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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...

New club hits the campus

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), the Honors Club, the Science Club and many more, none of them is dedicated to students interested in journalism and mass media. The National Association of Hispanic...

Concert Review: A rare Jewel shines at the Sherwood

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

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...

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’

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

Crossing Borders

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...

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

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...

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

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

Student says guards beat him

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 injur...

City student wins big at San Diego Film Festival Awards

Paul Matthew Giret wins best director for his documentary entitled

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 beyon...

Model Gerson Perez. Photo credit: Juan Carlos Siezar.

The Hardest Fight

December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; bu...

Dani shivers Record Release Party for her debut album Jinx in Tijuana. Issa Lozano, City Times

A spooky take on pop music

May 20, 2013

In a store you'd probably find You Schaffner not browsing the shelves of the latest R&B; hits or dubstep infused singles that line the cd sections, but ...

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