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City College students work Comic Con 2017

City College students work Comic Con 2017

July 24, 2017

For some City College students; attending Comic-Con International: 2017 – was merely a job. “There are so many people here,” said Andrew Ruthenberg, a re...

“S-Town” fails to live up to the promise of its predecessor

Thomas Chesy

April 11, 2017

Filed under Art, Arts

From the creators of the hit podcast, “Serial,” a new seven-chapter series aiming to revolutionize the form has arrived. Unfortunately, “S-Town” misses the mark considerably. Admittedly, this opinion of “S-Town” is in the minority. The podcast has a four-and-a-half-star rating on iTunes and has been praised almost universally by critics. “S-Town” has not, howe...

Anticipation building for new Kendrick Lamar album

Esai Melendez

April 11, 2017

Filed under Art, Arts

For about two weeks now, Lamar has been hinting to his fans that a new album is on the way thanks to a promotional track he released on March 23 titled, “The Heart Part 4.” In the last line of the track, Lamar raps, “Y’all got till April the 7th to get y’all s--- together,” which stirred up a lot of talk about April 7 being the album’s release date. Exactly a wee...

Jazz 88’s first ever Blues Club Caravan

James Call

April 11, 2017

Filed under Art, Arts

Jazz 88, City College’s own award winning Jazz radio station, is hosting its first ever Blues Club Caravan, April 18 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The station has hired buses to take Blues lovers to several clubs around town. Patrons have the option of staying all night at whichever particular club they wish to, or hop on the buses, which stop at each club every 15 minutes and ...

Does “Big Little Lies”’ controversial ending do its story justice?

Gabrielle Toback

April 11, 2017

Filed under Arts, Movies

…women do not need to have it out for men in order to band together to defend each other, be strong, and overcome…

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13 Reason Why deeply explores teen suicide

Nanitzia Elizabeth Comparan Cuadras

April 11, 2017

Filed under Art, Arts

Spoiler alert “High school”: hearing these two simple words can flash you back to four years of rumors, drama, hormones and hard times where you were likely a target at least once. “13 Reasons Why” is a Netflix original series released on March 31, 2017, directed by Tom McCarthy and produced by singer/actress Selena Gomez. The series focuses on Hannah Baker, pla...

BORDER BLOG – ¡Viva el cine latino!

March 24, 2017

Mariachi music, food and wine from la Valle de Guadalupe, and the laughs of movie stars and directors set the tone for opening night of the 24th San Diego...

Women in Light showcases local photography

Shaylyn Martos

March 14, 2017

Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Women in Light photo collective held the opening reception for their fourth annual show in the Luxe Gallery at San Diego City College on Friday, Feb. 24. “Women in Light: A Perspective” features work from City College students and faculty as well as local photographers regarding womanhood, femininity, and the societal structures and gender roles that define women’s liv...

Latino Film Festival returns to San Diego

Shaylyn Martos

March 14, 2017

Filed under Arts

The 24th annual San Diego Latino Film Festival opens on March 16 in Mission Valley and North Park and will run until March 26. The film festival was originally created as an opportunity for film students to showcase their work focusing on the Latino culture and experience, but has now grown into a respected and large festival that takes over the AMC Theater at the Miss...

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