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Pro: $15 per hour: Fair or un-fairy tale?

Denise White

April 16, 2016

Filed under OPINION

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law this month raising California’s mandatory minimum wage to $15 by 2022. “Economically, (raising) minimum wages may not make sense,” he said at the signing. “Morally and socially and politically, (minimum wages) make every sense because it binds the community together and makes sure that parents can take care of th...

Con: $15 per hour: Fair or un-fairy tale?

Luisa Sausedo

April 16, 2016

Filed under OPINION

On April 15, 2015, thousands of fast-food employees around the country marched out of their jobs demanding an increase in pay to $15 an hour. They stressed that they could not pay their rent and feed their families on a minimum-wage salary. In my opinion, McDonald's, Burger King, and places of this nature offer start-up jobs. Many 18-year olds who want experience and want ...

Look for these hidden gems at Coachella

Look for these hidden gems at Coachella

April 16, 2016

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is days away, with most of the excitement surrounding the Guns N’ Roses reunion and the return of LC...

Refugees share their lives in documentary

Belinda Mendoza

April 16, 2016

Filed under LIFE

It can be difficult to imagine what it's like growing up in a country torn apart by war but for many refugees living in the United States that was once their reality. The chances are that many City College students have brushed shoulders with a refugee while walking around campus and never knew it. The documentary "Make It Home: A Story of Resettlement" tells the story of some...

Payroll problems mostly resolved

Payroll problems mostly resolved

April 16, 2016

After a troubled launch, faculty payroll discrepancies at the San Diego Community College District have been greatly reduced but not entirely eliminated.What w...

ASG president is recognized for leadership

ASG president is recognized for leadership

April 16, 2016

Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins awarded San Diego City College ASG President Laura Benavidez with a certificate of recognition for her leadership on...

Badminton Knights take over Olympians

Luisa Sausedo

April 16, 2016

Filed under SPORTS

On April 15, City College’s badminton team defeated the Mesa College Olympians, 17-4, during their final game at Mesa College 15 before the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Individual tournament on April 22. During the first set of the singles matches, Knight sophomore Thao Le faced off against Olympian Mai Truong during the first match of the game. Le defeated Truong ...

Beebe finalist for Santa Barbara City College post

Beebe finalist for Santa Barbara City College post

April 16, 2016

City College President Anthony Beebe is one of the five finalists to become the Santa Barbara City College Superintendent-President. Dr. Kim Monda and...

Record store day comes to San Diego

Record store day comes to San Diego

April 15, 2016

Over 1,000 independently owned record stores in the United States will take part of Record Store Day 2016 this Saturday April 16. Founded in 2007, the annual e...

Get ready for epic comic-book showdown

Get ready for epic comic-book showdown

April 14, 2016

This is the year that DC Comics is taking a shot at Marvel’s crown for on-screen comic book supremacy. First up was “Batman v Superman: Dawn of J...

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