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Urbanalities

Michele Suthers

December 13, 2010

Filed under OPINION

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Heric Rubio

December 13, 2010

Filed under OPINION

A few weeks ago, Kanye West premiered the video for his single "Runaway". While not so much a video as a short-film, it began with what turned out to be the ending. It's not the first time I see this technique used. "Fight Club" did it, as did "Memento." Books do this as well, just read anything by Chuck Pahlaniuk. I recommend "Survivor" or "Lullaby". I've noticed that pretty...

Urban art revival

Shane Finneran

December 13, 2010

Filed under FEATURES

From a hairy monster wearing nothing but men's briefs to a thorn-crowned Jesus with a beef-cow body, the diverse images of Viva la Revolución: A Dialogue with the Urban Landscape are an experience to behold. Galleries at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego on Kettner Boulevard feature work from urban impresarios such as Banksy and Ezine, while select buildings...

Urbanities

Michele Suthers

December 13, 2010

Filed under FEATURES

Our country can’t afford to tax the rich

Shane Finneran

December 13, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Admittedly, the USA needs money to help pay for vital American programs such as Medicare and foreign occupations. But the push by some Democrats to let tax cuts expire for America's highest earners is too much audacity, not enough austerity. For starters, higher taxes could inhibit economic growth. Think of Bill Gates, who founded Microsoft in the mid-1970's, when he was barely...

Performance to raise funds for Gonzalez’s child

Katrina Cameron

December 13, 2010

Filed under NEWS

Auditions for City College's presentation of "The Vagina Monologues: The V-Day Edition" occurred Dec. 8 and 9. The production, which raises awareness of violence against women, will be held Feb. 18 and 19 in the Saville Theatre. Ninety percent of the proceeds of the performances will be donated to Diana Gonzalez's daughter Crystal's scholarship fund. According to the production's...

Men’s soccer reaches state’s Elite 8

Sidney Bryant

December 13, 2010

Filed under SPORTS

For the seventh time in his 23 years as head coach of the San Diego City College men's soccer team, Milton Hidalgo has been named Coach of the Year for the 2010 Pacific Coast Athletic Conference. "The Coach of the Year award isn't about me," Hidalgo said. "It's about my coaching staff and how our team dealt with adversity this season." At the season's midpoint, Hidalgo's...

Editorial

Heric Rubio

December 13, 2010

Filed under OPINION

Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanza. Many people celebrate many different things at this time of year. Unfortunately, many people also get hung up on these terms and argue about what is politically correct to say and what can and can't be written on store windows. They argue that saying "Merry Christmas" leaves out all the poor Jewish children or forcing someone to learn about why...

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