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A ‘jewel’ is gone — Terry Armstrong tirelessly advocated for fellow students’ rights in her decades at City College

A ‘jewel’ is gone — Terry Armstrong tirelessly advocated for fellow students’ rights in her decades at City College

February 28, 2014

“A real jewel is missing in this crown, but it’s shining somewhere else.” Those words, expressed by City College Enactus leader Marie...

Driving students to design their future

Driving students to design their future

February 27, 2014

Candice Lopez is City College’s graphic design cupid – a matchmaker for her students and the real world – and her arrows are crested in...

AllOut or all in?

Diego Lynch

February 27, 2014

Filed under LIFE

For the first time, the San Diego City College District will have a float in the San Diego Pride Parade. A club for LGBTQ students on campus, however, is talking boycott if it’s not allowed to shape the float’s content. Members of the club, AllOut@City, expressed enthusiasm about the float but said they are concerned that it will not include student voices. They s...

A gritty tale of wilderness survival

Celia Jimenez and Louis Christian Alvarez

February 27, 2014

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, TOP STORIES

“If we can survive the night, we’ll survive the day.” That was the motto that explorer Lee Bergthold told to photographer Christina Bowers as they made their way through their expedition through rough frozen terrain in an attempt to recreate the journey of the ill-fated Donner Party. “To Walk Away from Battle Mountain" is a visual narrative that relates the adve...

A force to be reckoned with — City College police urge students to help prevent crime in an open campus

Joe Kendall

February 27, 2014

Filed under NEWS, TOP STORIES

When asked to imagine a campus police officer, it’s easy to picture an uptight officer, only concerned with writing parking tickets and kicking kids off of their skateboards, but that perception might not be so accurate. The 38 police officers of the San Diego Community College District are divided among three campuses and are responsible with the protection of the students, s...

Lounge has heart for student engagement

Lounge has heart for student engagement

February 27, 2014

The owners of a hookah lounge near City College want to offer more than a place to smoke, have coffee and eat. They want to encourage civic engagement a...

Should we hear about Snowden? — Press is right to ignore Snowden’s leaks

Diego Lynch

February 26, 2014

Filed under OPINION, VOICE

Events of the last 15 years have delivered challenges and opportunities. The National Security Administration (NSA) has responded through the mass surveillance that prompted Edward Snowden’s actions and a conundrum for the press: When someone commits espionage should the press interpret and disseminate the national security information revealed?   Unlike previous eras, we are no longer fighting a s...

Should we hear about Snowden? — Media blackouts do more harm then good

February 26, 2014

Filed under OPINION, VOICE

“Every time you pick up a phone, dial a number, write an email, make a purchase, travel on the bus carrying a cell phone, swipe a card somewhere, you leave a trace, and the government has decided that it’s a good idea to collect it all, everything, even if you’ve never been suspected of a crime.” That revelation is actually from a second interview given by former...

Pizza and brew from the Blind Lady to you

Pizza and brew from the Blind Lady to you

Michelle Moran

February 26, 2014

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

San Diego is gradually getting known for being a mecca for craft beer. With more than 30 breweries and counting, there are local bars and restaurants that s...

Amon Amarth conquers the House of Blues

Amon Amarth conquers the House of Blues

February 25, 2014

Swedish Viking metal band Amon Amarth along with the Ohio-based band Skeletonwitch dominated the House of Blues on Feb 16. The line of eager fans coil...

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