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swine flu no reason to panic

Emily Mather

April 20, 2009

Filed under NEWS

With the recent emergence of swine flu (or influenza A H1N1) here in the San Diego area, there is a growing concern about the severity and scope of a potential outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that a total of 109 cases have been confirmed in the US, with only one fatality and worldwide, the numbers total 257 confirmed cases with 7 fatalities,...

Associated Student Government Election Results

April 20, 2009

Filed under NEWS

These election results were provided by the Office of Student Affairs. The candidate names are followed by the number of votes. A "*" next to the number of votes indicates that the person won that office. PRESIDENT: DAVID CAMPBELL 392* VIKRUM "VIK" DEOL 206 JOSEF SHANNON 107 VICE PRESIDENT: CHRIS CONYERS 318* ABDULKADIR "AHMED" 315 TREASURER: MARTHA GOMEZ...

comic

April 20, 2009

Filed under Comics

Vox Populi

Michele Suthers

April 20, 2009

Filed under OPINION

All’s fair in love, war and politics?

Evonne Ermey

April 20, 2009

Filed under NEWS

"Hey daddy, wanna play?" This text message, sent to Associated Student Government (ASG) presidential candidate Vikrum Deol on April 11 was meant to imply any number of things, but the question it ultimately poses is, "How do you intend to play?" The suggestive text message was a response to a fake personal ad that was posted to Craigslist on April 11, in which a Deol impersonator...

Candidates talk nicotine, new students and tutors

Vanessa Gomez

April 20, 2009

Filed under NEWS

The City College Associated Student Government (ASG)presidential debate was held April 13 at 5 p.m. in the campus cafeteria. The debate began with introductions from the three presidential candidates: David Campbell, Josef Shannon, and Vikrum S. Deol. The introductions were followed by questions from the audience. A City College student with a hearing disability came forward...

City Times participates in 2009 JACC Convention

Roda Marie Catapang

April 20, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

Images of smiling happy young faces embedded themselves into the minds of hundreds of journalism students and advisers as their eyes were fixed on the slideshow presentation before them, some wiping away tears, all hushed into somber silence after learning that the images were of children who fell victim to child abuse-related deaths in the Sacramento area. And so began the...

Women’s softball falls victim to Mesa 4-2

Roda Marie Catapang

April 20, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

The 1-1 start signified what would be an exciting match-up for the City Knights women's softball team, as they went up against Mesa College. But despite Erika Beasley's violently powerful pitches, Mesa managed to take the game to 3-1 at the top of the third after a drive to left and out of the park by Denisse Martinez. Knights Leona Reyna and Aurora Tellez attempted to turn...

Malcolm Thomas, the next Michael Jordan?

Ernie Aceves

April 20, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

Malcolm Thomas, a 20-year-old sophomore at San Diego City College weighing 228 and standing 6 feet 9 inches tall could be well on his way to becoming the next Michael Jordan. Basketball is not the only thing Thomas has to deal with. He is a full-time student and another priority he has is keeping his grades up, which he says is not an easy task. "I get a lot of homework and...

‘SWING!’ jumps, jives and wails on Saville stage

Diana Alvisurez

April 20, 2009

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Bright lights, colorful costumes, pin-up hairdos and flirty dance moves are all present in the spectacular show, SWING! The musical, which features songs from Duke Ellington, The Andrew Sisters and other memorable compositions, hit Saville Theater Friday April 17. The Visual and Performing Arts department has put in a great deal of effort to bring to stage an epic musical...

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