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City College EOPS advises students on transferring

May 28, 2020

City College students concerned about the impact of the pandemic on transferring brought questions to an EOPS forum on Zoom on May 13.

Professor Manuel Lopez introducing three of the published writers

City College writers reclaim their stories

March 11, 2020

Students and faculty eagerly filled the room to hear three writers voice their stories from the book, Reclaiming Our Stories 2. The book shares narratives of complex issues including race, class, mental and physical health, family, and rising above adversity.

Vanessa Tirado could not stay away from softball. By Jonny Rico/City Times

UCSD student doubles up at City College for the love of the game

May 7, 2019

Vanessa Tirado is more student than athlete. That isn’t a knock on her ability. In fact, Tirado has been instrumental in the San Diego City College softball team’s surprising turn around this season.

Reclaiming the Humanities flyer

City College to host UCSD’s humanities conference

April 19, 2019

The San Diego Community College District and UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities will bring the second annual conference on Reclaiming the Humanities to the San Diego City College campus. 

Transfer Center

With deadline approaching, Transfer Center ready to help students

November 8, 2018

San Diego City College's Transfer Center is a place where students are not only guided through their community college journey, but also down their career path.

Daron Woods says that being a foreign student allows him to bring a fresh perspective to student government at CityCollege. Photo credit: Beatriz Merced.

ASG president-elect wants more student participation

April 28, 2016

Even if you aren't following the student government elections, if you will attend City College next fall, you should know the name Daron Woods. He’s...

The croissant with Brasilia filling comes with a small side salad and pairs perfectly with Samba's fresh and made-to-order pineapple juice. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

Student Eats: Samba cuisine misses the beat

October 27, 2015

A new, affordable Brazilian cuisine restaurant with personalized options opened on July 7. Located on 819 C St., Samba is right next to the City College tr...

Hannah Simone (right) and Tiya Sircar (left) star in

San Diego Asian Film Festival celebrates its sweet 16

October 27, 2015

The San Diego Asian Film Festival will kick off Nov. 5 and run through the 14th with this year's edition of the festival featuring more than 130 films...

‘Squidtoons’ makes a splash at City College

Heder Casas

September 28, 2015

Living surrounded by the beach and aquatic parks and not knowing anything about it? There's no better way to learn more about the ocean, how it works and everything that lives on it that by someone who lives, breathes and loves the ocean like anyone else. Growing up influenced by comics through his childhood, Tsz Fung Kwan, better known as Garfield Kwan, started drawing and ma...

Math professor Hoat Le leaves behind nursing scholarships

Late City College professor Hoat Le. Courtesy photo.

Holly Bridges

April 21, 2015

City College lost one of its longtime math teachers last month. Professor Hoat Le died March 24, leaving behind his wife, Sandra Lew, and his teenage daugh...

Study Hours: Comparing learning curves between university and community college

Laura Sanchez

March 24, 2015

No one ever said it would get better; no one ever tells you it’ll be all right. After that first semester in high school ended, anxiety and fear kicked in full gear. I just wanted to graduate and get it over with. I found no motivation to attend class when I felt my future had already been decided for me. I had failed. Unlike my other classmates in my Advanced Placement...

Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was...

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