City Times

Center frame

Anulak Singphiphat

October 11, 2010

Filed under Focus

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

Filed under OPINION

"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

Filed under NEWS

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...

EDITORIAL : Social suicide

Heric Rubio

October 11, 2010

Filed under OPINION

On Sept. 19, Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi secretly recorded his roommate, 18 year old Tyler Clementi, in their dorm room kissing another man. Days later, Ravi allegedly posted a Twitter message saying, "Anyone with iChat, I dare you to video chat me between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 12 a.m.." Ravi had set up his computer to broadcast a live feed from his dorm room...

Tournament Champions

Sidney Bryant

October 11, 2010

Filed under SPORTS

The San Diego City College women's volleyball team came out on top at their annual volleyball tournament Sept. 24 to 25, in which they hosted 13 teams the region and Arizona. Dede Bodnar, women's volleyball head coach, said going into the tournament she had only one thing in mind--to win. She said the girls had practiced "extremely hard." Since the inception of the San Diego...

Death of education

Shane Finneran

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

Several hundred City College students, faculty and staff felt strongly enough about cuts to education to host two separate budget cuts protests on Oct. 7, which flyers across campus called "a national day of action." The event in Gorton Quad was organized by Education for All, or EFA, a group that, according to its website, is "working to mobilize a mass community response...

Book fair features moving collaboration

Emily Mather Moretz

October 11, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

The San Diego City College International Book Fair featured a collaboration of author Luis Rodriguez and Grammy nominee Perla Batalla and her band Oct. 2. "Words are power," Rodriguez tells the packed house of the Saville Theatre. Rodriguez read selections from his work and related his experience of being raised in East Los Angeles as a child of Mexican immigrants. Rodriguez...

‘Satan’s Playground’ author attracts a crowd at book fair

Brian Jackman

October 11, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

What better place to hear about mobsters, gun battles, prostitution, booze, gambling and all other sorts of debauchery than the City College International Book Fair? On Sept. 30 the fair hosted a reading and book signing with Paul Vanderwood, featured author and San Diego State University history professor. Vanderwood recently published a fascinating book, "Satan's Playground:...

Student Services Council proposes new guidelines

Ricky Soltero

October 11, 2010

Filed under NEWS

Add codes could soon have expiration dates and the practice of Faculty Initiated Prerequisite Override could be eliminated. These are just a couple of ideas being tossed around that could come into fruition by next semester. The Student Services Council (SSC) has proposed the addition of expiration dates to add codes, claiming students wait until the last minute to add courses....

Brian Jackman – Book Fair

October 11, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

What better place to hear about mobsters, gun battles, prostitution, booze, gambling and all other sorts of debauchery than the City College Book fair? That's right folks, on Thursday September 30th the City College Book Fair hosted Paul Vanderwood, author and professor of history at SDSU, who recently published a fascinating book called, Satan's Playground: Mobsters and Movie...

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