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Immigration march starts at City College

Rebecca Saffran and Rebecca Saffran

May 7, 2007

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Approximately 400 immigration activists gathered on May 1 in front of City College and marched to First Street and Broadway in Downtown. On the May Day anniversary, supporters shouted slogans such as "Aqu° estamos, no nos vamos" ("Here we are, and here we stay") as they marched the streets of Downtown, escorted by San Diego Police.

Campus safety can start with student action and understanding

Mariana Lima and Mariana Lima

May 7, 2007

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By Mariana Lima Contributor The idea "it will never happen to me" never protected students from shooters when they attacked their classrooms. On the other hand, constant fear and panic on campuses do not stop gunmen from firing their guns. After the Virginia Tech massacre, Constance M. Carroll, chancellor of San Diego Community College District assured in one e-mail that...

Officers arrest theft suspect

Stephen Burgers and Stephen Burgers

May 7, 2007

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By Stephen Burgers City Times A man was arrested in Curran Plaza on suspicion of theft on April 18 at 5 p.m. The observations of a City student led to the man's apprehension after she said she saw him stealing a laptop that had been momentarily left unattended by a student purchasing food. On April 11, Andrea Lee Heaton, a City College nursing student, was studying in the...

Student Center fee fails despite voter support

Scott Landheer and Scott Landheer

May 7, 2007

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By Scott Landheer City Times The proposed Student Center fee failed because not enough students voted on either side of the issue to make it a valid election. The fee would have cost students $1 per credit (up to 10 credits) per year. In order to even be considered, 2,838 students would have had to cast their votes on April 24-26. According to Gail Rodriguez, Student Affairs...

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