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‘Learn a different language, get a new soul’

Vanessa Gomez

December 7, 2009

Filed under Focus

var uslide_show_id = "f4dfbbac-23d9-4e13-9ff5-8878bf5315ef";var slideshowwidth = "468";var linktext = ""; According to a Czech proverb, when you "learn a new language," you "get a new soul." Maybe City students didn't trade in their souls for new ones, but they definitely got a peek into the souls of other cultures from around the world on Dec 2. The Language Day in Go...

‘Here’s what I have to say Mr. Blogger: I do. I care’

Bri Heath

December 7, 2009

Filed under OPINION

'"Who the (expletive) cares if (a gay man) wants to cruise a restroom?" said an angry gay blogger. "Isn't there a rapist or a child molester or a thief or a murderer out there to catch? This kind of 'sting operation' is just a witch hunt."' This quote was used for an article titled "Police target 'cruising' at City" in the news section of the paper's Oct. 20 issue. Well, here's...

Editorial response to The Strange and Curious Impulses of an Addled Mind

Donna Maranto

December 7, 2009

Filed under OPINION

It does not come as any surprise that such impulses actually exist. You see, I am one of those persons who, for some inexplicable reason, are on the receiving end of such recurring impulses. And not for some short time either. One time (age 8) I was standing in my friend's front yard, and a neighbor girl walked over to me, squared her shoulders and slapped me right across...

Are prisons more important than an education?

Brennan Maclean

December 7, 2009

Filed under OPINION

It's been said that a government's budget is not only a statement of priorities, but also a reflection of a society's values. We're all aware of the budget cuts recently. Many of us have suffered at the hands of politicians in Sacramento making decisions for us that have adversely affected us. Some of us have been at the mercy of the financial aid office, trying to hustle...

What’s better than a free lunch?

Heidi Stenquist

December 7, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

How about a free haircut? I actually got an invitation in the mail with my name on it from Fantastic Sams in Point Loma with no strings attached, so in I went. A nice surprise and something I needed, this offer was to welcome me to the area and of course for a possible re-occurring business opportunity. It worked. Companies like Fantastic Sams and others are seeking the competitive...

Knights defeat Comets in a last-minute victory

Donovan Terblanche

December 7, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

San Diego City College played their second game of the basketball tournament of the SDCC invitational Nov. 14 against league rival the Palomar Comets and took the W within the last two minutes, with a score of 79-74. City would struggle in the opening minutes allowing Palomar to run the first few minutes and lost any form of dominance over their opponents. Palomar took the...

Thanksgiving Crossword Answers

Olivia Holt

December 7, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

Across 3. Pumpkin Pie 5. Macy's 6. Squanto 7. Turkey 8. Lincoln 11. Chicago Down 1. Benjamin Franklin 2. Thursday 4. Mayflower 9. Lions 10. Sarah Hale

s-basketball

Donovan Terblanche

December 7, 2009

Filed under SPORTS

Basketball Tournament Game 1 November 13, 2009 The weekend of Nov. 13-15 the San Diego City Knights hosted their opening invitational basketball tournament with seven guest teams. City College played their opening game Friday evening and would lose to Cypress by a score of 101-97. The opening half would see City down by as many as 20 points. They would come back to within...

Holiday Macaroni Salad

Bri Heath

December 7, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

INGREDIENTS 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 3 medium size roma tomatoes 1 1/2 ounces raw spinach 2 ounces raw broccoli 1 ounce diced white onion 1 red pepper 1 teaspoon olive oil Salad Dressing Mix together: 3 - 3 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1/2 teaspoons your favorite mustard 1 teaspoon paprika 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon cracked pepper 1/2...

City’s POSSE group in search of paranormal activity in SoCal

Cristo de Guzman

December 7, 2009

Filed under FEATURES

"If anyone reports a possession or seen UFOs or experienced an alien abduction or possession by an [immaterial entity], we're there," said Isis Mubutu, president of the public chapter of the Pacific Organization for the Study of Supernatural Events (POSSE). "We investigate anything out of the normal." Recent investigations conducted by POSSE have been the Whaley House and...

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