City Times

Tennis coach seeks new talent for coming semester

Tom Andrew

December 8, 2008

Filed under SPORTS

Brandon Lupian, City College men's tennis coach, is a man on a mission to find players for this season's tennis team and is stopping at nothing to bring success to a team that has had a shaky few years to say the least. "When I look at the last few years I see that we have definitely had a strong team collectively, but we either have a strong one and two position strength,...

Knights win seven in a row to place third in state

Veronica Eissa

December 8, 2008

Filed under SPORTS

A second consecutive tournament win ranks the Knights basketball team third in state. City's men's basketball team won the Rancho Vista Shootout on the weekend of Dec. 5, making this a total of seven wins in a row, according to an athletics department announcement. "We are 11-2," announced head coach Mitch Charlens, who knows the potential of his team and attributes much...

Looking toward the future

Romero, Angela

December 8, 2008

Filed under OPINION

I wanted to share my thoughts as the Obama campaign and movement transforms itself into a presidential administration. I think we here in the United States, along with many around the entire world, are rightfully still celebrating this moment of amazing symbolic importance: the election of an African American as president of a nation that was built on the contradiction between...

City Espresso keeps students java-happy

Veronica Eissa

December 8, 2008

Filed under FEATURES

After the bitter good-byes to Starbucks and Maui Wowi coffee bars, students are still bright-eyed and java-happy thanks to City Espresso. "It has been in City College for at least 10 years and in that location for 4 years," said Gayla Pierce, District Food Service Manager. City Espresso is widely known among students and always has been. According to Pierce, the closing...

Intense blockbusters for the Holidays

Tom Andrew

December 8, 2008

Filed under Entertainment

'Twilight', starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison, follows a well-worn path where vampire movies are concerned. Sure, the cinematography is engaging and exhilarating, the lead characters are attractive and monotone, and look good in light makeup and grey screen wash, but isn't that what we've come to expect? Stewart plays Bella Swan, a 17-year-old high school student...

Economic crisis squeezing colleges, universities

Pugh, Tony

December 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

MCT Campus Shrinking endowments, state funding reductions and families struggling to pay tuition are forcing many colleges and universities to cut staff, spending, and to delay construction and development plans. From well-heeled Ivy League schools such as Harvard and Dartmouth to large public institutions such as the California State University system, many schools are...

Several states implement bans on baggy pants

Sofia Cancino

December 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Wear your pants tight? Baggy? Loose? Fit? Whatever your choice, it might no longer be your choice. The bare-your-britches style is now slowly on its way to be passed throughout the United States that makes it mandatory for people to not have their pants expose skin below the waist and/or undergarments. This style may be fading, but the nation is still progressively trying...

Arrests made in case of Mesa student’s death

James Palen

December 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

SAN DIEGO (U-WIRE) - Four men were arrested Tuesday in Sacramento County in connection with the Oct. 4 stabbing death of 22-year-old Mesa College student Luis Felipe Watson dos Santos. Santos was killed at approximately 2:55 a.m. on 55th St. in front of San Diego State University's Parking Lot M when he and four friends became involved in a physical altercation in which Santos...

Case of TB at City

Veronica Eissa

December 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

A student on campus is diagnosed with having Tuberculosis, a highly contagious and dangerous disease, the Student Health Services department announced. The discovery was reported by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency, who contacted City College just before Thanksgiving Break. The unidentified student has been the only report so far, stated the announcement....

Avoid Getting Caught With Your Pants Down

Sofia Cancino

December 8, 2008

Filed under NEWS

Wear your pants tight? Baggy? Loose? Fit? Whatever your choice, it might no longer be your choice. The bare-your-britches style is now slowly on its way to be passed through out the United States that makes it mandatory for people to have their pants expose skin below the waist and/ or undergarments. This style maybe fading, but the nation is progressively still trying to...

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