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Getting to Class in One Piece

Getting to Class in One Piece

Christine Marcucci

December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is an urban community college with a unique layout, separating it from other traditional, self-contained colleges and spans several ...

New Central Library Finally Opens

New Central Library Finally Opens

Christine Marcucci

December 9, 2013

After three-and-a-half decades of planning, the new nine-floor Central Library is now open. Located within a mile of City College at 330 Park Blvd. in...

The Architect of the Dream

The Architect of the Dream

December 8, 2013

Everyone can think about or plan something for the future. As a matter of fact, most people do it constantly, but it takes more than that to become a tru...

Beauty on a Budget

Phoenix Webb

December 8, 2013

College students are held to a stereotype: poor and unkempt. In San Diego, college students kill that stereotype. College students here are no less economically challenged than other students, but they have amazing skin and hair. It begs the question: How is this possible? It's possible because there are many ways to save money on beauty products, services and tools. So, herei...

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Torrey Spoerer

December 7, 2013

The era of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare," began Oct. 1. That's when Americans without health insurance, some 48 million, can began to sign up for coverage in most of the country. This contentious new law mandates that everyone get health coverage or face a penalty. The general idea is that people will be able to access health ...

Science building set to open in January

Christopher Handloser

December 5, 2013

As the fall semester ends, the construction on campus will forge ahead. Some new projects are nearing completion and some renovations are just about to begin. City College Campus Project Director Tom Fine recently provided City Times with an update. Topping the list of developments is the completion of the new Science Building located at the corner of 16th and B streets. The di...

Election for mayor set for February runoff

Christopher Handloser

December 5, 2013

Two San Diego councilmembers, Democrat David Alvarez and Republican Kevin Faulconer, will square off in a runoff election in February for mayor of San Diego. In a special election on Nov. 19, Faulconer brought in 101,944 votes (42.17 percent), with Alvarez at 65,722 votes (27.19 percent) and fellow Democrat Nathan Fletcher closely behind him with 58,346 votes (24.3 percent)...

Free legal services coming to campus

Free legal services coming to campus

December 5, 2013

The Thomas Jefferson School of Law, located just minutes away from campus on 11th and Island, offers free legal assistance to college students and other ind...

Knights soccer finishes strong

Christopher Handloser

December 5, 2013

The City College soccer team went to the California Community College Athletic Association Regional Playoffs for the fourth year in a row after finishing in second place in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference with a record of 10-5-5 (8-2-2 conference). Ranked 14th in the state, the Knights traveled to play the Santa Ana Dons on Nov. 23, but the third-ranked Dons proved t...

Some customers are just awful

Torrey Spoerer

December 5, 2013

From early November through the final hours of New Year's Day, retail stores and restaurants are about to endure their chaotic surge in customer traffic and increased profits from said traffic surge.The famous -- or maybe more infamous -- motto "the customer is always right" has always been the top rule used to push service staff into giving an absolute priority to customer...

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