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Artist Bhavna Mehta demonstrates cut paper art and printmaking to a group of people.

‘Printmaking’ event explores cut paper and ink

Artist Bhavna Mehta guides City students through a process of experimentation during the World Cultures event
Kathryn Gray and Kathy Archibald April 15, 2022
Bhavna Mehta, who predominantly creates designs using cut paper and embroidery, presented and created alongside attendees at the World Cultures event “Printmaking” on April 13 at San Diego City College.
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David Contreras

Local artist speaks to City College students

David Contreras opens the spring season of the World Cultures program
Victor Ortiz, Jr. , Multimedia Journalist February 15, 2022
San Diego artist David Contreras shared the evolutionary path his art style took in a Zoom presentation entitled “Look This Way! Craftsmanship and Seduction with David Contreras.”
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A screenshot picture of a coffee cup and beans.

Rethinking how we experience coffee at City College

The science behind coffee as explained by City College's SACNAS chapter
Christopher Tapanes, Multimedia Journalist November 5, 2021
The World Cultures Program hosted a Zoom event that featured presentations made by students belonging to City College's national-award-winning SACNAS chapter.
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América Martínez

Farmworkers movement leads to collaboration and change

World Cultures Program kicks off with the first of eleven events of the semester
Marlena Harvey, Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021
Director of the SUBIR Cultural Center Adan Sanchez convened educators, guest speakers and students to share personal experiences and opinions on the inequality and unequal representation of cultures in the San Diego Community College District.
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Brother Yusef Miller speaking, wearing a grey suit behind a table with a red tablecloth

Tolerance event brings Islamic tradition to City College

The event with Brother Yusef Miller was for Muslims, non-Muslims to connect
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Valerie Vizcarra March 10, 2020
The World Cultures program hosted a presentation called Culture of Tolerance in the Islamic Tradition with Miller on Thursday, March 5. It was an effort to improve relationships between Muslims and non-Muslim communities through education.
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San Diego Symphony string quartet

A priceless performance played at City College

Students can buy discount tickets to future symphony performances.
Jade Benn, Staff Writer December 10, 2019
The San Diego Symphony’s string quartet performed at the Saville Theatre on Nov. 6. If you missed it, there are more chances to enjoy the symphony on a student budget.
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Editorial: Fix the academic event calender, students will come

Justine Schulz October 27, 2015

Accuracy is a vital component in our society for us to be able to succeed. As should be the case with academic calendars. It is crucial to provide information that is clear, concise and accurate. Students,...

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Common Ground Theatre troupe perfoms an excerpt from the upcoming play “North Star Shining” at the Saville Theatre on Feb. 5. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

‘North Star Shining’ lights up the Saville Theatre

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor February 8, 2015

The red stage lights dimmed down onto the stage as the sounds of African drums streamed through the speakers of the Saville Theatre. The cast, all African Americans, entered the stage in a choreographed...

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Using a rattle and a copal (a tree resin incense) Carlos Granados (right), a traditional healer, leads City students, staff and volunteers in a spiritual healing session in the Saville Theatre. Photo credit: Miguel Cid

Getting out of default mode

Amber Henry September 16, 2014

Students, staff and the general public filled the Saville Theater Sept. 4 to listen as Kali Love, a certified teacher at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, speak about how to stop what she calls the “hamster...

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Chopra Center instructor Kali Love practicing yoga in Big Bear Lake, Calif. (Facebook)

The Chopra Center comes to City

Amber Henry August 30, 2014

City College's World Cultures Program has invited Kali Love, a world renowned teacher from the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, to speak with students on relaxation techniques and mindfulness training on Sept....

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Jonestown survivor Laura Johnston Kohl spoke to an audience at City College on Oct. 29. Michelle Moran, City Times.

Life after tragedy: surviving Jonestown

Michelle Moran November 13, 2013

On Nov. 18, 1978, Americans were shocked by one of the most traumatic incidents in history.More than 900 people died that day in Guyana, in a location called Jonestown, from an apparent mass suicide.Many...

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Iranian born filmmaker describes importance of humanity

Aiesha Harrison November 13, 2013

It is important for people step out of their comfort zone to come together, regardless of their differences. That is the message Jahangir Golestan-Parast, an Iranian born filmmaker, delivered at City College...

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