City Times

Knights run for new gear

Abigail Meyer

December 7, 2009

On a chilly Saturday morning in Morley Field, City's Athletic Department held their 5th Annual 3-Mile walk/run fundraiser on Nov. 14 to raise money for new equipment. The fundraiser was organized and hosted by the fitness center director, Paul Greer. The event raised approximately $1,500, each person paid $10 to participate. Greer said that the money is for "keeping up to...

Ten easy gifts to make on a budget

Bri Heath

December 7, 2009

Need easy gift ideas? Something that will work for just about anyone? Why not try making them? Here's a list of gift ideas that are easy to find, easy to make and easy on your wallet. 1. A Scrapbook on Simple Scrapbook Boutique is a program for your computer that helps you create scrapbooks of any photos. Search for it in the search box. 2. Homemade Bath Salts ...

World Cultures hosts gang panel

Donna Maranto

December 7, 2009

On Nov. 17, Elizabeth Meeham, co-director of the World Cultures Program, introduced guest speaker Azim N. Khamisa, founder of the Tariq Khamisa foundation, who delivered a powerful message: We must end the cycle of violence which has become too much a part of the American scene. Khamiza lost his 20-year-old son Tariq to gang violence in San Diego. Tariq was delivering pizza...

Men’s soccer drubs Imperial Valley Arabs

Donovan Terblanche

December 7, 2009

In the final home game of the season, the City College Knights would end the term with an 8-0 drubbing over their opponents the Imperial Valley Arabs. The game was lopsided to begin with and City College would open the scoring within the first two minutes and continue their run from then onwards. Imperial Valley showed up to play and had several opportunities to score, with...

Students’ options for studying abroad

Olivia Holt

December 7, 2009

San Diego City College offers an array of studying abroad programs that meet undergraduate requirements. Studying abroad is a great way not only to achieve academic needs, but to broaden your knowledge of other cultures around the world. If you think that spending a semester abroad is the right route for you, now would be the perfect time to start preparing for programs offered...

Campus honors Berlin Wall fall

Ernesto Lopez

December 7, 2009

One side of the wall represented the West side of Germany, which was the free side, and the other East Germany, which was under communist rule from 1952 to 1989. During the week of Nov. 9, German Club advisor Astrid Ronke, members of the club and her students from German 101 and 202 had a Berlin Wall exhibit at the A building Quad. Together, they educated the campus community...

Program aims to give back

Nicole Edmerson

December 7, 2009

City's Institute for Human Development is a program that links existing certificate of performance and associates degree programs, including Alcohol and Other Drug Studies (AODS), to prepare students for entry level work experience. The program was conceived by Veronica Ortega Welch, a professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and psychology, and assisted by a committee...

Spanish Club hosts Logan Heights ‘big clean up’

Brooke Lintag

December 7, 2009

By promoting a neighborhood clean-up event through campus clubs, off-campus recovery groups and faculty support, the Spanish Club and Associated Students rallied about 180 volunteers to the Logan Heights Community on Nov. 14. Starting at 9a.m., Logan Heights Neighborhood Council member Martha Zapata quickly began dividing the volunteers into teams that would be assigned to...

Winter Intersession officially canceled

Tom Gustafson

December 7, 2009

City will be less occupied this winter as Intersession courses have been slashed. Alongside fewer classes being offered, higher tuition and larger class sizes, intersession joins a growing list of casualties following the state's decrease in funding for education. "Intersession's canceled," Student affairs director Denise Whisenhunt said "We want to provide academic programs...

Region X protests budget cuts

John Balchak

December 7, 2009

"Crisis level" is the term City College Professor Jim Miller used to describe the situation in California's public colleges. He was one of the leaders representing a conglomeration of education unions, boards and student organizations who held a press conference and rally in objection to looming cuts in funding to the California Community College system. The Region X student...

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