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Realms of homelessness brought to light

Destiny Ortiz

September 28, 2015

Downtown San Diego is surrounded by skyscrapers that do exactly that. They scrape the sky. When you look a little lower, you’ll find people who are walked around and stepped over. It’s the people who are forced to live in the streets.The very first client that Director of Tenant Services Mark Stevenson ever had was a man in his 30s who looked to be in his late ...

City College helps out local community during Week of Service

Cherelle Roberts

May 12, 2015

City College students, faculty and staff lent their hands and time to help those in need during the biannual Week of Service April 13-17. The weeklong event occurs each semester where volunteers serve food to those who are less fortunate at St. Vincent de Paul and assist with agriculture at Balboa Park.Since October 2013, Lori Oldham has organized Week of Service. “Vo...

Week of Service begins April 13

Angelica Wallingford, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2015

San Diego City College students will have the opportunity to help give back to the community during the Week of Service starting April 13. The semester-by-semester event, organized by ASG, Inter Club Council and Student Affairs, offers students the choice between two places that they can volunteer for. Students can either choose to serve meals to the homeless at St. Vincent...

Week of Service at City – students lend a helping hand in local community

Franchesca Walker

October 28, 2014

Student volunteers gathered in the surrounding areas of City College to take part in the Week of Service Oct. 20-24. The week long event had volunteers serving meals at the St. Vincent de Paul Village and doing maintenance at Balboa Park. The Week of Service was started by City College Student Affairs Supervisor Lori Oldham in fall 2013 after a conversation with Denise Whi...

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