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  • City College student denied DACA

    City College student denied DACA

    Celia Jiménez, Border Editor

    November 14, 2017

    A 20-year-old Latinx student from San Diego City College was denied the Deferral Act of Childhood Arrivals permit (DACA) two weeks ago and now fears for her family’s safety. The student, who asked not to be identified, is a Political Science major and said her younger sibling and cousins look at her as a role model because she’s the first of...

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Community to Support Immigrant Students pays close attention to a presentation on their rights, Nov. 8.

    Shaylyn Martos

  • On Air with San Diego City College’s SDS Radio

    On Air with San Diego City College’s SDS Radio

    Yakira Delgadillo, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2017

    Wednesday nights from 6:40 p.m. to 9:20 p.m., San Diego City College students enrolled in the RTVF 131 Advance Radio Production gather to bring their ideas, talent and voices on air. City College is one of the few schools in the country that offers radio classes where students work at a broadcast radio station and people can stream and listen to...

    Professor Dave Smith in studio with the RTVF 131 Advanced Radio Production students practicing radio techniques discussed during lecture, San Diego City College, Oct.18, 2017

    Ron Morales

  • California Dreaming – San Diego Community College District advocacy workshops help students

    California Dreaming – San Diego Community College District advocacy workshops help students

    October 31, 2017

    The California Community College Chancellor’s Office declared Oct. 16 – 20 the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Advocacy Week, in support of the over 200,000 young Californians impacted by the program. The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) and San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE) hosted a week of free workshops and information...

    San Diego City College Student Services Council sponsored a How to Support Undocumented Students Workshop on Oct. 19.

    Franceen Perera

  • Ready, Set Transfer!

    Ready, Set Transfer!

    Nanitzia Comparan Cuadras, Social Media Editor

    October 26, 2017

    The two months of stress for San Diego City College students who are planning on transferring to a four-year university kicked off on Oct. 1, when California State University opened its new application form for Fall 2018 transfer. Community college students are eligible to apply for transfer if they are upper-division students who have completed at...

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  • City College administrators downsizing RTVF department

    City College administrators downsizing RTVF department

    Esai Melendez, Arts/Features Editor

    October 25, 2017

    You may have issues getting your degree soon if you’re majoring in Radio Television Video Film (RTVF). San Diego City College administration has decided to cut back on certain RTVF course offerings because they say enrollment is low compared to other classes offered on campus. Some of those classes have produced the Emmy-award winning broadcast ti...

    Proposed changes to future RTVF classes, such as offering classes only once a year, leave students’ questioning how they can complete the required material within the expected two year timeline.

    Alan Hickey

Maria-Camila Murcia, News Editor

December 4, 2017No Comments

For students that qualify for financial aid and haven’t received it or are unable to register, an education plan might be the missing link to completing your college education. An...

Esai Melendez, Arts/Features Editor

November 14, 2017 • Comments closed

Sexual assault and harassment are becoming more acknowledged nationally, in part due to recent allegations made against Hollywood icons Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey,...

California senate passes landmark sanctuary state bill

Celia Jimenez, Border Blog Editor

October 25, 2017 • Comments closed

California became the first sanctuary state in America after Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54, known as the California’s Values Act on Oct. 5. California Senator Kevin De Leon introduced the proposal in December...

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A trip to capture the coast

November 18, 2017No Comments

A new photo exhibition on campus showcases an inspirational trip up the California coast which gave San Diego City College students the chance to meet and learn from masters. “West...

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Death Takes a Holiday

December 6, 2017No Comments

A local cemetery once more hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration to keep alive the Mexican tradition while reflecting modern traumas. The La Vista Memorial Park and...

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December 4, 2017No Comments

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Why Volunteering Makes me Happy?

October 31, 2017 • Comments closed

The week of service at City College is the busiest week thus far for students, faculty, and alumni. They can volunteer to serve their downtown community by cleaning the cultu...

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Franceen Perera, Copy and Managing Editor

December 4, 2017No Comments

The latest remake of this quintessential Agatha Christie mystery novel contains enough...

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Esai Melendez, Arts/Features Editor

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Nanitzia Comparan Cuadras, Social Media Editor

November 15, 2017 • Comments closed

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Franceen Perera, Managing Editor, Copy Editor

November 7, 2017 • Comments closed

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