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Ten-hut: VA updates GI Bill

Wayne Saxer

March 21, 2011

Filed under NEWS

If you are enrolled in the Post-9/11 GI Bill, there are changes that are coming around the corner you need to be aware of. The Post-9/11 GI Bill is a program that offers support to veterans who received an honorable discharge on or after September 11, 2001, if they served a minimum amount of time. According to the GI Bill's website, effective August 1, 2011 all public in-state...

‘Joseph’ brings color to City College

Rachel Keown-Burke

March 21, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The Saville Theatre is bustling with energy from City College students as they move through their final rehearsals of Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice's "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" for the upcoming spring musical. "I love the surprise. I love the variety. I love the sweetness of the show. Right now I think it's time for some sweetness," explains June Richards,...

Men of color unite at HUBU conference

Sandra Galindo

March 21, 2011

Filed under NEWS

"Young men of African-American and Latino background face the greatest challenges of everyone in America," Chancellor Constance Carroll told attendees at the second annual Hermanos Unidos/Brothers United conference on March 11. "We feel in the San Diego Community College District that we need to make an extra effort to help," Carroll said. "This country has not provided what...

Japan struggling

Shane Finneran

March 21, 2011

Filed under NEWS

On the night of March 10, Yoko Saito - a City College student from Yokohama, Japan - heard from a friend that a massive earthquake had just rocked her home country. Saito tried calling her mom in Yokohama but couldn't get through. It wasn't until the next morning that a text arrived from her mom, indicating she was safe. Over the next few days, Saito learned that her friends...

BYU chooses honor over victory

City Times Editorial Board

March 21, 2011

Filed under OPINION

On March 2, with the NCAA tournament fast approaching, Brigham Young University suspended basketball player Brandon Davies for violating the school's honor code. In its first game without Davies in the lineup, BYU's basketball team -- which had been #3 in the nation -- lost by 18 points to an unranked opponent. Critics said BYU had gone too far. But those critics were wrong,...

VOX POPULI: collective bargaining

Megan Rose Bartell

March 21, 2011

Filed under OPINION

Q: What is your opinion of collective bargaining in today's economic climate? Cobey Ejigu, 21 Behavioral Science "I believe that it is very important because it's the people who work for the companies that make everything efficient and adequately flow." Patrick Zaccaria, 29 "It all boils down to me for greed. People looking out for themselves but if they look out for the...

iPad 2: Better, stronger, faster

Fernando Yates

March 21, 2011

Filed under FEATURES

Apple released the much-anticipated iPad 2 March 11. The tablet sold out at many stores during the weekend, and the wait period for online orders is now weeks long. Apple has yet to release the total sales numbers at the time of this writing, but many believe that this version of the tablet will be more successful than the original. Apple announced the new, redesigned iPad...

SDSU student found dead in Madrid River

Alec Fernandes

March 21, 2011

Filed under NEWS

Austin Taylor Bice studied international business at San Diego State University. His aspiration to conduct business in foreign countries was a perfect match for a program offered by his school that allowed students to spend a semester in Madrid, Spain. Bice arrived in Spain on Jan. 15, but he would not finish his semester abroad. The 22-year-old student went missing the night...

Knights baseball posts 5-4 win

Joshua Vincent

March 21, 2011

Filed under SPORTS

The City College baseball team won in dramatic fashion on March 15, beating Grossmont by a score of 5-4 at Morley Field. Hector Lorenzana ended the back-and-forth contest with a game-winning sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning with the bases loaded. Starting pitcher Keegan Yuhl went six solid innings for the Knights, working his way out of a couple early jams to...

Journalism certificates soon available

Fernando Yates

March 21, 2011

Filed under NEWS

Starting in the fall, City College will offer three new certificates in journalism, pending a March 24 approval. The three certificates of performance are in news editing and production, news writing, and online journalism. Each certificate requires nine units. The certification is beneficial to students as well as City College itself, according to Laura Castaneda, associate...

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