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urban garden revised

Carlos Maia

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

San Diego City College campus has a new urban farm program that started this fall semester the farm is located in between the Seville theatre and the Learning resource center. Karon Klipple is a mathematics professor, and co chair of the environmental stewardship committee, which is responsible for the recycling, program and many other green friendly programs on campus. Klipple's...

Court pans in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

From City Times News Services

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Emily Grospe UC Berkeley Daily Californian BERKELEY (U-WIRE) - A state appellate court has ruled that a state law granting subsidized in-state tuition rates to undocumented California college students conflicts with federal law. California's AB 540 law had allowed undocumented students to pay in-state tuition if they had attended a state high school for three years and if...

Book Fair takes over campus starting Sept. 25

Fahima Paghmani

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

San Diego City College will hold its third annual book fair, seven events in the month of Sept through Oct. It will be held in the Saville Theatre and Room D121. The Saville Theatre, located first floor on campus, will house events that will run Sept. 25th through Oct. 4th. The first event on Sept 25th will be held at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park at 7:00...

Review: Ocean Beach Jazz Fest turns 4

Manny Lopez

September 22, 2008

Filed under Entertainment

The annual Jazz 88 Ocean Beach Jazz Festival has always been inextricably associated with gorgeous weather, great people, excellent scenery and good music. This year's event was certainly no exception. Held at the foot of Newport Avenue on Sept. 7, the fourth annual event, "Was the biggest and best ever," said KSDS 88.3 Station Manager, Mark DeBoskey. An audience of over 1000...

MEChA celebrates Mexican holiday

Luis Bahena

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

The mood was set by Spanish music playing in Gorton Quad as M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) set up the area to celebrate Mexican Independence day on Sept 16. With poetry readings and live music scheduled, the celebration began as MEChA President Jose Mondragon stepped up to the mike. "It's important to commemorate this day... for MEChA, for us. It's important...

VOX POPULI: With available parking being so scarce at City, what are your alternatives to on-campus parking?

Shannon Kuhfuss

September 22, 2008

Filed under OPINION

Question: With available parking being so scarce at City, what are your alternatives to on-campus parking?

LIVE AND LEARN: Inspired parking possibilities for students

Luis Bahena

September 22, 2008

Filed under OPINION

LIVE AND LEARN Luis Bahena It's no surprise that parking sucks here at City College. Just the other day a professor had to cancel a class because he couldn't find parking. Yet for me, I've never had a problem with parking at City College. That is of course, I never paid the $30 for a parking permit, nor do I have to look for loose change in my car to pay the meter machines. Nope,...

City professor releases film

Veronica Eissa

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

"This is the fullest it's been in years" Professor Laura Castaneda boasted admiringly. She had not seen RTVC140 this full since 5 semesters ago. And she cannot explain why. Maybe it has to do with her 20-plus years of experience in the field as a journalist, reporter, production assistant, assignment editor and now producer of the new documentary "The Devil's Breath: Border...

Ramadan traditions bring it home for Muslim students

Veronica Eissa

September 22, 2008

Filed under FEATURES

It's not a boycott or a strike, but many Muslim students at City College are abstaining from food and drink this month, and it's by choice. They are following one of the 5 pillars of their religion, Islam. But is it that simple? Ramadan is a religious event. Muslim's all over the world take part in it by abstaining from eating and drinking and for married couples sexual intercourse,...

Trolley Dances return in October

Evonne Ermey

September 22, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Most people don't think of dancing when they think of public transportation, but for the past ten years that is exactly what Jean Isaacs Dance Theatre and the Metropolitan Transit System have been bringing to San Diego commuters in the form of Trolley Dances. The event, which kicks off its silver anniversary Sept 27 at the Hazard Center trolley stop, gives passengers the chance...

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