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City Times

Inter-club council president Kaitlyn Moore stands smiling against a brick backdrop

City College student leader making change through positivity and perseverance

Inter-club Council President Kaitlyn Moore is on a mission to make clubs inclusive and accessible to all
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2022
Inter-club Council President Kaitlyn Moore is on a mission to make all students feel like they have a place at San Diego City College. It’s an embodiment of City's slogan ‘You Belong Here,’ according to Student Affairs Coordinator and Associated Students Government Advisor Lori Oldham. 
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Juan Carlos Reyna stands in front of a gray and white presentation screen and discusses his study on undocumented student issues.

City College dean addresses issues facing undocumented students

focus on ways California community colleges can provide additional support and resources
Joel Nevarez, Multimedia Journalist September 28, 2022
Juan Carlos Reyna, San Diego City College's dean of student development and matriculation, hosted a talk discussing issues facing undocumented students at the SUBIR Dreamer Resource Center on Sept. 22.
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San Diego City College Commons by Joel Nevarez

As students return to campus, City College programs recruit new members

City Scholars, HUBU and Umoja actively looking for new students to participate in programs
Joel Nevarez, Multimedia Journalist September 1, 2022
With the start of the fall semester and the return to in-person classes at San Diego City College, many clubs and support programs are also making their return to campus.
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Seranie Ruiz leads painting event

City College uses communal art to raise mental health awareness

City’s Student Health Services and Active Minds chapter turn to the arts as a way to ease students back to in-person campus life
Philip Salata, News Editor May 17, 2022
Isolation brought on by COVID-19 not only caused the majority of social opportunities on campus to dwindle, but also put pressure on students' well-being. Community art could be one way to help students assimilate to campus life.
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5th Annual Social Justice Conference& Education

VIDEO: City College’s social justice conference kicks off this week

The event aims to inspire collaborations that influence change
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist March 22, 2022
San Diego City College’s 7th annual Social Justice and Education conference officially begins tomorrow with opening remarks from City president Ricky Shabazz, City counselor and UMOJA program coordinator Erin Charlens and Kumeyaay tribal councilman and educator Stan Rodriguez.
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People gather in a line at the San Diego City College A building patio

Campus comes alive at Soul Food Celebration

City College community gathers to celebrate Black History Month
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 2, 2022
Smells of fried chicken and gumbo wafted through campus enticing people to gather at the patio of the San Diego City College A building where students, faculty and staff shared soul food in celebration of Black History Month coming to a close.
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Mental health activist Abraham Sculley sits behind a microphone and in front of a white wall while speaker to event attendees on Zoom.

City College shines a light on mental health struggles in Black communities

Mental health barriers the focus of Black History Month events
Kathryn Gray, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2022
To help shine a light on the stigma around mental health in Black communities, City hosted multiple events throughout Black History Month aimed at breaking down some of these barriers.
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Romelia Turner speaking with her hands clasped in front of her is speaking to attendees on Zoom

‘Hidden Figures’ film screening sparks discussion about injustice, progress

City College Black Film Friday events shine spotlight on Black history through cinema
Kathryn Gray, Editor In Chief February 18, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego City College hosted a screening and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures” on Feb. 17 on Zoom for Black Film Friday.
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Three Black women from the film Hidden Figures are shown celebrating

REVIEW: ‘Hidden Figures’

City College hosts a film screening and discussion of the biographical drama about three Black women who helped NASA put an astronaut in orbit
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 17, 2022
The World Cultures program at San Diego City College will present a community Zoom viewing and discussion of the film “Hidden Figures" on Feb. 17.
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People gather in Schwartz Plaza for the Fall Fest at San Diego City College

LIVE BLOG: City College sets the stage for Fall Fest

Officials say the first 150 registered students to attend will receive $500 each
As San Diego City College staff prepared for today’s Fall Fest, at which $75,000 in student aid will be distributed in $500 increments to the first 150 eligible students to attend, a small crowd of students gathered near the campus’s Schwartz Plaza.
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Students walk across a concrete square surrounded by buildings at San Diego City College

Student interest high for City College’s first Fall Fest

The promise of a $500 incentive draws students to the first in-person, campus-wide event
Philip Salata, Kathy Archibald, and Jakob McWhinney December 7, 2021
San Diego City College officials recently announced an event called Fall Fest, slated to take place on campus on Dec. 8, during which $75,000 in aid money will be given to students to entice attendance at the first campus-wide event since the COVID-19 shutdown.
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Associated Students Government president Victoria Owusu stands smiling in front of a brick background

City College ASG president finds her voice, paves way to future

Victoria Owusu brings her passion for student success to the forefront at ASG
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor November 17, 2021
Having first visited San Diego City College to attend a UMOJA event during her senior year at Hoover High School, Victoria Owusu remembers hearing the welcome address in her native language and feeling City would be the only community college for her.
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