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TAKE NOTE: Business leadership to studying abroad

February 25, 2008

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HEADLINE: Opportunities to study abroad City College's 2008 study abroad schedule gives students the opportunity to travel and learn in destinations such as, but not limited to, London, England, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Cuernavaca, Mexico, as well as locations in Greece and Italy. Eligibility for study abroad programs require that students complete 12 college level...

State senator seeks bill for student press

Tulika Bose

February 25, 2008

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Tulika Bose UCLA Daily Bruin LOS ANGELES (U-WIRE) - At the national college newspaper convention in San Francisco last Friday, Sen. Leland Yee introduced new legislation that would make it illegal for administrators to discipline high school and college journalism advisors based on content published in school newspapers. Adam Keigwin, the assistant president pro tem for Yee's...

Skin cancer on the rise

Mayumi Kimura

February 25, 2008

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Mayumi Kimura City Times She knew something was wrong. Over the past year, the pinpoint-sized freckle on the back of her leg had changed. One side of it had become darker and it was sensitive to the touch. She made an appointment with her dermatologist right away. In the exam room, the urgency of her doctor's voice alarmed her. She was near tears when he told her that...

Prop 92 Goes Bust Amidst California’s Budget Worries

David McAtee

February 25, 2008

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David McAtee City Times The dismal fate of Proposition 92 was decided on Feb 5th by voters in California, voted down by 57 percent despite support from many groups in the state. The measure was to recalculate and stabilize the way that community colleges received their funding, limit the ability of lawmakers to increase fees, and reduce the cost of classes from twenty dollars...

Changing opportunities into success

Heidi Stenquist

February 25, 2008

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Heidi Stenquist City Times Students in Free Enterprise, SIFE, held its 11th annual Business Opportunity Marketplace in the Gorton Quad Feb. 27 as part of their curriculum; giving those enrolled hands-on business experience within a network community they create. SIFE events are similar to project's you might see on "The Apprentice," with similar challenges of creating a...

Out of reach?

Nailah Edmondson

February 25, 2008

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Nailah Edmondson City Times Plan on transferring to San Diego State University for spring 2009? Many City College students aren't aware of this, but SDSU received more than 61,000 applications for fall 2008 from freshman and transfer students. Yet SDSU was limited by its' 2008 budget cuts to only accept 7,000 students. As of this year SDSU is saying they will not be accepting...

Spring cleaning at SDSU leaves some in the dust

KRISTINA LONG

February 25, 2008

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KRISTINA LONG City Times Take advanced placement classes, graduate with honors and continue your education at a university; that's what parents, teachers, and guidance counselors are constantly screaming at you throughout your entire education. At whom and what will they scream when they find out that the university that you are trying to apply to is no longer accepting applications?...

Shock value dies with victim

HEATHER RICHARDS

February 25, 2008

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HEATHER RICHARDS City Times A teenage boy in Oxnard, CA received an awful valentine last month; a gunshot to the head. Lawrence King was declared brain-dead on Feb. 14, Valentine's Day. Authorities say another boy, who had been taunting him, shot him while at school. Lawrence was gay. Supposedly Lawrence, who wore high-heeled boots and makeup from time to time, asked the...

ADVENTURES OF THE FRU-GAL: Getting out and about on a thin dime for the Break

HEIDI STENQUIST

February 25, 2008

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HEIDI STENQUIST City Times Soon, you'll get a week off from classes, you have little or no money and you're wondering what kind of spring break you're going to have. Several of us, myself included, don't have the luxury of flying somewhere for a week's bliss. But no matter, I'm going to give you some ideas that will feel like a vacation and literally take you away, even...

Diversity talk headlined by Superior Court judge

Heidi Stenquist

February 25, 2008

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Heidi Stenquist City Times In recognition of Women's History Month, the World Cultures Program welcomed Judge Lillian Lim, first Filipino-American Superior Court Judge in America, who presented a slide-show of facts to students in the Saville Theatre March 5. She spoke of her rise to the bench, women's roles in society, justice, ethnic fairness and diversity in the legal...

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