City Times

Badminton team lives up to expectations

Scott McLean

March 7, 2011

Filed under SPORTS

The San Diego City College Badminton team beat the shuttlecock with a vengeance on Friday, Feb. 25 at Grossmont College. The badminton team had one first-place finish and two second-place finishes in the women's brackets and the men took second place in singles play. The women's team led the way by Rosalinda Nguyen's second-place finish in singles play and her first-place...

Ethiopia in San Diego

Scott McLean

March 7, 2011

Filed under FEATURES

Imagine a restaurant in which food is served without cutlery not just burgers and fries, but entire meals that include seafood, tofu and more. Such an experience might seem strange to many Americans, but it is the traditional way of eating for Ethiopians, offered by the Muzlita Abyssinian Bistro in University Heights. The Ethiopian food served at the bistro is a different,...

Publisher tells students to strive for success

Megan Rose Bartell and Sonjiala Hotchkiss

March 7, 2011

Filed under NEWS

City College business students filled the room Feb. 16 to hear Dr. John Warren, publisher and CEO of San Diego Voice & Viewpoint, during the first of three free Business Networking Breakfasts this spring hosted by Students in Free Enterprise. "All things are possible and you're only as limited as you make yourself," said Warren, establishing a key theme of his address. Warren...

‘Why do I have to pay for it?’

Cecilia Areta

March 7, 2011

Filed under OPINION

According to www.thehill.com, Planned Parenthood was a major recipient of Title X funding last year, receiving a quarter of the $317 million appropriated for Title X. Overall, the organization receives millions of dollars in federal, state and local taxpayer funds each year. But Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization with a huge funding base from individuals, foundations,...

The language of photography

Alec Fernandes

March 7, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

At the crossroads of Central and South America sits Colombia, resting between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Images of freshly-ground coffee and powdery cocaine come to mind when mentioning Colombia, yet foreigners are far less aware of the bloody internal struggle for these commodities. Pablo Serrano seeks to inform others of the country's violence using the language...

Perfection on the pitcher’s mound

Jose De Los Santos and Ernesto Lopez

March 7, 2011

Filed under SPORTS

Softball pitcher Hanna Shafer has a lot to celebrate: she recently reached a couple of milestones not every player has the honor to claim. On Feb. 21, Shafer pitched a perfect game, and on March 2, she pitched a no hitter. Against the Brahmas of L.A. Pierce College, Shafer retired all 18 batters she faced, striking out 5 and forcing the other 13 to ground out. "(Last...

The Linguists

Sonjiala Hotchkiss

March 7, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

"The Linguists: A Very Foreign Language Film" is a documentary of intermixed bits and pieces. The disjointed fragments mirror the message of the film: We're missing something; we're losing something. World Cultures sponsored a screening of the award-winning documentary, produced by Ironbound Films, at the Saville Theatre Feb. 24. Individuals and groups of anthropology...

Review: The Strokes release a highly anticipated single

Ricky Soltero

March 7, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The Strokes released their much anticipated new single, "Under Cover of Darkness", from their yet to be released fourth album, "Angles", via the band's website and made available as a free download for 48 hours. Inarguably, The Strokes have released two of the best records of the last decade. With "Is this It" and "Room on Fire", The Strokes were catapulted into the indie...

VOX POPULI Planned Parenthood

Megan Rose Bartell

March 7, 2011

Filed under OPINION

What is your opinion of proposed cuts to Planned Parenthood? Nicolas Malo, 18, Cognitive Science Transfer "People who can't afford condoms ... if they can't go to Planned Parenthood, then they don't go anywhere. And then they have kids, and they can't afford these kids because they can't afford condoms." Lee Apodaca, 24, Communications "Planned Parenthood helps a lot of women...

‘The Hood’ is the leader in abortions — so what?

Megan Rose Bartell

March 7, 2011

Filed under OPINION

As a 29-year-old woman who qualifies as low-income, I use Planned Parenthood services. In fact, my friends and I affectionately refer to our local Planned Parenthood as "The Hood." I am appalled and outraged by the Pence Amendment, which, if passed in the Senate, would irrationally strip current funding of $317 million from publicly funded family planning centers such as...

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