Israeli policies is warranted
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist September 28, 2021
Reactions continue after the union that represents the teachers of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca and San Diego Community College districts approved a resolution in support of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank earlier this month.
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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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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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Tatiana Butte

A pile of scholarship applications pays off for City College student

One of Tatiana Butte's 30-plus scholarship applications earned her a major award
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
In September 2020, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipient Tatiana Butte was trying to get by during the pandemic, taking as many classes as possible and using every free moment to focus on scholarship applications, submitting more than 30. Nine months later, her life has completely changed.
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Tatiana Butte and Lucia Huerta

Strangers turned friends, City College pair wins prestigious transfer scholarship

Lucia Huerta and Tatiana Butte will receive up to $40,000 per year
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2021
Strangers prior to attending City, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship recipients Butte and Huerta are bonded for life.
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tortilladora

UCSD, City College students reveal the science behind tortilla-making

The two are more connected than you think
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist May 20, 2021
Many young people think science is inaccessible to them and teaching it through a new, more relatable lens is a way to get them excited and engaged.
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Virtual graduation

City College will host virtual and drive-thru commencement ceremonies this May

Graduation applications are due April 30
Kathryn Gray, Multimedia Journalist April 30, 2021
San Diego City College spring 2021 graduates will be honored this May at virtual and drive-thru commencement celebrations. Students must apply April 30, 2021 to graduate and be included in these events.
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