City Times

Sports on the Edge

Rosemarie Davis

March 19, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

Do you have an adventurous streak and would like to try something new? If you're up for a challenge then try indoor rock climbing (also known as free climbing). It's a fun alternative sport and is a great work out. Indoor rock climbing takes upper body strength, but for total momentum one must utilize the lower half of the body and propel oneself up with the legs. This enables...

Fitness Center offers options

Brittany Arquette

March 19, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

By Brittany Arquette City Times Walk into any Bally's or 24 Hour Fitness and it's the same thing: for only a couple of hundred dollars down and $40 a month, you can become a member. But at that price, don't even think about a personal trainer. If you're a student at City, though, you have access to a workout facility with all the same equipment as a mainstream gym, plus...

Harry West Gym home to new sports programs

Cameron Mason

March 19, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

By Cameron Mason City Times The Harry West Gymnasium was completed in Oct. of 2005 to accommodate indoor athletics played at San Diego City College. The facility was built to replace a previously inadequate facility in the P building along Park Boulevard. The new gymnasium provides three regulation basketball courts, eight badminton courts, and five volleyball courts - all...

Soccer coach earns full-time appointment

Rebecca Saffran

March 19, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

By Rebecca Saffran City Times "Freeway Fliers": part-time professors who pay their dues by commuting between two or three campuses while working to achieve a full-time appointment on one. Andi Miliburn, City's newly appointed Assistant Professor of Health & Exercise Science, no longer makes such trips to Miramar or Mesa while coaching women's soccer at City. Now she can...

Women’s basketball returns to court

Tala Bashmi

March 19, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

By Tala Bashmi City Times After a decade-long absence, the San Diego City College women's basketball team has been reinstated. The Knights struggled during the pre-season, finishing 1-13, as well as finishing a dismal 1-12 during conference play, but that is only to be expected from a team so recently formed. On Feb. 3, the team did get their first conference win at the...

Review: Tango steps on your toes

Lauren Ciallella

March 19, 2007

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

By Lauren Ciallella City Times News of this distinctive wine shop had the six of us traipsing to Little Italy for a Saturday evening at Tango. Sidestepping wine store convention, their quirky twist on potluck has customers toting their own tapas to 2161 India Street. Captivated by the thought of an indoor picnic while sipping regional wines, we arrived laden with Tupperware...

Without labels (major ones anyway)

Lauren Ciallella

March 19, 2007

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

By Lauren Ciallella City Times Donning a scarlet burlesque, can-can dress (one of many costumes changes), an enthused Laura Jane (LJ) cruised the main stage while emceeing San Diego's third Indie Music Festival on March 3. Tripling in size since 2004, the event's increased volume made it necessary to move from The Abbey (2825 5th Ave.), which housed this So Cal 'happening'...

EuroFoto enables students to focus abroad

Rebecca Saffran

March 19, 2007

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

By Rebecca Saffran City Times A class unlike any other, City College's EuroFoto offers students the opportunity to learn new photo techniques, earn class units, and see some amazing places. Photo department chairman, Dave Eichinger, brought the program with him from Dallas two years ago to share the experience with his San Diego students. The 2007 EuroFoto itinerary will...

Review: Cafe Bassam adds a shot of Old World to San Diego

Nicole Burdette

March 19, 2007

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

By Nicole Burdette City Times On the corner of Fourth and Market and just a hop, skip and jump away from the main street of San Diego's Gaslamp District, CafÇ Bassam has served coffee connoisseurs since 1991. The ambience is that of a quaint European cafÇ complete with impressionist paintings and an impressive gun collection displayed on the walls. An awe-inspiring assortment...

Letters to the Editor

March 19, 2007

Filed under OPINION

Education is a right and not a privilege Dear Editor: I would be most disagreeable in your "real world" of intolerance. In response to your article entitled "The liberal hippies at Berkeley need to look at the big picture..." I was shocked and appalled by the lack of compassion. In my opinion, the hippies aren't the only ones who need to look at the "big picture". I believe...

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