City Times

Lady Knights make strides

Mollie Shepardson

October 11, 2010

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

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

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

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

"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

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...

A lesson in pain

Anulak Singphiphat

October 11, 2010

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...

Center frame

Anulak Singphiphat

October 11, 2010

From unexposed film to a fully functional work of art, San Diego City College's new photography facility has the makings to become the hub of everything photographic in San Diego. The Photography department had a successful grand opening show in the new photography gallery, Luxe on Sept. 24. More than three hundred guests attended the first City College Faculty Photography...

Fear and loathing of one’s self

Heric Rubio

October 11, 2010

"You really need to get your act together and get to State." I looked up at this man, my girlfriend's old boss and thought, "Who do you think you are?' There I was cheering on his kid, who didn't even know which way to run on the soccer field, and he has the audacity to tell me to get my act together? I was, to say the least, a little perturbed. The following night I was...

College awarded green donation

Ricky Soltero

October 11, 2010

San Diego City College received a $25,000 donation from the Sempra Energy Foundation on Sept. 16 scholarships for students enrolled in green job related courses. "The grants will help educate community college students in environmental sustainability and prepare them for careers in green job fields." Jessie J. Knight, Jr., executive vice president of external affairs for...

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