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Asian Film Fest Preview

Evonne Ermey

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

Cinema and Asian culture collide with the return of the San Diego Asian Film Festival October 15-29. The main feature of the two-week event is the screening of over 200 films from over 20 countries. In addition to the film screenings, most of which will take place at the UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center. Live music performances, discussion panels, parties, an art...

Gas leak in cafeteria?

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

A gas leak was reported in the cafeteria and authorities were alerted Sept. 8. The campus evacuated the dining hall immediately and the Fire Department scoured the building but detected no traces of gas. San Diego Fire Capt. Hartman said, "... not to turn off the gas... (They) couldn't find anything." After the firefighters left, a plumber from SDG&E came to the campus...

cartoon

September 21, 2009

Filed under Cartoons

Pirates plunder Knights

September 21, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

Controversial new club on campus seeks 9/11 truth

Donna P. Crilly

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

A new club on campus addresses controversy with hard evidence; and the 9/11 Truth Club of San Diego City College uses science as the weapon of choice. "The goal of this club is to educate people on campus and to motivate them to spread the word about 9/11," Steve Fahrney, club president said. Mass media has pegged the events of Sept. 11, 2001 as a series of suicide attacks...

Hundreds rally to protest cuts

Ernesto Lopez and Olivia Holt

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

var uslide_show_id = "7f58cca3-2ec9-439d-8b97-97d86b32c1ca";var slideshowwidth = "468";var linktext = ""; Nearly 600 students, professors and other San Diego Community College District employees rallied on Sept. 9 at City College to protest state budget cuts on education. "I was stoked when I saw all the students (at the rally), in the past its been hard to get students ou...

MESA tutors students in math and sciences

NoraAl-Ruwaished

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

"Just apply, and let us figure out everything else," says Rafael Alvarez, coordinator of the MESA (Math Engineering and Science Achievement) Program located in the newly remodeled L building here at City College. Students are piling into crowded classrooms this semester with higher ratios of students to a lowered number of teachers and classroom availability. This in itself...

Auditioners take center stage for musical

Tom Andrew

September 21, 2009

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Saville theatre is empty, a baby grand piano sits in the center of the stage, and the sounds of eager auditioners are heard just outside the theatre doors. In a few minutes the theatre will be filled with hopeful performers of all ages who will take the stage to sing and dance their hearts out, hoping to get a part in the City College fall production of "Bye Bye Birdie,"...

Perspective

Evonne Ermey

September 21, 2009

Filed under OPINION

My one memory of the Inspiration point shuttle involves a long wait in the parking lot, air conditioning (thank God) and an awkward conversation with the girl next to me as we watched sexually explicit scenes from "Legends of the Fall" on the shuttle TV. I don't think I made it to class any faster that day (in fact I think it may have taken longer than actually walking) but...

Help for low income students

Taylor Poulin

September 21, 2009

Filed under NEWS

With the struggling economy, some prospective students find it near impossible to pay for school and accomplish their goals. That is where the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services come into play. The EOPS is a state-funded service designed to help low-income students with their educational needs and assist with transfer options. "We provide a wide range of support...

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