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Photo finish for second place in mayoral election

Christopher Handloser

November 20, 2013

David Alvarez appears to have an edge over fellow democrat, Nathan Fletcher, in a very tight race for second place in yesterday’s special mayoral election. Republican Kevin Faulconer easily secured his spot in February’s runoff election with a first place showing. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Faulconer brought in 89,043 votes (43.58 percent), with A...

Mayoral voting Nov. 19

Jennifer Ovalle

November 18, 2013

Residents of San Diego, including City College students, will be voting for the mayor in a special election on Nov. 19, after Bob Filner vacated the office in August because of allegations of sexual misconduct.The successor will serve the remainder of Filner's four-year term. If none of the 11 candidates wins a majority vote, a runoff election between the top two candidate...

Jerry Brown loves prisons

Torrey Spoerer

November 18, 2013

California Proposition 30 was originally approved as a crucial step towards fixing our financially drained public educational system by funding schools with newly implemented taxes. As of this fall, however, the measure may now be warped into a means of draining state resources away from education and into the prison-industrial complex.Governor Jerry Brown and his California-ub...

Lady Knights return to the court

Fernando Ramirez

November 18, 2013

“Whatever you don’t put out another team will.” That is what women’s basketball Coach Andrea Aguilar tells her players whenever they are tired –--- to inspire them to fight through it. This is Coach Aguilar’s sophomore season at City College and she says that the time for rookie mistakes is over. “Last year was a crash course for ...

Festive treats you can give thanks for

Festive treats you can give thanks for

November 18, 2013

Thanksgiving about enjoying time off, catching up with family and maybe buying something for yourself ---- or getting a head start on Christmas shopping ---- ...

Happy hour in Little Italy

Happy hour in Little Italy

November 18, 2013

Little Italy in downtown San Diego is known as a "hip and historic urban neighborhood," according to the its website and it lives up to that slogan.The distr...

Mayoral candidate David Alvarez visits City College

Mayoral candidate David Alvarez visits City College

Jennifer Ovalle

November 18, 2013

San Diego City Councilman and mayoral candidate, David Alvarez, visited City College Oct. 31 on his latest mayoral campaign. Alvarez addressed his conc...

Asian pop music: A top five

Asian pop music: A top five

November 14, 2013

After the unexpected success of Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” international pop music has been on the rise in the States. From smooth hip hop and R&...

Deals to look forward to on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

William Morse

November 14, 2013

Sitting there, amid a chaotic mix of screaming, yelling, and people throwing punches ---- it was nothing short of a riot. Many may ask where this was?It was the scene at a Tilly's store in Mission Valley on midnight at Black Friday of last year. It was one of the worst decisions I could have made, not only was nothing bought but the experience was horrible. It was terrifying.But a...

Does the ‘Arkham’ series really need a prequel?

Does the ‘Arkham’ series really need a prequel?

Ahmad Blue

November 14, 2013

"Batman: Arkham Origins," the third installment in the Arkham series has received a lot of hype months prior to release so, does the game live up to th...

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