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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

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,...

What’s in a name?

Hope Shaw. City Times file photo.

Phoenix Webb

December 15, 2015

Performing Arts and Radio, Television and Film are two programs scheduled to move into the newly remodeled C building at San Diego City College on Jan....

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

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...

San Diego City College professor and Visual and Performing Arts co-chair Katie Rodda Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Longtime theater professor becomes new arts co-chair

November 11, 2015

San Diego City College’s Visual and Performing Arts department has a new department co-chair, Katie Rodda, who started in the position as of June of...

Con: ‘Holy Grail’ number of students for classes must die

Celia Jimenez

October 27, 2015

The administration took draconian measures starting this fall to keep high-enrollment classes while discarding the ones that don’t fulfill the minimum criteria. It asks for a ridiculous cap of 35 students per class. A number nobody has been able to explain under which pedagogical variables have been done and why it has to be equally applied across all departments when each...

Data collected from City College's Office of Instruction and online class schedule. Learning communities were divided in this count since they are composed from two or more classes. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Class section cancellations stir frustration

September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persis...

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