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Black awards show to air opposite Oscars

Ricky Soltero

February 28, 2016

Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

Offering an alternative to the so called “whiteness” of the Academy Awards is the All Def Movie Awards, airing opposite the Oscars on Sunday. Hosted by Tony Rock, the All Def Movie Awards were created by All Def Digital's Russell Simmons in response to the lack of diversity in the Academy Awards nominations and Hollywood overall. According to the official site, the...

Wild ninth inning leads to City loss

Wild ninth inning leads to City loss

February 28, 2016

The Mesa College Olympians defeated the City College Knights 6-5 in their first Pacific Coast Athletic Conference game of the season. Mesa (5-7) scored...

Men’s basketball season ends with loss to Antelope Valley College

Luisa Sausedo

February 28, 2016

Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

The Knights’ men’s basketball season came to an end Friday night when they were defeated in the second round of regional playoffs by the Antelope Valley College Marauders 83-87 in Lancaster. Knights’ freshman Leonard Allen was the leading scorer, with 21 points, followed by sophomore Taylor Nelson, with 19. The Knights finished their overall season with a record...

Family, friends mourn ex-student

Family, friends mourn ex-student

Oisis Jones

February 27, 2016

Filed under NEWS

Family members and friends remembered a former City College student as having a great heart at his funeral Mass on Friday. LaShawn Encarnacion was found...

Men’s basketball team begins playoffs Friday

Luisa Sausedo

February 26, 2016

Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

For the third straight season, the City College’s men’s basketball team has made it to postseason. The No. 10 seeded Knights will travel to face the No. 7 Antelope Valley College Marauders on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. The Knights (22-7) are coming into this game running full speed with a nine-game winning streak and undefeated conference record (8-0). The Knights clinched...

Black history should be recognized every day

Denise White

February 21, 2016

Filed under OPINION

I want to be able to celebrate Black History any time if I’d like to. As a Caucasian, female student, I don’t know how to even celebrate Black History Month at City College. A few years back, I went to a Historically Black College and University in Augusta, Ga., called Paine College. Being one of the only two white females at a predominately black school, it was different...

District offers training in case of shooter on campus

Ricardo Soltero

February 21, 2016

Filed under NEWS

After news broke of an potential active shooter at the Naval Medical Center San Diego near Balboa Park last month, City College went on full alert but the school remained open as campus police monitored the situation. How prepared is City College in such situation? According to the City College website, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Emergency Preparedness...

SDCCD out-state fee increases $5 per unit

SDCCD out-state fee increases $5 per unit

February 21, 2016

A tuition hike of $5 per unit for out-of -state students will come this fall affecting at least 3 percent of students at City College, and 5 percent of...

Successful spring shows’ auditions

Destiny Ortiz

February 21, 2016

Filed under ARTS

A crowd of more than 60 people appeared to audition at the Saville Theatre for both spring shows. “It’s way more than they expected,” Stage Manager Rachel Barringer said referring to the potential stars who auditioned on Jan. 28. There was a buzz of nervous and excited energy as everyone waited their turn to audition. The plays this semester are “Almost, Maine”...

Oscars don’t offer role models for City’s students

Oscars don’t offer role models for City’s students

February 21, 2016

The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 28. All 20 nominees for leading and supporting roles are white for the second year in a row, sparking...

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