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City fall festival canceled

City fall festival canceled

September 25, 2012

The San Diego City College annual Fall Harvest Festival has been cancelled this year due to a lack of funding. The festival has occurred annually each...

Scare up some food donations

Benny A McFadden

September 25, 2012

City College’s emergency food pantry is  hoping to restock it’s shelves in October  with “Scare Away Hunger,” an early  Fall request for donations. Non-perishable food items such as canned  goods, bottled water or juice and pull-top  plastic fruit or pudding cups can be  dropped off in the Student Affairs Office  (D-106), CalWorks Office (L-121), or the ...

City College wins top honors on Rate My Professor

Andrew Hahn and Jennifer Manalili

September 25, 2012

Out of the 7,500 schools and 1.5 million professors listed on the website RateMyProfessor.com, San Diego City College was named the top community college in the nation with Kristen Cole, a professor of psychology at the school, also receiving accolade ranking fifteenth on a list of the nation’s Highest Rated Professors. “This top ranking for our college and Professor...

Club rushing the quad

Club rushing the quad

September 25, 2012

City’s annual Club Rush Week took place from Sept. 17 to 20 at Gorton Quad. It was hosted by the Inner Club Council and Associated Student Government. Several...

International book fair carries onward

Adam Burkhart

September 25, 2012

Under a tight budget, the annual San Diego City College International Book Fair will carry on this year Oct. 1 through 6 with limited sponsorship from the Associated Student Government. The book fair is operating on a much smaller budget than it has in the past, which impelled book fair director, professor Virginia Escalante to try some more imaginative strategies to secure...

City Robotics competes at the international level

City Robotics competes at the international level

September 17, 2012

The last Sat. before the beginning of the new semester saw the core members of San Diego City Robotics reconvene on campus. The team’s Autonomous...

Editorial: A necessary tax to protect education

September 17, 2012

We have already kissed summer goodbye and while the hot weather still lingers, time rolls on, Nov. 6 is fast approaching. It is important that as we dedicate ourselves to our academic obligations, we do not lose sight of the world around us. Come Nov. 6th, the citizens of California will be called on to vote on many propositions that can and will have extreme impacts not...

City’s Seeds earning green

City’s Seeds earning green

September 17, 2012

While many academic programs are making cuts in adjustment to California’s looming financial crisis, Seeds@City Urban Farm at San Diego City College...

City alumnus backs Obama

Adam Baird

September 17, 2012

San Diego City College alumnus and Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal gave a speech endorsing President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 5; Sinegal spoke on his business success and providing a rebuttal to the claim that the current administration is anti-business. “Business needs a president who has covered businesses backs. A president who understands...

Admin. Services gets new leadership

Amanda Rhoades

September 17, 2012

Jacquelin Bell has been appointed as vice president of administrative services, filling the position left by the passing of Jerry Davis, San Diego City College President Terrence Burgess announced in an email in August. “I’m following in the footsteps of a very admired predecessor,” Bell said. Bell comes to City College from the University of California, Davis where...

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