City Times

Basketball first season game Dec. 12

Nailah Edmondson

December 10, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

Men's basketball begin their regular season when they go heads up with Cuyamaca College Dec. 12. With the loss of lead scorers Cornel Williams and Shawn Brooks, will the adjustment hinder the Knights? Or has the new roster created a playoff hungry team? After participating in eight tournaments for the preseason, the Knights are 2-6.

Playoffs cut short in 2nd round

Nailah Edmondson

December 10, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

The second round of regional playoffs is where City College's men's soccer team ended their 2007 season with an overall record of 14-6-3. The Knights began the playoffs by defeating Long Beach City College in the first round 2-1. City college then advanced to the 2nd round of playoffs where they faced Santa Ana College. After two scoreless periods both teams battled it out...

Fitness Center to host lecture on nutrition

Nailah Edmondson

December 10, 2007

Filed under SPORTS

General nutrition will be the topic of Dec. 13's lecture in the Harry West Gymnasium at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Kim Mueller, a registered dietician with a master's degree in exercise physiology. Mueller is also an athlete having competed in a numerous amount of marathons and an Ironman competitor. She is also a nationally known sports nutrition speaker. The fitness center...

Eating the veggie way — is it a healthy choice?

Katie Dunn

December 10, 2007

Filed under FEATURES

In battle between green and lean, which is more effective in the progression and elongation of human life, a vegetarian, vegan or carnivorous diet? Society is confronted with a number of options that may possibly help or hurt their health. A constant question has been raised against the vegetarian and vegan diets, is there enough protein and is it really healthy? Vegan diets...

Eurofoto 2007 tour ends with food, fun and wine

Donna Maranto

December 10, 2007

Filed under FEATURES

Editor's note: This first-person story is the third of three parts covering the City College photography department's 2007 Eurofoto tour. This year's tour covered the United Kingdom. After arriving from Shannon, we quickly hopped a tour bus and were treated to such sights as The Elephant House (where the story of Harry Potter was written), the university and its magnificent...

Student fees may go up at San Diego State

Alanna Berman

December 10, 2007

Filed under NEWS

SAN DIEGO (U-WIRE) At $15 per semester, San Diego State University has one of the lowest Student Body Association Fees in the California State University system, and it is still far below the annual average of $129 per year. Currently, the combined revenue is about $1 million, funding programs such as student government, college councils and student union special programs. At...

‘Beowulf’ is a step back for digitally animated films

Alissa Wisniewski

December 10, 2007

Filed under FEATURES

Not every classic fiction story makes for a good action film, but the story of the hero Beowulf had potential. In his cinematic reproduction of the Old English folk tale "Beowulf", Director Robert Zemeckis fuses cartoonish animation with actual actors, which diluted the impact of the plot and characters. The actors look like molded Jell-O figures who stumbled around unable...

Crafting holiday spirit …

David McAtee

December 10, 2007

Filed under FEATURES

The Whistlestop Bar in South Park hosted a craft fair Dec. 1 featuring more than 15 local crafters and designers. The event was organized in conjunction with the South Park Walkabout, a neighborhood event that has been getting South Park residents out of their houses past dark since 2005. Jennifer Hughes, one of the two main organizers of the Craftabout along with Tina Fellow,...

‘Cuban Spirit’ celebrated with variety, emotion

Katie Dunn

December 10, 2007

Filed under FEATURES

A woman in white lies on the floor as a slow rhythm starts to play. As the slow tempo begins to quicken, her hand rises into the air and pulls her to her feet. The woman leaps to center stage and begins a ballad of her own in fluid movements to the beats of the band playing behind her. She begins to take control of the stage and demands attention from the crowd, dancing and...

NASCAR and Mother Nature – like oil and water

Danny Penera

December 10, 2007

Filed under OPINION

For sports fans there is no greater time of year than in the fall. Fall is the time where The World Series takes place, the basketball season starts and football teams beat up on each other. Who wouldn't love the idea of watching physically gifted athletes proving their merit against other gifted athletes both mentally and physically? However something has been bugging me...

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