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VOX POPULI – Weighing in on gay/lesbian club’s new name

September 8, 2008

Filed under OPINION

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Student Union (LGBTSU) has changed their club name to the Fellowship of Associated Gay Students, the acronym being FAGS. What do you think of the name change?

Faculty piece blends Mayan myths and String Theory

Carlos Maia

September 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Marcela Villasenor stands under her sculpture entitled Mayan Wormhole II at the Sadville Theatre. Villasenor's conceptual sculpture installation correlates the Mayan calendar and String Theory, with the sand rings on the ground represent different layers of the universe. For more information, visit www.sdcity.edu/savilletheater/

The F word: Student group’s name stirs controversy

Nailah Edmondson

September 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Shimmery glitter-covered posters with the phrase "The F.A.G.S. are back" have caused a heated stir of discussion amongst City College staff and administration. "If the campus is making a big deal, perhaps it is due to the controversy caused by restrictions of our freedom of speech," President Jason Frye-Kolarik said, "and the fact that someone actually made them think outside...

Teachers union calls district out over staff cutbacks

David McAtee

September 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

A district-wide conflict erupted this week as allegations broke that the San Diego Community College District has been reorganizing non-faculty in order to terminate hourly employees since mid August. According to the American Federation of Teachers' Local 1931 President Jim Mahler, a memo outlining district hiring guidelines that violate the Education Code was sent to all...

“The FAGS are back” – Are the haters too?

Luis Bahena

September 8, 2008

Filed under OPINION

LIVE AND LEARN By Luis Bahena It's hard for me to look at a big white poster with the word FAG on it and not get a reaction. Does it matter if it's in a poorly made poster that looks like it was vandalized? Maybe? Even still, the word resonates in my brain and I have to wonder. I have to take a closer look at the poster and quench my inquisitive mind's thirst and find out...

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