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Ending the semester on a sweet note

Ending the semester on a sweet note

May 21, 2013

We’ve reached the end of the semester. Can you believe it?So take a moment to yourself and indulge a little after surviving all of those lectures,...

Chicano Park Day embraces its cultural roots with festival

Chicano Park Day embraces its cultural roots with festival

May 21, 2013

After gaining a place on the National Register of historic places, Chicano Park was full of people celebrating Chicano Park Day on April 20.“It’s a very cul...

Year-end review of City College athletics

Year-end review of City College athletics

May 21, 2013

From the controversy surrounding the men's volleyball team to the back-to-back successful season of the badminton team, the sports program at City College h...

99th annual graduation fast approaching for City College students

Klarissa Sanchez

May 21, 2013

Filed under NEWS

All the hard work and dedication students put in throughout the years is now paying off. Cameras will snap, proud parents will be in the stands and students will celebrate. Speakers will tell students that graduation will set them off into the real world and a great future.San Diego City College will hold its 99th commencement ceremonies at the Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park...

Why you should eat more almonds

Why you should eat more almonds

May 20, 2013

Almonds are one of the healthiest nuts you can get, even though they are technically not nuts but actually the seeds of the fruit of the almond tree. ...

Fat is not a synonym for ugly

Jennifer Manalili

May 20, 2013

Filed under VOICE

More than the news that she’s having Kanye West’s baby, Kim Kardashian has been dragged through tabloid headlines for something else. What’s that, you ask?For being fat. For gaining weight because she’s pregnant.Okay, she’s a bit of a parasite and hardly a fashionista so let’s move onto someone who knows clothes: Mike Jeffries owner and ...

City students nominated for Emmys

Elizabeth Carson

May 20, 2013

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Three RTVC students at City have been nominated for student Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest chapter has nominated James L. Smith II, Alice Kim and Alex Miler Pastore for the Student Production, General Assignment award for three projects. “Perez Captured,” the piece by Smith and Kim was a news piece that took place...

Don’t hand out guidelines for childhood

May 20, 2013

Filed under VOICE

Last year, a video posted on Youtube went viral with a little girl named Riley who seems to see through the absurdity of trying to fit children into gender boxes.The spunky little girl stands in the middle of a toy store as she turns to the camera. Frustration is written in the adorable little creases on her face and she sort of even stamps her foot as she exclaims, “Wh...

Toys are crucial to development

Allison Browne

May 20, 2013

Filed under VOICE

A boy does not know he is supposed to play with toy cars and like the color blue. A girl does not know she is supposed to like the color pink and play with toy dolls. The only reason they start believing this is because we tell them they are supposed to. Children are not black and white in their perceptions. They only see genders as opposites because we present it very sim...

There are more important things to worry about

Robert Whaley

May 20, 2013

Filed under VOICE

Girls playing with Nerf guns and boys playing with Barbies, what a wonderful world. Advertisements that show these crossed gender norms seem like a good thing, they tear down the constraints of gender, equality for all. But everybody needs to focus on ripping down these ideas of man and woman and work on us all as people. Gender divides are a big problem for America, after all it took 14...

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