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City’s Veterans for Peace first college chapter in the nation

City’s Veterans for Peace first college chapter in the nation

September 27, 2012

The San Diego City College student veterans club was given a charter by the Veterans for Peace organization Sept. 27, making it the first chapter of Veterans...

Protesters support prop 37

Mariel Mostacero

September 25, 2012

Filed under NEWS

On Monday, Sept. 17, Robinson Ave. was teeming with members of the Women Occupy San Diego (WOSD) in their protest to support Proposition 37. The proposition, which will be voted upon in this year's election, is to force companies to label their foods with either "Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO)" or "Non-GMO". "What they do is they take these bacteria that are antibiotic-resistant…and...

A spectacular performance and excellent tribute to jazz greats

A spectacular performance and excellent tribute to jazz greats

September 25, 2012

In a stellar tribute to Etta James and Koko Taylor, Michele Lundeen and Blues Streak, with special guest Sue Palmer, performed for Jazz Live on Sept. 11...

Good eats parkside

Good eats parkside

September 25, 2012

The Market Place Deli in Bankers Hill on Fifth Ave. and Maple is a great place to grab a hot sandwich and have a picnic in Balboa Park without having to...

Lose the paper and run with the E-book

Michael A. Liggins

September 25, 2012

Filed under VOICE

The amount of money that the average college student living in California has to pay for textbooks is outrageous. A study conducted by the American Public Interest Research Group recorded that textbook prices are rising at 4 times the rate of inflation.  In a single school year students are expected to spend around $1,1168 on textbooks, course materials and school supplies. As...

Textbooks are better for your environment

Ally Browne

September 25, 2012

Filed under VOICE

It’s no secret that the average college student spends an arm, a leg, and half their soul on textbooks each semester. It’s also no secret that many textbook publishers have started cashing in on the current “e-book” trend. But are these new technologies really more cost effective and convenient than traditional textbooks? The answer is no. Only 17 percent of...

XX releases long awaited second album.

Issa Lozano

September 25, 2012

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

On Sept. 11, following a three year absence after the release of their debut album, London trio The xx released their long awaited sophomore effort “Coexist.”  2009's critically acclaimed self-titled release included singles like "Crystalised” and "Islands" and topped a number of different charts. Together, dressed in an almost exclusive wardrobe of black, Romy Madley...

“Horrors” to take over Saville this October.

Jennifer Manalili

September 25, 2012

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A kller plant will take the City College stage when a production of “The Little Shop of Horrors” debuts at the Saville Theatre at the end of October. “We are performing the off-Broadway version of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to coincide with Halloween,” said professor June Richards, head of City’s drama department and the director behind the production. “It is...

Men’s soccer team triumph in first season game

Michael A. Liggins

September 25, 2012

Filed under SPORTS

The San Diego City College Men’s Soccer team came out victorious against the Pasadena Lancers at home on the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 18. The Knights started the game off in good fashion, scoring twice in the first six minutes of the game. Freshman Tony Nguyen placed an excellent free kick into the middle of the penalty box where forward Roberto Diaz headed the ball...

McGinnis makes plans for the coming season

McGinnis makes plans for the coming season

September 25, 2012

Dean Kathy McGinnis has a very hands on and involved approach to her job. In charge of overseeing all of San Diego City College’s t sports programs,...

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