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City College community gathers to honor slain student

Ernesto Lopez

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

Hundreds of people - tears in eyes and with emotions running high - packed Gorton Quad at San Diego City College Oct. 14, to honor the life of student Diana Gonzalez, 19, who was slain on campus earlier in the week. Along with family members of Gonzalez, the City College community and friends lit their candles and said a prayer asking for peace. "The flame symbolizes the...

Lady Knights make strides

Mollie Shepardson

October 11, 2010

Filed under SPORTS

Seven of the Lady Knights athletic teams will be participating in the 2010 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 17. For the past four years, the ladies of the City College Athletic Department have gathered together to participate in the annual walk and rally together as a department. Kathy McGinnis, dean of health, exercise science and...

Faculty meets with accreditation team

Heric Rubio

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

City College faculty met today, Oct. 14, with the accreditation team for an overview of the team's final findings. The meeting was led by Dr. Greg Chamberlain, president of Bakersfield College. Chamberlain said the purpose of the visit was to determine whether the college was meeting its standards and achieving its goals and mission statement. He said that he could feel...

Vigil in memory of Gonzalez planned for tonight

Mark Rivera

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

The San Diego City College community is holding a candlelight vigil tonight Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. to honor student Diana Gonzalez who was slain on campus on Oct. 12. "[The vigil] is really coming from a place of love," Dean of Student Affairs Diane Whisenhunt said. "Students are grieving, as are staff, faculty and the entire campus community." Campus organizations such as the...

Vehicle linked to suspect in student’s death found

Ernesto Lopez

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

San Diego Police Department Capt. Jim Collins has confirmed today that a 1999 blue Ford Mustang belonging to Armando Perez, who is wanted in connection with the killing of San Diego City College student Diana Gonzalez, has been found in Tijuana. Gonzalez was found dead in a men's restroom at City College on Oct. 12. School President Terrence Burgess said this is an incident...

Safety e-mail to City College Community

Fernando Yates

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

"Dear City College Student, You have no doubt heard about the unfortunate loss of a student on the City College campus Tuesday evening. We would like to assure you that this was not a random attack. We would like to remind you that the safety of our students is our highest priority. Rest assured that City College has a strong safety record as an urban campus in a major...

City College student believed to have been killed on campus

Heric Rubio and Ernesto Lopez

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

San Diego City College student Diane Gonzalez, 19, was found dead on campus in the M building men's restroom around 10 p.m. on Oct. 12, college President Terrence Burgess confirmed. San Diego City Police officials have have also confirmed that Gonzalez was indeed slain. Although, a motive has not been determined Burgess said it appears to be a domestic violence situation...

Crack City

Michele Suthers

October 11, 2010

Filed under Cartoons

A lesson in pain

Anulak Singphiphat

October 11, 2010

Filed under Focus

Douglas Welsh is a professor of photography at San Diego City College. He teaches Traditional Black and White Photography and Digital Photography. He has been a full-time tenured high school photography teacher at San Diego School Of Creative and Performing Arts for 17 years. Welsh also teaches master classes in digital and fine art photography to educators at the annual...

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