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The news site of San Diego City College

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City College student Kelley Westley decorates her graduation cap with sunflowers and slogans like Wont He do it! and Never too late outside the bookstore on City campus.

City College graduate advocates for childhood literacy, mental health

Kelley Westley’s passion for helping others translates into her leadership role, future goals
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist May 25, 2023
Kelley Westley recalled coming home from school as a child and not being able to turn to her parents for help with homework. She stayed late at school to get the help she needed. Today, Westley is graduating from San Diego City College with a degree in early childhood education. 
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Purnell Strom, left, stands in front of Three Sister Falls in the Cleveland National Forrest, May 15, 2023. Domenic Gabrielli, center, climbs at the Student Life Center at the University of Utah, December 20, 2023. Joshua Biggs, right, surfs at Scripps Pier, May 12, 2023. Photos by Sean Monney/City Times Media

Make the most of your summer by picking up a new hobby

Stay busy and active by hiking, surfing or rock climbing
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist May 18, 2023
This summer is the perfect time to pick up a new hobby to stay in shape and develop a new skill. Starting something new can be intimidating, though, so City Times wants to give you some tips on some hobbies you can take up this summer.
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Jakob McWhinney works on a story at his computer in is cubicle at the Voice of San Diego office in downtown San Diego on May 5, 2023.

City College alumnus becomes voice of education issues in San Diego

Jakob McWhinney’s reporting on education draws influence from his own educational journey
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist May 8, 2023
Jakob McWhinney was finishing his 5-month internship at the online news organization Voice of San Diego when it posted a job opening for the education reporter position.
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Students walking and interacting with City College department booths during Open House near the AH building at San Diego City College, April 20, 2023. Photo by Joel Nevarez/City Times Media

City College welcomes prospective students for Open House

Annual event showcases academics, exceptional student work and dynamic campus community
Joel Nevarez, Sean Monney, and Shamere Grimes April 21, 2023
Prospective students from all over San Diego County toured San Diego City College's campus for the annual Open House on April 20.
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Megersa Bayisa, City College instructional lab technician, demonstrates the student email login

Mandatory switch for students to .edu email pushed back to summer

Technical issues force SDCCD to postpone shift of communications to student emails
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist April 13, 2023
San Diego Community College District is planning a mandatory shift of communications to .edu emails, but the switch has been pushed back from March 27 to summer 2023.
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Graphic design student Ksenia La Russe touches up a handbag she is shooting for a project as professor Bradford Prairie rearranges another project under a big lightbox.

Award-winning graphic design program at City College offers students path to career

Awards for student work are changing the perception of a community college graphic design program
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist April 11, 2023
The work of students and professors in the City College graphic design program has not only earned the program international recognition but also built impressive portfolios that pave career paths for students.
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The logos of Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Prime, Adobe, Washington Post, New York Times and Office 365 layed over an image of a female college student studying on her laptop. Illustration by Sean Monney

6+ perks for City College students with a .edu email account

A student email comes with many discounted or free subscriptions to streaming services, software and news outlets
Sean Monney, Multimedia Journalist March 24, 2023
The San Diego Community College District assigned you a new mandatory student email, and it comes with a ton of benefits you might not know of.
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