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Aspiring architecture student Samuel Pinzon, 17, sits on a table between the BT and AH buildings of City College with his guitar as he speaks to City Times about the misplaced priorities of the US government relative to its involvement in the occupation of Palestine, Monday, Oct. 16, 2023. Photo by Marco Guajardo/City Times Media

VOICES: City College students reflect on the carnage in the Middle East

Students say misplaced U.S. priorities, skepticism toward peace inform their perspectives on the ongoing occupation of Palestine
Marco Guajardo, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2023
As the world witnesses the ongoing bombing campaign, City Times Media went across various parts of campus Oct. 16 to ask City College students their perspectives on the state of the occupation. 
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Dometrives Armstrong pulls up a picture of her relatives who inspired her after placing flowers she received as a gift from a student on her desk

City College alum leads top nursing program, paves the way for change

Dometrives Armstrong directs nationally ranked program while fighting to increase diversity
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor May 23, 2023
Dometrives Armstrong arrives to work every day greeted by gifts from her students. The associate dean of nursing education leads one of the country's top nursing programs, walking the same halls she did as a student over 30 years ago.
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Samvathna Em receives recognition during AAPI graduation celebration at A building Patio

City College celebrates AAPI students in historic ceremony (with gallery)

First AAPI-themed graduation celebration held on May 15
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor May 18, 2023
Students along with their loved ones and members of the San Diego City College community gathered for the campus’ first-ever Asian American Pacific Islander graduation celebration at the A building patio on May 15. 
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Student Trustees recieve awards

SDCCD trustees reaffirm commitment to community college bachelor’s degrees

Interim Chancellor Greg Smith’s first trustees meeting demonstrates solidarity amid opposition from CSUs
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter May 16, 2023
Members of the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees reaffirmed their commitment to supporting baccalaureate programs at community colleges after recent opposition from the California State University system at a recent meeting held in Mission Valley.
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Umoja showcase brings community together

City College students learn subjects through the prism of Black culture

Umoja community promotes personal growth for students interested in learning from different perspectives
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Reporter May 4, 2023
Hussein Said was one of three students showcasing how the Umoja program helped them through their college journey while also giving them a way to voice their personal growth as African-American students on April 27.
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Jesus Sandoval, right, directing actors during rehearsals of The First Date

City College festival brings dream to life for student playwright

8th annual event showcasing student productions returns to City College March 17-25
Joel Nevarez, Sports Editor March 17, 2023
For Jesus Sandoval, a film major at San Diego City College, the opportunity to have his original play “We Were Men” produced was a dream come true.
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Construction workers on Park Blvd.

VIDEO: Park Boulevard construction leads to transit delays near City College

Delays are expected to continue through the end of February
Ben Guadarrama, News Director, CTTV February 22, 2023
San Diego City College students living in Hillcrest, City Heights or North Park will need to plan ahead for their morning commute to class a little bit longer.
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Michelle Berger, a representative of Feeding San Diego, stands in front of a table

City College job fair provides employment, resource leads for veteran students

Event part of Veterans Day-related activities on campus
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist November 17, 2022
San Diego City College partnered with the Employment Committee of San Diego to show appreciation to veterans by hosting a job fair for students seeking employment and useful resources the day before Veterans Day. 
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David Rojas and Raymond Butler Jr. help serve gourmet sandwiches and beverages to veterans at the San Diego City College veteran job fair

Masks not required at SDCCD, City College starting Dec. 19

A significant drop in COVID-19-related illnesses led to change in policy
Candise Berry, Multimedia Journalist November 10, 2022
Masks will be optional on San Diego Community College District campuses, including San Diego City College, starting Monday, Dec. 19, officials announced on the SDCCD website.
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The San Diego City College womens volleyball team

City College volleyball faces busy five-game home stand

Knights prepare for a busy October schedule against Pacific Coast Athletic Conference opponents, including a match-up with Mesa College on Oct. 7
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalsit October 5, 2022
The San Diego City College women’s volleyball  team is setting up for a busy schedule in October. The Knights will play seven matches, including six at home. Five straight are home matches during a two-week stretch starting on Oct. 5.
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Latinx Heritage Night at City Colleges Harry West Gym

City College kicks off volleyball season with special night for Latinx heritage

Knights Athletics celebrate Latinx Heritage month with a special night of community, food and fun
Antonio Contreras, Multimedia Journalist September 26, 2022
Friday night was buzzing at San Diego City College as hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered at the Harry West Gym in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month.
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Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenida on Tuesday, August 23

City welcomes students with cultural events

Activities continue throughout the first two weeks of the fall term
The sun shone brightly in a clear blue sky as approximately 40 students, faculty and staff gathered on the A building patio for free food and entertainment at the Chicanx/Latinx Bienvenido event on Aug. 23.
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