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‘Don’t glorify war’

Jennifer Manalili

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

Veterans gather in Gorton Quad to share the horrors of war as they honor fallen soldiers   War is not a game. Several combat veterans delivered tha mesage at a special event at San Diego City College Nov. 10. The Veteran’s Day event included Arlington West,  a display of 252 cardboard tombstones that were set up around Gorton Quad to commemorate the soldiers...

Food baskets for the needy

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

The City College Food Pantry is putting together and distributing ten holiday dinner baskets to needy students. Five of the baskets will be distributed for Thanksgiving and the other five will be distributed during Christmas. Although there are only ten baskets that will be distributed, the food pantry staff said those ten baskets will help. “Even if you only help...

Peeping Tom twice arrested in campus bathroom

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

Campus police have detained a man twice for peeping on women while they were using the restroom at Centre City Continuing Education building this semester. William Brown, who has twice been arrested for peeping in a women’s restroom and once for public intoxication on campus, is described as  a light-skinned black male, standing about 5’8” and weighing about 180 pounds,...

Film shows Arizona battle over ethnic studies

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

The World Cultures Program presented the documentary “Precious Knowledge” at the Saville Theatre Nov. 3. The film focuses on high school ethnic studies in Arizona, specifically courses on Mexican culture. These classes, called La Raza studies, are viewed as a threat by some citizens who believe that they are promoting anti-American values. In the movie politician...

Border conference at City

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

The second annual Binational Conference on Border Issues will be held at San Diego City College Dec. 1. The keynote speaker will be Anabel Hernández, author of “Los Señores del Narco,”  a book about the Mexican drug lords. The conference panels will include “The Drug War and Politics of Violence,” “The Daily and Quiet Resistance to Exploitation in Maquiladoras”...

‘Don’t Be a Bully Conference’ at City College Dec. 3

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

City College will host its first “Don’t Be a Bully Conference” on Dec 3. The free conference is for everyone, including students, parents, and teachers. The conference will teach children “how to be more than a bystander, less of a victim, and better than a bully.”  It will also discuss a crucial issue of cyberbullying through social media such as Facebook,...

Dance shows

November 15, 2011

Filed under NEWS

The Dance Department at San Diego City College will put on their biannual “City Moves” dance performance Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dances range from modern dance to hip-hop and everything in between. Tickets are $10. The performance will be at Saville Theatre. More information: (619)-388-3563 or email at arincon@sdccd.edu

Holiday events

November 15, 2011

Filed under LIFE

There are a huge number of people that are without the companionship of family or friends for the holidays. Whether you are in the military, divorced,  or away from family it gets hard to find a place to feel comfortable for the holidays. Some want to feel the warmth of giving to the less fortunate, some want to be entertained, and some just want to eat. Well, no...

Share the sweet life

November 15, 2011

Filed under LIFE

Thanksgiving is looming, and December holidays follow soon after. Things are going to get stressful and hectic, as this is typically the time of year to impress families and friends with gifts and treats. So why not bake away those holiday blues and impress your family at the same time with this homemade pumpkin-apple pie.   Ingredients:    Pie Filling: 1 sugar pump...

Asian women struggle to make films

November 15, 2011

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

One of the largest Pan-Asian film festivals in the nation took place in San Diego with many emerging filmmakers receiving awards. Among them, were three female Asian-American filmmakers who swept the documentary film category by winning awards for their films about being transgender, battling cancer, and living with deafness. The San Diego Asian Film Festival was held...

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