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CITY CALENDAR

October 30, 2006

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Compiled by Julie Gillespie Send items to City Times, 1313 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101, e-mail citytimes@gmail.com, call (619) 388-3880, or fax (619) 388-3814 OCTOBER n "Grease" 10/27-11/12/06 Location: Saville Theater on campus Call (619) 388-3676 n Financial Aid Event "Halloween Theme" 10/31/06 @ 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: In front of the Financial Aid office n...

Walking the chalk

Chris Rice

October 30, 2006

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By CHRIS RICE City Times A festive celebration of all things Italian, San Diego hosted the 12th annual Precious Festa! the weekend of Oct. 7 and 8 in Little Italy. Basking in the afterglow of recent national recognition for its festivities, Little Italy served up a weekend of entertainment enjoyed by all. On hand this year were vendors selling a variety of Italian arts and...

VIEWPOINT

Sophia Herman, Sophia Herman, and Lauren Ciallella

October 30, 2006

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By SOPHIA HERMAN City Times Recently published in the City Times was an article entitled, "Women taking over: Do men even care?" It sent chills through my body as I read comments quoted by unnamed, chauvinistic men. For years women have been fighting for equality. That means to be seen as equal, not as a replacement to the male role but a contributor to the household. Women...

LIVE AND LEARN

Luis Bahena

October 30, 2006

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It baffles me to know that the third World War can start any time in the up-coming years, or even months. I mean, World War III, yet still, I'm stuck at the Gap making what I consider to be a tough decision between faded jeans or the ripped jeans. It never ceases to surprise me on how little I know on what's currently going on in the world. Sure, I've heard of the war that's...

EDITORIAL

October 30, 2006

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City Times' Editorial Board believes that the upcoming election on November seventh is an important one, especially for those of us attending City College as it proposes Proposition N, an $870 million bond that will fund updated facilities on our campus. A yes vote on Prop N is a vote in support of the growing city college campuses around San Diego. Rising construction costs...

CORRECTION

Luis Bahena

October 30, 2006

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In the Sept. 26, 2006, edition of City Times, a photo spread of pictures in the City Focus section was mistakenly identified as dance auditions for the upcoming "Grease" production. The photos were supposed to be labeled as the auditions for the Fall Dance Concert. City Times regrets the error. It is the policy of City Times to clarify content or correct errors. Send them...

No skateboarding on campus

Chris Rice

October 30, 2006

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By CHRIS RICE City Times It takes the right set of eyes to see it, but look closely enough and the evidence is there. Someone is breaking the law on campus. Code 84.12 (e) to be exact. Despite the efforts of San Diego Community College District to prevent it by the installation of skate stoppers on curbs and handrails, there is still plenty of proof that this activity is...

City Times staffers win awards from San Diego Press Club

October 30, 2006

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Staff members from City Times went home with several awards Oct. 26 from the San Diego Press Club. The awards follow honors given to City Times before the start of the semester from the Society of Professional Journalists and San Diego County Fair. City Times took second place for Best College Newspaper, along with seven other awards, June 22 at the Society of Professional...

Students, faculty walk for a cause

David Olender

October 30, 2006

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By DAVID J. OLENDER City Times More than 170 City College students, faculty and staff participated in the American Lung Association's fourth annual Asthma Walk on Sept. 24 at the Naval Training Center Promenade at Liberty Station in Point Loma. "As a person having suffered from asthma in my teens I have a great deal of empathy for everyone suffering from any kind of lung...

Low on cash? Rent your books on campus

Scott Landheer

October 30, 2006

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By SCOTT LANDHEER City Times The San Diego City College Bookstore became the first in the district to offer a book rental program this fall when it began renting one title. The book that was chosen to start the program is "Insel-Core Concepts in Health; Brief," used in Health 101, in part because every student must take the course to graduate, according to Dee Dee Porter,...

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