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Donovan Terblanche

January 26, 2009

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Final fixie article of 5 Heading options 1st Fixies, the new generation of bike 2nd The new bike 3rd Fixie culture 4th Fixed gear bikes 5th What's a fixie? There are many types of transportation available for the Faculty and students who attend City College these days. From cars to buses and even skateboards, the possibilities are endless. However, there is a growing...

Weekly farmer’s market sells organic produce to students

Nate Hipple

January 26, 2009

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A garden needs several ingredients in order to thrive: soil, sunlight, water, and money. That's why the folks at City College's urban farm are selling off their locally grown crop every Tuesday morning at a weekly farmer's market. This is the first semester a farmer's market has been available on campus. "We're teaching people to buy food locally," said Julia Dashe,...

DSP&S provides videophone for deaf students

Nate Hipple

January 26, 2009

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City College is hooking-up students who are deaf or hearing impaired with a new video relay service (VRS). The technology enables a deaf person to communicate with a hearing person over the telephone, with the assistance of a video interpreter--who relays the conversation between sign language and the spoken word. Before the VRS technology, a deaf person had to be in the...

City celebrates civil rights leaders old and new

Michele Suthers

January 26, 2009

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City College student Abdulkadir Ahmed portrays President-Elect Barack Obama on Jan. 17, lip-synching to the now-president's speeches, on City's Martin Luther King Jr. parade float in Tailgate Park, located by Petco Park. Behind Ahmed, City counselor Tandy Ward portrays King.

College boasts higher than average transfer rate

Emily Mather

January 26, 2009

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Emily Mather City Times City College's higher then average transfer rate has caught the attention of the Transfer Leadership Center (TLC), who has featured San Diego City College in their most comprehensive case study to date. Administered by the California Community College Chancellor's office, Santa Barbra City College, the RP Group's Center for Student Success and California...

City feeling the squeeze

Evonne Ermey

January 26, 2009

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Evonne Ermey City Times Fewer class sections, larger class sizes, and shorter student service hours. The following are what students can expect upon their return to City College this semester as administrators do their best to trim fat off of bare bones in the face of mid-year budget cuts. The cuts proposed in Governor Schwarzenegger's 09/10 budget would relieve the California...

Obama, finding solid truths in abstract ideals

Sonjiala Hotchkiss

January 26, 2009

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Sonjiala Hotchkiss City Times "I would like to be the first black president," said the 8-year-old me to my mother. "Don't you want to leave open the option that someone could get there before you're old enough," was her coyly voiced reply. What's a kid left to do but cross her arms, sigh and give a vexed, "Yeah." Well, with President Barack Obama, the target of first black...

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