City Times

County, campus warn of TB case

Veronica Eissa

November 3, 2008

Filed under NEWS

City's Student Health Services was contacted regarding a case of active tuberculosis, or TB, found on campus this past week, an announcement stated. Initially, the documented case was reported by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, which contacted the campus immediately. According to the announcement, so far only one active case of the disease was...

‘Seussical’ performing now on campus

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew

November 3, 2008

Filed under Entertainment

"Seussical the Musical" came to City College starting Oct. 31 at the Saville Theatre, with shows running through Nov. 16. "Seussical" is a musical written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty and based on the books of none other than Dr. Seuss himself. It incorporates 18 different Dr. Seuss stories and 11 different characters from those stories and 32 musical numbers. "Seussical"...

What Now?

Veronica Eissa

November 3, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Nov. 4 is the day. After the controversial debates, battled endorsements, tough arguments and crude advertising the battle to become our next president will begin to settle Nov. 4. Campaigns attempt the most to expose the presidential nominee's leadership ability and their party's game plan, but during all this, it feels more like holding your breath until the elections are...

Just be yourself

Carlos Maia

November 3, 2008

Filed under FEATURES

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What students need to know about voting in ’08

November 3, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Tips From Rock the Vote and the Brennan Center for Justice: This is an exciting election and millions of students will be voting for the first time. Leading voting rights experts from Rock the Vote and the Brennan Center for Justice offer these six simple tips for students in the week before the election. 1. Be Prepared: Know where your polling place is, when it opens and...

City College: Where’s the wireless?

Tom Andrew

November 3, 2008

Filed under NEWS

It's 6 p.m., you have an online test due in an hour, a teacher that needs you to e-mail a request for permission to miss class, and you need to add a class with an add code that closes tonight, do you know where your wireless hot spot is? Well, if you are a student at City College you only have a few choices. One would be Floors 2 and 3 of the LRC, that's the Learning Resource...

Dia de los Muertos

Sofia Cancino and Sofia Cancino

November 3, 2008

Filed under FEATURES

It was more than 500 years ago, around 1519, when the Spanish conquistadors first explored Mexico. At this time the conquistadors came across the native Aztecs performing a strange ritual that looked as if the natives were mocking death instead of showing respect to it. The ritual today is known as Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Unlike the conquistadors, who...

Group’s name turmoil continues

Evonne Ermey

November 3, 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, FAGS. Now, almost two months later, whether or not the San Diego Community College District will recognize the name change remains unresolved. The case is now in the hands of Equal Opportunity Site...

Double the bubble! Give me some room!

Shannon Kuhfuss and Shannon Kuhfuss

November 3, 2008

Filed under OPINION

JOKE'S ON ME By Shannon Kuhfuss It was three years ago that I woke up one morning in my dorm room in Milwaukee, WI with a new idea. I hopped out of my dangerously tall loft bed, glanced out the window only to find three feet of snow. "What am I doing here?" I thought. I could learn the same things for my major in a much more aesthetically pleasing and climate friendly location....

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