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Photographers wanted

Photographers wanted

May 17, 2012

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Latino graduation

May 10, 2012

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Over the past 42 years, City College come together to celebrate and highlight the educational accomplishments of its students with a Chicano/Latina Graduation Ceremony, this year taking place May 12, at noon in Gorton Quad. The celebration is open to all students of any ethnicity, and its goal is to provide role models for our communities. The bilingual celebration will...

Expo celebrates learning

Expo celebrates learning

May 8, 2012

Research and projects fill Gorton Quad   A high-energy exhibition showcasing the variety, shared experiences and scholastic development at City ...

UC TAG program to end

May 8, 2012

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The program that guarantees admission to transferring community college students to UC San Diego will end 2014. The cancellation of the program is a result of increasingly high volumes of applicants through the program as well steep cuts in state funding to the University of California system, according to administrators. Starting in the early 1980’s, UCSD’s Transfer...

AFT suing district for back pay

May 8, 2012

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Part-time district employees who have been working without a contract at San Diego Community College District may receive retroactive pay and be entitled to permanent status thanks to a lawsuit by American Federation of Teachers (AFT) against the district. Wording in the California Education Code section 88003 is what sparked the lawsuit that has been tied up in court since...

Age 16 and graduating

Age 16 and graduating

May 8, 2012

City College can soon list 16-year-old Ashley Mittelman among its alumni. Mittelman graduated high school with the class of 2011 from Mount Shasta High...

Inspiring future generations

May 8, 2012

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Selena Juarez-Alvarado is a 28-year-old military wife and mother of two daughters, ages 13 and 9 years old. It took her seven years to obtain her degree in Biology and Health with a 3.5 GPA; she is the first college graduate in her family this spring. She has her hands full. With her husband deployed, she takes care of their two kids, has been a full-time student for...

‘Something that I should have done long ago’

May 8, 2012

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When 34-year old Michael Cash moved from Atlanta to San Diego two and a half years ago, he loved the weather, the culture and the access to Mexico. Cash was deployed throughout Europe and Asia with the U.S. Army, a kind of “migrant worker for 15 years.” “I understand what it is like to be the outsider. When I moved to San Diego I was able to associate with the Latino/Chicano...

Perspective: Writer’s odyssey

May 8, 2012

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I first took a creative writing class almost 10 years ago when I was a young, melancholy poet in training.  Afraid of any form of criticism, I was insecure and quickly took any negative comments toward my precious creations as a personal affront.  I was so certain that any story worthy of being written would very simply have to change the world.  If I wasn’t capable of...

Bits & Bytes: I need cable for Hulu?

May 8, 2012

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It seems like cord-cutters (people who cut the cord to their cable or satellite providers and consume content through online services) can’t seem to catch a break. Content is either not available, or there is an eight-day delay (how am I supposed to catch up to a show to watch it live if I can watch it legally?), or worse yet the task of having to authenticate a cable or...

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