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City College alumni and staff are bridging the gap

December 26, 2016

On Dec. 11 - City College students, alumni and staff - gathered at the Las Americas Premium Outlets in San Ysidro.  Together they helped to collect unwrapped...

Activism or ‘slacktivism?

Activism or ‘slacktivism?

December 19, 2016

If you've seen anybody wearing a safety pin recently, it means that they're supporting race and sexual minorities in America who have been victims of hate...

December delights

December delights

December 18, 2016

A record crowd estimated to be around 360,000 turned out for 39th annual December Nights at Balboa Park on Dec. 3 and 4. The event, described by organizers...

Waves+ Billows releases mighty debut EP

Waves+ Billows releases mighty debut EP

December 15, 2016

San Diego’s emo music scene flourished during the early nineties and is experiencing a reemergence with bands like Waves + Billows, which released their...

California’s progressive lean

Thomas Chesy

December 10, 2016

Filed under OPINION

The anger Californians feel after President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning victory is understandable; the people of the state have voted Hillary Clinton for president three times now across two primaries and a general election. It’s no wonder they’re protesting. But these protesters, as well as all Californians, should be sure not to forget about the extraordinarily progressive...

Save money, go to the movies in Tijuana

Melissa De Pineres

December 10, 2016

Filed under LIFE

With a handful of blockbusters about to hit the screen towards the end of the year and with holiday expenses right around the corner, there's not much extra cash for college students. "Star Wars: Rogue One," "Assassin's Creed," "Collateral Beauty" and "Power Rangers" are among the films premiering in December. Going to movies may not be that affordable for college students,...

Guide to North Park’s craft beer scene

Ricardo Soltero

December 10, 2016

Filed under LIFE

As San Diego’s reputation continues to grow as a craft beer heavyweight, so has the number of microbreweries. With large start-ups in Miramar and a boom in tasting rooms downtown and in Little Italy, the last couple of years have seen the number of breweries and tasting rooms double, making San Diego the go-to destination for craft beer enthusiasts. Stone Brewery, Ballast...

Eight women speak out against repression

Andrea Morin

December 10, 2016

Filed under NEWS

“La Caravana Contra la Repressión en Mexico” or "Speaking Tour Against Repression in Mexico" is a group of eight women traveling across the United States to make their voices heard. They made a stop in San Diego as one of the panels at the Binational Conference on Border Issues, a two-day event that took place at City College on Nov. 17 and at El Colegio de la Frontera...

Grammys, schmammys

Andrea Morin

December 10, 2016

Filed under Art

Grammy award nominations came out Dec. 6 and the list of nominees is less than impressive. Over the years the Grammys have lost sparkle. The once sought-after award has become a shadow of its former self. It used to be that it was an honor to be the recipient of a Grammy award — even just be nominated. It was high praise and recognition from the Recording Academy. Now,...

Reliving a nightmare, one police report at a time

Reliving a nightmare, one police report at a time

December 10, 2016

It's a day I'll never forget. I relive it every time I hear of a case of police brutality or the shooting of an unarmed citizen. It was Aug. 18, 2001....

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