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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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West African Percussion Performers

African percussion concert brings the beat to City College

City Music, World Cultures bring acclaimed musicians to share how music has evolved
Alex Gomez, Staff Writer March 8, 2020
Acclaimed musician Adama Bilorou, along with peers Monette Marino and Nasira Keita, shared a traditional West African percussion performance at City College last Wednesday night.
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A panel of formerly incarcerated students speaks to am audience at City College.

First World Cultures event focused on criminal justice

Formerly incarcerated students work toward success against the odds.
Vicky Pineda, Sports Editor September 13, 2019
The first World Cultures event kicked off with “Treated Like A Number: Not A Human” with Dr. Rob Rubalcaba, a mathematics professor at San Diego City College.
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Jamie Bianchini and a passenger share a ride on his tandem bicycle in Tibet during his adventure that covered 81 countries. Photo from Abicyclebuiltfortwobillion.com

A bike that rode around the world

Author and entrepreneur Jamie Bianchini brings tales of his adventures around the world, finding love and meeting 1,000 people in 81 countries — all while riding a tandem bicycle
Heder Casas November 10, 2015

Who would imagine that a bicycle would be able to break barriers between cultures and bring a lot of happiness to anyone who joins the back seat for a ride? That is exactly what Jamie Bianchini was...

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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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No MAS, No MAS

Mexican American Studies classes have been dropped
Mike Madriaga October 14, 2015

The students weren’t clapping for applause at the MS-162 Hall on Sept. 22. It was more of a ceremonial "unity clap," similar to ones that Caesar Chavez did, to start off the mind-opening presentation...

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San Diego City College alumnus and local artist Salvador Torres engages audience members with a retelling of the Chicano movement as art history to a packed house in the Saville Theatre on Oct. 8. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Chicano art through the ages

Destiny Ortiz October 14, 2015

As students, San Diego City College alumni and guests piled into the Saville Theatre, they were hit with the melodic sounds coming from a guitar that belonged to the muralist and artist Salvador Roberto...

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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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Margaret Orech speaks about land mine issues happening in her home country Uganda as part of an Oct. 22 event hosted by Peace Studies professor Katie Zanoni in MS-162. The event offered the perspectives of three women who described the state of inequality in countries around the world through a series from the Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace Studies. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Multinational women battle for change – Tales of three women make an impact and raise awareness during Women Peacemakers Conference

Richard Lomibao November 19, 2014

A juxtaposed embrace of silence and loud claps filled the auditorium of the MS building as attendees anticipated the next woman’s story. Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace Studies offers awareness on...

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The science building's planetarium displays several constellations as Astronomy professor Dr. Lisa Will demonstrates the abilities of the planetarium during a Founder's Week event put on by World Cultures. Photo credit: Troy Orem

Constellations brought to life through planetarium tour

Troy Orem September 27, 2014

Students and faculty alike were treated to a tour of City College's planetarium through a demonstration put on by World Cultures. Astronomy Professor Dr. Lisa Will demonstrated the power of the planetarium,...

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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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