City Times

Lux Boreal dancers

Tijuana-based dance company overcomes pandemic shutdown

Lux Boreal has taken its performances online, creating global audience
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist April 2, 2021
Imagine being an artist and facing the possibility of unemployment and not sharing your art form with the world.
Read Story

Lux Boreal shares interactive dance experience

Tijuana-based dance company performed at City College’s Saville Theatre before the pandemic
Christopher Tapanes, Staff Writer February 25, 2021
Tijuana-based dance company Lux Boreal, which in the past has performed at City College’s Saville Theatre, is presenting its interactive virtual experience L4B3R1NTO through tomorrow, Feb. 26.
Read Story

VIDEO: What do border crossers think about Trump?

January 21, 2017

We asked U.S. citizens crossing the border into the U.S. what they thought of Donald Trump as he was being sworn in as the 45th president. Their common response: Fear.      

Continue Reading

New club hits the campus

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists becomes a student group after two years
Heder Casas December 15, 2015

Next year is looking good so far; a new semester, new facilities to inaugurate and a new student club. Even though San Diego City College has 37 clubs like MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan),...

Continue Reading
Country singer-songwriter Jewel talks to a packed house about her new  projects and adventures on Sept. 24 at The Sherwood Auditorium in La Jolla. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Concert Review: A rare Jewel shines at the Sherwood

Singer-songwriter Jewel comes to La Jolla to talk about book, album and San Diego past
Mike Madriaga October 14, 2015

“… I was sick, I had bad kidneys, I didn’t have medication, (and) I was dying of blood poisoning in the hospital parking lot … then my car, ‘a teeny Datsun hatchback’, got stolen,” four-time...

Continue Reading
San Diego City College student Zaphire Alonso lays in her hospital bed at UCSD Medical Center on Sept. 9 after transferring from Hospital General de Playa del Carmen in Cancun, Mexico, after an Aug. 16 motorcycle accident. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

‘Bring Zaphire home’

GoFundMe campaign helps bring City College student Zaphire Alonso back to San Diego after motorcycle accident in Mexico
Mike Madriaga September 29, 2015

“… We were going fast through the Carretera Tulum, then the motorcycle started moving around and that is when we flew (off),” explained Zaphire Alonso, a San Diego City College student who was absent...

Continue Reading
A long line of people snaking around dividers to get through Customs is an everyday occurrence for some individuals. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Crossing Borders

One City College student’s daily routine getting to and from school in one of America’s busiest border towns
Laura Sanchez May 21, 2015

The Tijuana-San Diego border is a nonstop pumping vessel. It never sleeps. Thousands of people flood the border every morning as part of their daily routine. When most San Diegans are tossing and turning...

Continue Reading
Students from the support movement for Ayotzinapa, Mexico, expand on types of changes in an open forum on March 26 in building V-101. The panel expands and diversifies with those representing similar causes, such as, topics arising in Palestine and American Black culture. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College sheds light on social justice

Laura Sanchez, Phoenix Webb, and Aldo Ramírez April 21, 2015

Mayra Almaraz tearfully recounted how her ex-boyfriend is serving a life sentence for a botched robbery due to the three strikes law. Almaraz shared her story in MS-462 during the afternoon session of...

Continue Reading
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks about how the city restructured its Police Department diminish crime rates. He spoke at a press conference Oct. 19 at CECUT, Cultural Center of Tijuana, headquarters of Tijuana Innovadora. (Photo by Celia Jimenez)

Inside Tijuana Innovadora

Cross-Border, Multicultural Event Works to Revive the Image of Tijuana and the Border Region
Aldo Ramirez December 12, 2014

The cities of San Diego and Tijuana go beyond sharing their geography — they share a culture all their own due to the social environment that is created in the region, even though they both belong...

Continue Reading
The City College trolley station at Park Boulevard is the second busiest in the transit system. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Student says guards beat him

Diego Lynch March 25, 2014

A City College student plans to file a complaint against the trolley system, accusing its security officers of slamming him to the ground and deliberately injuring him last month. His story is one of...

Continue Reading
Paul Matthew Giret wins best director for his documentary entitled

City student wins big at San Diego Film Festival Awards

Edwin Rendon March 25, 2014

City College film student Paul Matthew Giret’s roots in music and activism in San Diego have taken him, his camera and the fruits of his labors beyond campus.   He recently won Best Director...

Continue Reading
Model Gerson Perez. Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

The Hardest Fight

Sandra Galindo December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; but also impotence. These students are also known...

Continue Reading
Activate Search
The news site of San Diego City College
tijuana