City Times

Students join hands in name of education

Tom Gustafson and Amanda Cherne

April 4, 2011

Filed under NEWS

City College took part in Hands Across California, a rally and fundraiser, on April 17. The event was part of a statewide showing of support for community colleges facing budget cuts. Put on by the Foundation for Community Colleges and Ken Kragen, who helped organize 1986's countrywide demonstration Hands Across America, the undertaking acknowledged hard times due to budget...

CRITICAL CAVALIER: ‘Scream 4’ doesn’t live up to its legacy

Tom Andrew

April 4, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The first "Scream" debuted 15 years ago, and after a 10-year absence, lots of plastic surgery, and a few different scripts, the fourth film in the franchise has opened, but will we care? As with all of the "Scream" films, the first sequence opens with a scene in which someone dies at the hands of Ghostface, the killer in all the"Scream" films. In the first film it was Drew...

“Operation full disclosure” comes to City College

Brian Lett

April 4, 2011

Filed under NEWS

Various City College groups will be presenting former Central Intelligence Agency analyst Ray McGovern and others to discuss controversial topics and experiences regarding the information war against whistle-blowers. The event will be held on April 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m in room D-121A, the campus faculty lounge. The conference is part of U.S. Tour of Duty's Operation Full...

Ubanalities

Michele Suthers

April 4, 2011

Filed under OPINION

Restaurant Review:You say you want an Evolution?

April 4, 2011

Filed under FEATURES

On any given corner of the San Diego metropolitan area, one can find an assault of restaurants that offer coma-inducing portions of surf and turf, or tormentingly sweet indulgences that leave some repenting upon the scale. However, tucked away near the Hillcrest area at Fifth Avenue and Quince Street, one block west of Balboa Park, is Evolution, a guiltless, vegan drive-thru...

Event Review: SD bands shine at SXSW

Ryan Johnson

April 4, 2011

Filed under Entertainment

The trip to South by South West (SXSW) - an annual film, interactive and music festival and conference where over 2,000 of independent music's brightest new talents perform in over 90 venues in downtown Austin - isn't exactly a piece of cake. It's the whole cake, and you have to finish it all before it gets taken away from you. As a band playing SXSW, the first hope is that...

Garcia dominating the courts

Mark Rivera

April 4, 2011

Filed under SPORTS

"They were just battling it out, with every point being 10- to 20-shot rallies," women's tennis coach Gretchen Magers said of tennis player Priscilla Garcia's tennis match against undefeated Palomar. "They were both tired and Priscilla had a really sore wrist," Magers added. "It was just a really high level of play." Magers said she felt Garcia's match was the best she had...

Former Knight in national spotlight

Jose De Los Santos

April 4, 2011

Filed under SPORTS

City College alum and current San Diego State University senior Malcolm Thomas made one of the biggest plays of his life when it mattered most. With 45 seconds left in the second overtime, Thomas blocked the shot of Temples' Lavoy Allen, sealing a 71-64 victory for the Aztecs in the second round of the NCAA playoffs on March 19. Thomas' block came moments after he had turned...

Students step out in protest of cuts

Ernesto Lopez

April 4, 2011

Filed under NEWS

"We're not going to take this sh** anymore. If you care about your future, we gotta unite. Together we'll take over this mother-f***ing system." These words, shouted into a microphone by Karim Assaf, a member of Education for All, carried throughout the crowd gathered at Gorton Quad on March 31. Minutes before, at 11:30 a.m., hundreds of students walked out of their classes...

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