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Veterans fight to go to school

Adam Burkhart

September 11, 2012

Budget cuts to education are compounding issues for veterans trying to return to school with the GI bill. “A lot of our students are leaving because we don’t have the classes to offer them,” said Belinda Harris, chief certifying officer with the veteran’s records office at City College. “We had over … 800 vets and now it’s dropped (by) more than 200,” Harris...

School’s in for the summer

School’s in for the summer

September 11, 2012

While most departments on campus offered few or no classes for the second summer in a row, City’s Cosmetology Department kept its full schedule through...

Tasty tacos for the whole family

Tasty tacos for the whole family

September 11, 2012

Living in San Diego means having an abundance of different Mexican food at your fingertips but you can also get your taco fix at home. This recipe requires...

City teaches across borders

Amanda Rhoades

September 11, 2012

Laura Castañeda, Chairperson of the San Diego City College Communications Department, will host a workshop on the fundamentals of border region reporting on Oct. 13 in Tijuana. “Cross-Border Journalism: Getting the Real Story,” is one of a series of media events occurring that day at the Centro Cultural Tijuana as part of the ten day Tijuana Innovadora conference. “Anybody...

Prop. 30 is not a guaranteed fix

Heric Rubio

September 11, 2012

There’s the right way to fix a problem, and then there’s the governments way; Proposition 30 would be the latter. Prop. 30, also known as The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012, calls for a seven year tax hike on the state’s highest earners; couples who make upwards of $500,000 per year. Supporters of the proposition claim that the money derived...

Prop. 30: it is what we need

Michael A. Liggins and Michael A. Liggins

September 11, 2012

California has been continually divided between the wealthy upper class and the poor impoverished class. The American Dream of home ownership, a career, and an  education have proven to be privileges that only the rich can afford. The recession has wiped out a large portion of California’s middle class and has made the idea of social mobility a lie. The state owes a massive...

Police brutality alive and well

Sandra Galindo

September 11, 2012

A few weeks ago, a production of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suits” was performed at the San Diego Repertory’s Lyceum Theater. The first Chicano play on Broadway, “Zoot Suits” recalls the true story of the Sleepy Lagoon incidents that occurred on Aug. 2nd 1942, involving Chicano youths who were wrongfully charged with a murder they did not commit. Although there were...

Let’s try this one more time, but let’s avoid the reset button

Heric Rubio

September 11, 2012

I don’t play very many video games now. But as a much younger child I did. I remember endless nights of staying up, trying to get to the next castle in “Super Mario Bros.” only to find that the princess was actually in another castle. I remember getting as close as possible to the television screen while playing Duck Hunt to make sure I didn’t miss any birds, mostly...

Lady Knights fight for lead in season opener

Lady Knights fight for lead in season opener

September 11, 2012

Andi Milburn, head coach of women’s soccer here at City College, led  her Lady Knights to victory in a game that was filled with emotions and intensity. By...

Knights lose in home game 3-1

Knights lose in home game 3-1

September 11, 2012

On Aug. 28, the San Diego City College Knights men’s soccer team lost their season opener 3-1 to the Long Beach Vikings here at City. The Knights...

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