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Cultural awareness goal of new international club

Mariana Lima and Mariana Lima

May 22, 2007

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By Mariana Lima Contributor If you are curious to taste English black pudding, Japanese miso soup and rice for breakfast or simply want to make friends, the address is the same for both - room L-208c. San Diego City College students created the City College International Club to support their fellow students from any place in the world, including the United States. According...

Silence is the sound of learning for City College professor

Tasha Ball and Tasha Ball

May 22, 2007

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By Tasha Ball Contributor Simone Laubenthal's students don't listen to a word she says, and that's exactly how she likes it. Laubenthal, 37, teaches American Sign Language classes at San Diego City College, and has been involved in the deaf community since the age of 8. As a child, Laubenthal and her sister used ASL as their secret language. At age 13, her interest in the...

Broadcasting student leaving City to make her mark at NBC

Brittany Arquette and Brittany Arquette

May 22, 2007

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By Brittany Arquette City Times From a cheerleader in Mexico to an NBC video editor, City student Micaela Arroyo has had a long, hard two years. But this June as she accepts her diploma, she'll put those troubles behind her and look ahead to the future. "My dream is to be a reporter for ESPN Deportes and cover everything form NCAA Football, to MLB, to UFC, just every single...

Student finds new direction in life through love of television

Mariana Lima and Mariana Lima

May 8, 2007

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By Mariana Lima Contributor The life of a man was never the same after he watched TV. Andrew A. Edwards, 48, discovered a big passion for television production when he saw "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in a 2002 special about what it takes to air her program behind the scenes. "I was astounded," Edwards said. "An instant passion came over me and I decided to make television...

Day of celebration

Josie Salazar and Josie Salazar

May 8, 2007

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City College's Language Department, World Cultures Program and Associated Student Government held the annual Language and Diversity Day celebration in Gorton Quad on April 26. The day was for students at City to celebrate their rich multicultural student body with food, dance music and art from around the world. Students were able to travel around to the 'world' tables and...

Halley’s Comet’s got nothing on Bauer’s asteroid

Lauren Ciallella and Lauren Ciallella

May 8, 2007

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By Lauren Ciallella City Times With nearly 40 years of teaching at City College, professor John Bauer inspired his astronomy and physics students far beyond the classroom with his hands-on, on-site approach to astronomical observation. Although Bauer died in 2003, his memory lives on through a main belt asteroid named in his honor - 4525Johnbauer. "I wanted to pay my little,...

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