City Times

F.A.G.S. followup

Evonne Ermey

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Since early on in the semester the Fellowship of Associated Gay Students have been riding the wake of a tsunami size controversy created around the induction of their new acronym, F.A.G.S. Now, almost 2 months later, whether or not the San Diego Community College District will recognize the name change remain unresolved. The case is now in the hands of Equal Opportunity Site...

Green thumbs converge on City

Carlos Maia and David McAtee

October 20, 2008

Filed under FEATURES

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Vocational center leaps forward

Carlos Maia, Alexandria Carrillo and David McAtee

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

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Amnesty group to show films

Alexandria Carrillo

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

"Are You Aware?" That's what San Diego City College's Amnesty International Club is asking in their event flyers around campus. Amnesty International is a nonprofit organization that is trying to raise awareness to students at City College about issues around the world that don't necessarily affect us here but do have a major negative effect on our neighboring countries. Like...

ELECTION: Rock the Vote rocks City

Fahima Paghmani

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Can people actually rock to a vote? Apparently San Diego City Community College has. Students, professors, employees and interns gathered Oct. 16 at Gorton Quad, to register to vote, inform themselves about the upcoming elections on November 4th and meet the Candidates running for City Council, while rocking to music. A live band played while students went from one table...

ELECTION: Marty Block runs for state Assembly

Sofia Cancino

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

"I have worked long and hard for my community on a local level, but we need leadership in Sacramento that will fight for all San Diego and I will lead that fight," says Marty Block's website. Block is running as a democratic candidate for the state Assembly, District 78. Currently the Board President for San Diego Community College District, he is also the judge pro-tem for...

VOX POPULI: Where do you stand on the issue of Prop. 8?

Shannon Kuhfuss

October 20, 2008

Filed under OPINION

Where do you stand on the issue of Prop. 8?

ELECTION: Prop. 8 diverts from real issues

Evonne Ermey

October 20, 2008

Filed under OPINION

STATE OF AFFAIRS By Evonne Ermey When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same sex marriage back in May, I was proud. I was proud to live in such a progressive state, one that valued and protected an individual's right to life, liberty and most importantly their right to pursue happiness. It felt like a day of celebration, but now, only a couple of months later, it seems the...

ELECTION: Who’s who and what’s what in the presidential election

Veronica Eissa

October 20, 2008

Filed under NEWS

With the elections coming up in less than a month, we want to make sure your voice is heard. Whether you vote Republican or Democrat, your vote is needed. For those of you who are still undecided, here is a recap of some of the important issues from both parties: The war in Iraq: Obama: A phased removal of troops, taking about 16 months by the summer of 2010. Will also leave...

‘Seussical’ in full swing

Carlos Maia

October 20, 2008

Filed under ENTERAINMENT

The cast of "Seussical the Musical" is in its fifth week of rehearsals at the Saville Theatre. They will hold their first performance on Halloween night, Oct. 31. The musical, presented by the San Diego City College visual and performing arts department, is co-directed by Professors June Richards and Alicia Rincon. Production started on Sept. 6 with auditions for the cast....

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