City Times

H1N1 virus effects number of students attending school

Shannon Kuhfuss and Shannon Kuhfuss

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

As H1N1 influenza poses a threat to City College, the faculty, staff and students look for ways to prevent contracting the virus while on campus. But what about the daily commute to campus on public transportation? Many of City College students travel to class by way of public transportation, which can increase risk of infection if proper precautions are not taken. Each...

Blurred Borders Dance Festival X comes to the Saville Theatre

Emily Mather and Emily Mather

May 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Blurred Borders Dance Festival X presented by Patricia Rincon Dance Collective will perform May 22 and 23 at 8p.m. at the Saville Theater. Blurred Borders International Dance Festival was created to encourage an artistic and intellectual exchange from international, national, and local artists. The annual cross-cultural event returns for its 10th edition to deal with human,...

‘State of play’ makes headlines on big screen

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew

May 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

Is it more important to write a story that will help a friend, or more important to tell the story honestly and without bias? This is a question that many journalist has faced before, and one that Cal MaAffrey, played by a heavily disheveled Russell Crowe, has to face in the film "State Of Play," now playing in theaters. Cal works for the Washington Times, and has for many...

‘The Soloist’ pulls at the heartstrings

Tom Andrew and Tom Andrew

May 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

The music of Beethoven has been known to stir even the harshest soul, the coldest heart and the non-lover of music. "The Soloist" is a true story about reporter Steven Lopez, played by Robert Downey Jr., and his quest to find a story. One hazy Los Angeles afternoon, Lopez stumbles upon Nathaniel Ayers, played by Jamie Foxx, a homeless man who is in the park playing a two-string...

Elvis Perkins: Trauma translated to hopefulness

Samir Roy and Samir Roy

May 18, 2009

Filed under Entertainment

The story of Elvis Perkins never fails to elicit a modicum of shocked sadness. The progeny of famous parents, it may seem distasteful to make this connection instantly. However, it would be even more distasteful to disengage any memory of his tortured personal history when speaking of his music, rife as it is with surreal imagery culled from a memory bank oft-cluttered...

City College, meet Cambell

Vanessa Gomez and Vanessa Gomez

May 18, 2009

Filed under NEWS

David Campbell, a digital audio production and biology major and a self-proclaimed "underdog and independent student," won the Associated Student Government presidential election, dominating the votes of the student body with 392 votes out of 705 participating voters. Although the election results were temporarily suspended last week due to the controversy during the election,...

When you don’t get in: Accepting life sans transfer

Heather Richards and Heather Richards

May 18, 2009

Filed under OPINION

I'm going to start by telling you the truth; I probably didn't get accepted to any of my chosen schools this fall. I've been considering the possibility since November - that slight possibility, like a blazing sunset I'm expected to walk right into. I received my first rejection letter a few days ago. I'm surprisingly ambivalent about the whole mess, but a friend of mine...

jazz 88 award

Donna P. Crilly and Donna P. Crilly

May 4, 2009

Filed under NEWS

KSDS Jazz 88.3 receives national award from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting City College's Jazz 88.3 received a My Source Community Impact Award for Engagement from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for its music education initiatives in the San Diego Community on April 28. The annual Music Matters instrument donation program for city schools, and annual CMEA...

Comics

May 4, 2009

Filed under Cartoons

Knights beat Imperial Valley in final home game

Donovan Terblanche and Donovan Terblanche

May 4, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

San Diego City College's men's baseball team played its final home game for the season April 29 at Morley Field against the Imperial Valley Arabs. In a true testament to hard work, ethics and a long season, which consisted of playing in the Pacific Coast Conference, the San Diego Community College Classic and the Southwestern Tournament, the Knights would end on a high note,...

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