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City College’s vice president chosen for new role

Denise Whisenhunt will be Grossmont College’s new president
Gabriel Schneider, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2021
Vice President of student affairs, Denise Whisenhunt, was ecstatic to get a call from Grossmont College revealing that she was appointed to be the new president.
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Universities will required vaccines

VIDEO: Major university systems to require COVID-19 vaccine for fall

California community colleges decision still to come
Katia Pechenkina, Multimedia Journalist May 14, 2021
Across the nation, a growing number of universities announced their plans to require students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before the start of the fall 2021 semester.
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Chancellor of California Community Colleges Eloy Ortiz Oakley

State chancellor discusses emergency response to pandemic outbreak

California community colleges are preparing for the continuation of online classes
Valerie Vizcarra, Staff Writer April 28, 2020
Community colleges all over California are preparing for online instruction to continue, possibly through the fall term, according to California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley.
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Life behind the screen(writer)

Longtime San Diego City College screenwriting professor Russell Redmond recalls his adventurous life in TV, cinema and education
Angelica Wallingford January 16, 2016

In the quiet corner of the first floor of the L building, students stagger out into the unusually hot September sun on their last in-class session of Introduction to Screenwriting class. Left behind was...

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For the spring 2014 musical, the San Diego City College theater department decided on the  hip hop and Latin influenced “In the Heights,” set Washington Heights, New York. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

Moving into a newly renovated C building, a variety of performance opportunities and a new adjunct instructor await theater students in 2016
Lauren J. Mapp December 15, 2015

New dressing rooms, a costume-making classroom and set construction classrooms in the redesigned C building, as well as a new costume design instructor, will greet San Diego City College theater students...

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Students gather in the Black Box Theatre to audition for the 2014 production of the “City Moves” dance concert. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

City College dancers to hit the stage in ‘City Moves’ concert

Lauren J. Mapp December 2, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department presents the fall dance concert “City Moves” Dec. 4 and 5 at the Saville Theatre. Visual and Performing Arts Department co-chair...

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Marco Anzures, the new coach for the women’s cross counrty team, warms up with second-recess kids before the Dirt Doggies 2K Watermelon Run on Oct. 3 at Morley Field. Photo by  Celia Jimenez

‘Patience, positivity and perseverance’

Celia Jimenez November 10, 2015

Marco Anzures is a San Diegan who's had a successful career as an athlete and young coach and he now is the new Knights women's cross country coach. Anzures has held the position since the summer and...

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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...

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2014 Boston Marathon winner,  Meb Keflezighi tells the story of when he first started running in junior high on May 7 at the Harry West Gym. Photo credit: David Pradel

The first mile of marathon Meb

Franchesca Walker and David Pradel May 12, 2015

“One day I saw people running, and thought why are those people running? They’re crazy. They’re not chasing anything (like in) soccer. … That was the first time I was introduced to running.” As...

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Study Hours: The missing buzzer

David Pradel, Sports Editor May 12, 2015

Why is it that the community colleges, which have the word community in them, lack in bringing the community closer? You would think the athletics program at community colleges would offer something...

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