• Renovating into the 21st century

    Renovating into the 21st century

    Justine Schulz

    December 15, 2015

    One of San Diego City College’s upcoming changes in the next few years includes the renovation of the A building, which will give the campus a transformed look. The A building’s new design, which took 18 months to plan out, has a $25.7 million budget. The other new and renovated buildings at City College opened double the number of classrooms... READ MORE »»

    An early rendering of an aerial view of the A building post renovation. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

  • Not so common area

    Not so common area

    Mike Madriaga

    December 15, 2015

    Rahma Hassan is a 20-year-old City College student who not only adores the color scheme of the Student Commons building on the corner of 16th and C Streets, she finds peace from within. This was only Hassan’s second visit. “I felt like it was restricted and thought it was (exclusively) for events,” Hassan mentioned. She initially surveyed... READ MORE »»

    San Diego City College student Rahma Hassan sits in the Student Commons building, located by the AH and BT buildings on the corner of 16th and C Streets, on Nov. 16. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

  • Getting technical with the T building

    Getting technical with the T building

    Destiny Ortiz

    December 15, 2015

    Another older building bites the dust as the Engineering and Technology building, better known as the T building, will be receiving a much needed upgrade beginning July 1 of next year. The T building plan was added along with the renovations of the A and D building brought by Proposition N. According to www.smartvoter.org, Prop. N is part of an $870 milli... READ MORE »»

    An aerial view of an early rendering of the completed T building. Photos courtesy of Tom Fine and RJC Architects

  • Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

    Shining the spotlight on the spring semester

    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 during the spring semester. Voice for the Actor and Movement for the Actor — two classes previously required for as a theater major — have now... READ MORE »»

    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

  • Paris attacks hit home

    Paris attacks hit home

    Angelica Wallingford

    December 8, 2015

    On the night of Nov. 13, one of the deadliest attacks on French soil since World War II occurred in multiple locations across Paris and Saint-Denis claiming more than 132 lives. Meanwhile, 5,000 miles away, San Diego City College professor Philippe Patto was in a park with his husband walking their dog when he heard the news that his hometown was... READ MORE »»

    A group of people make a combination peace sign and Eiffel Tower at the House of France in Balboa Park on Nov. 16 during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the attacks in Paris and Saint- Denis that occurred on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Richard Valentin

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Angelica Wallingford

Dear readers, Hunched over my computer looking through edit after edit of this issue, I ...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 1 comment

Crossing Borders

Crossing Borders

Laura Sanchez

The Tijuana-San Diego border is a nonstop pumping vessel. It never sleeps. Thousands...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 1 comment

Tourist’s Guide to San Diego

Tourist’s Guide to San Diego

There are many reasons why San Diego is named “America’s Finest City.” It was where pop-pun...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off

San Diego, As Told By Locals

San Diego, As Told By Locals

Angelica Wallingford

San Diego has been covered by almost every travel show imaginable. There have been guides...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off

Street Superheroes

Street Superheroes

Joe Kendall

“Does that thing record video?” Spartan asks from the front seat looking at my camera. “Yeah,"...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 1 comment

No Gray Area Here

No Gray Area Here

Mark Elliott

“We’re agents of change …” Anyone riding a San Diego trolley who has seen the...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • 1 comment

Cycling the D.I.Y. Skills

Cycling the D.I.Y. Skills

Torrey Spoerer

Alfredo originally bought his vintage Raleigh road bicycle for only $5, but he has also...  Read More »

May 21, 2015 • Comments Off

Radio Pulso

Radio Pulso

Laura Sanchez

Nothing nourishes the drained body like a breakfast burrito after one of “those nights”...  Read More »

May 19, 2015 • Comments Off

Obscuring Gender

Obscuring Gender

Laura Sanchez

Color broadcast television was introduced in the United States in 1953. By the 1970s,...  Read More »

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News

Alleged Sexual Assault in the V Building Initiated from Tinder Dating App

Michael Ray Madriaga, contributor

A woman reported a sexual assault in the V building parking lot of City College on Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. College police are currently investigating the incident. The victim met with ...  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Suspect Identified in RTVF Theft

Cassandra Carroll, contributor

A suspect was arrested today for the theft of four cameras that were stolen from the Radio, Television, and Film Department over winter break. Two C100 cameras were returned...  Read More »

February 10, 2016 • 0 comments

RTVF to celebrate return to remodeled home

Oisis Jones

Department will honor founder  Hope Shaw. Radio, Television, and Film Department staff members will welcome back alumni on Feb. 6 with an open house to celebrate the...  Read More »

February 6, 2016 • 0 comments

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Arts

Bringing fantasy to life

Bringing fantasy to life

The bass from the electronica and ambient style music grumbled outside of the V-101 Auditorium on Dec. 8. Intertwining the rhythm via matching their beats-per-minute, was...  Read More »

December 23, 2015 • Comments Off

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Life

Life behind the screen(writer)

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...  Read More »

January 16, 2016 • 0 comments

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Opinion

Perspective: The Internet that stole Christmas

Earlier this month, Joshua Feuerstein called out Starbucks in a video that went viral, claiming that the company was waging a war against Christmas. Feuerstein goes on to...  Read More »

December 8, 2015 • Comments Off

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Newscene is a production of San Diego City College's Radio/Television/Film program.