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War, ghosts and helping local veterans

December 6, 2011

Maurice Martin is a student who has used his past as a veteran to start a second life at City College as director of the campus’s chapter of Veterans for Peace. “He has a tremendous heart,” said J. Allan Ruhman, a Vietnam veteran that met Martin three years ago. “At times it’s hard to imagine he can give so much of himself to others given his own life trials.” Mental...

From ‘I don’t know’ to CEO

From ‘I don’t know’ to CEO

December 6, 2011

Many state universities have had students that have graduated and moved on to become successful people. What many people don’t realize is that there...

What should SD be like?

December 6, 2011

Website allows people to vote for how region should grow If you were in complete control of San Diego, would you be running it differently? San Diego lovers are now able to put in their two cents on what they want San Diego County to look like in the future. The San Diego Foundation, an organization that wishes to improve the quality of life for Greater San Diego, has st...

‘Occupiers’ ponder future

December 6, 2011

James Dale is not going away. The 24-year-old has been a participant in Occupy San Diego for two months and plans to continue despite the police decision to remove the camp. ¨I’m going to be here until the end,” said Dale on Nov. 28 in front of the Civic Center. “It doesn’t matter if they like it or not.” San Diego police began to clear the dozens of tents...

ASG embraces the needy, donates goods

December 6, 2011

College students from across San Diego gathered to support the third annual Embrace the Streets event on Nov. 12.   The charity drive, hosted by the Embrace organization, provided the local homeless population with blankets, clothing, and food at a distribution site on the corner of 16th Street and Island Avenue. City College students worked with SDSU, UCSD, and...

‘De-stress’ before finals

December 6, 2011

First Year Experience is hosting a “De-stress for Finals” event in Gorton Quad from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8. Workshops on study skills and relaxation activities will be offered, as well as free yoga and meditation sessions in rooms D-105 and D-102. The Humane Society will also hold a special pet therapy session. Vendors like 5-hour Energy and Activate water will...

Peeping Tom remains in custody

December 6, 2011

The man arrested twice for spying into the womens restroom remains in custody. William Brown, 32, was arrested Oct. 20 after being sighted at the Centre City Continuing Education building on the corner of Park Blvd. and Russ Blvd. not in the Fitness Center as previously reported. Centre City offers a variety of vocational and certificate programs. The office manager...

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