City Times

‘Blueprints’ honors the past

Heder Casas

October 14, 2015

Filed under LIFE

San Diego City College's Saville Theater always has events or concerts going on, but this time the event was to commemorate and remember a civil rights activist who fought for a better future of equality. On Sept. 22, the Saville Theater presented one of the most recent productions from the La Jolla Playhouse: “Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin." There wa...

Book Fair celebrates 10 years

Katherine Salindayao-White

October 14, 2015

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The City College Book Fair, an event that showcases literature, arts and music at San Diego City College, will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct. 13-16. City College celebrates its diversity during this four-day event by promoting growth in the college community for all writers, artists and musicians.
English Professor Virginia Escalante is the project director for City ...

Concert Review: A rare Jewel shines at the Sherwood

Concert Review: A rare Jewel shines at the Sherwood

Mike Madriaga

October 14, 2015

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

“… I was sick, I had bad kidneys, I didn’t have medication, (and) I was dying of blood poisoning in the hospital parking lot … then my car, ‘a...

Chicano art through the ages

Chicano art through the ages

October 14, 2015

As students, San Diego City College alumni and guests piled into the Saville Theatre, they were hit with the melodic sounds coming from a guitar that belonged...

Club Rush sees slow start

Club Rush sees slow start

October 14, 2015

It’s been a month since class has began at City College, and students are better familiarizing themselves with their professors, classmates, schedules...

Study Hours: No longer fast or furious

Mike Madriaga

October 14, 2015

Filed under OPINION

Back in the 1990s, when I was pursuing my business management degree, I had already opened my second business. It was a time where I would attend Mesa College, sit in class, and my cell would blow up from incoming phone orders via my old website, www.TeamPrototype.com (circa 1999-2005). I owned a mail-order company and was selling car-parts that I would manufacture. At the time, fibergl...

Perspective: In favor of the arts

Destiny Ortiz

October 14, 2015

Filed under OPINION

The disappearance of art classes might not make much of an impact for some, but for others it might just be the end of the world. Why are art classes considered insignificant to the core learning standards that students recognize today? The emphasis is more on taking the required classes such as math and English. Reasons behind this are because of the No Child Left Behind Ac...

Mental Health Counseling Center receives $272,000 grant

Katherine Salindayao-White

October 13, 2015

Filed under NEWS

San Diego City College’s Mental Health Counseling Center has been awarded $272,000.The Garret Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant will fund students suffering with mental illness. This includes helping the prevention of suicide and providing treatment. Garrett Lee Smith committed suicide in 2003 the day before his 22nd birthday. Although this was tragic for Garret̵...

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