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Do more to prevent mentally ill from harming students

April 14, 2008

Note: The following editorial was published April 11 by the Boston University Daily Free Press, distributed through U-WIRE Boston University Daily Free Press editorial board It reflects a sad state of affairs when it takes a national tragedy for a state to reform its mental illness statutes, but sometimes officials need a wakeup call to act. Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine...

Preventative health care costs make me sick

Evonne Ermey

April 14, 2008

Evonne Ermey City Times According to the Healthcare Marketplace Project, America spends almost 90 percent more on health care than other industrialized countries. We are home of the free, land of the brave, and owners of the most expensive health care in the world, and I, the quintessential starving student, have begun to feel the pinch. It seems that ever since I decided...

EDITORIAL – Threat of anxiety outweighs school-shooting threat

April 14, 2008

City Times Editorial Board Law enforcement is seriously undermining our generation if information regarding a possible school shooting is only being put out on a need-to-know basis in fear of a widespread panic frenzy. Most of us were in grade school when tragedy struck Columbine High School, and even more fresh in our minds is the shooting at Virginia Tech almost exactly...

ADVENTURES OF THE FRU-GAL – Tips to get much more for much less

Heidi Stenquist

April 14, 2008

Heidi Stenquist City Times By now you're cutting coupons, checking advertised specials and starting to see the value of shopping at thrift stores. You're beginning to know how far your dollar can go. Good. There are several ways to cut corners and survive even the hardest of times. Many times I have lived on a bag of potatoes or top ramen. There were times I ate plain pasta...

International student’s journey a powerful one


April 14, 2008

SUSAN RODEN City Times The journey to the unfamiliar country was great, with many miles traveled from home. The destination, San Diego City College, is the road of opportunity to her future. It was a long 32 hours for international student Lize Mesquita to travel from Brazil to a country with different language, food and culture after leaving her family and home life behind. SDCC...

Stories on skin

Mayumi Kimura

April 14, 2008

Mayumi Kimura City Times Tats. Ink. Art. Whatever you call them, and whether you love them or hate them; tattoos are here. They have become an everyday existence; they are the norm. During the punk movement in the late 1970s, tattoos were the mark of outlaws, bikers and wild women. "I felt like a minority. I was always being judged. I knew what it felt to be a woman of...

THEATER REVIEW – ’42nd Street’ opens despite some bumps

Heather Richards

April 14, 2008

Heather Richards City Times "I like the show . there are a lot of girls," John Puente said, after seeing the production of "42nd street" at City College. "The music is good, I like the music . the topic is kind of . is kind of . boring." Though theatre gods roll their eyes, Puente may have a point. The story follows a troupe of actors putting on a show called "Pretty Lady."...

Are you on the list?


April 14, 2008

Dsvid McATEE City Times Artist Adam Belt's newest installation at the Athenaeum in La Jolla features the unlikely natural substance of salt as the medium. The installation is entitled Convergence and explores the ways that salt is shaped by wind and water, as well as the interplay between nature and man-made structures. The installation is presented in the main gallery of...

Travel the world through Study Abroad program

Evonne Ermey

April 14, 2008

Evonne Ermey City Times 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. For more information including costs and departure dates visit

Grab your cap and gown

Kristina Long

April 14, 2008

Kristina Long City Times Spring is here and graduation is just around the corner. April is the time to start your preparation for graduation. April 18 is the deadline to notify the Evaluations Office if you do not want your name printed in the program. You should also notify them by this date if you think you may be graduating with honors. If you are planning on participating...

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