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The question of global warming

Stephen Burgers

March 19, 2007

Filed under OPINION

By Stephen Burgers City Times When I was in third grade, we celebrated the first Earth Day. My school was in a middle class neighborhood which afforded each student a pine seedling to take home and plant. I planted my tree and it ended up being cut down by my brother wielding our lawnmower. I didn't contemplate an environmental holocaust because this was during the cold war...

Live and Learn

Luis Bahena

March 19, 2007

Filed under OPINION

By Luis Bahena City Times I always find myself asking the question, "How much can people find out about you by learning about what you do?" This question was most recently raised by a small assignment I had in my English class. For my English class, we were told to bring in an article to share with the class on our next meeting. We had been short on time so the teacher didn't...

Alumnus Costner visits Fullerton

Johnathan Kroncke

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Johnathan Kroncke CSU Fullerton Daily Titan FULLERTON (U-WIRE) - Actor and director Kevin Costner addressed a capacity crowd at California State University at Fullerton on Wednesday with a single message in mind: Believe in yourself. "There is a lot of noise out there [in the world]," Costner said. "The signals are all wrong. You have to listen to the ticking of your...

Student narcissism at all-time high, SDSU researcher finds

Kendra Stiles

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Kendra Stiles Kansas State Collegian MANHATTAN, Kan. (U-WIRE) - Narcissism and self-centeredness are at an all-time high among college students, according to a study conducted by researchers at San Diego State University. Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at SDSU, conducted the research and had about 16,000 college students fill out a Narcissistic Personality Inventory...

Passport changes, travel advisories won’t stop Spring Break revelers

Bill Hanna

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Bill Hanna MCT Campus New passport requirements, violence in some Mexican resort towns, crowded airplanes and steadily increasing gasoline prices won't keep college students from heading out of town. The passport requirements went into effect last month for travelers to Mexico and the Caribbean and appear to have done little to slow students' demand for international travel...

College costs prompt student rally in Washington, D.C.

Sally Dadisman

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Sally Dadisman MCT Campus With almost $40,000 of debt in student loans after graduating from UC San Diego in 2005, Jennifer Pae has had enough. Pae, along with around 400 other students rallied in Washington, D.C., last week to protest what they see as a major problem in higher education funding: There isn't enough. "College is quickly becoming out of reach," Pae said....

Transfer fair focuses on historically black colleges

Shanika Whaley

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Shanika Whaley City Times City College hosted an array of different Black colleges at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Transfer Day in Gorton Quad Feb. 28. Students from around San Diego County came to see what these colleges had to offer. At the event, students, a majority of them Black, delved into the interesting facts about some of the schools. A...

Speaker shares story about perils of immigrants

Josie Salazar and Rebecca Saffran

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Josie Salazar and Rebecca Saffran City Times Award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario was invited by City College's Chicano Studies department as part of World Cultures Spring 2007 to talk to students about immigration issues and her new book "Enrique's Journey," which is based on her L.A. Times articles in the Saville Theatre March 8. Nazario won several awards for her...

Police officers bust traffic law violators

Scott Landheer

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Scott Landheer City Times The San Diego City College/East Village Community Traffic Safety Project's Enforcement Operation took place on March 7 at the San Diego High Educational Complex. Officers from the City of San Diego, City College and the high school arrived on foot, on horseback, in cars and on motorcycles to make their presence known, issue warnings and enforce...

Debra Wright-Howard joins disability support services

Stephen Burgers

March 19, 2007

Filed under NEWS

By Stephen Burgers City Times Debra Wright-Howard joined the City College staff in January and heads the High Tech Center for Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS). She said she wants to "optimize the use of available tools which allow disabled students accessibility and accommodation in the educational challenge." Wright-Howard brings with her an extensive resume,...

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