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Smartphonetography: How to Get the Best Shot With the Camera You’ve Got

Troy Orem

May 14, 2014

The first digital camera was developed by Eastman Kodak in 1975. It weighed about 7 pounds, required 16 batteries to run and took 23 seconds to expose an image. Luckily for today's consumer, technology has advanced to the point that cameras with significantly more technology and ability can be carried around in our pockets.   With prominent social networks completely...

Enjoy the Concert, Don’t Record It: Keep the Photos to a Minimum, Eyes on the Stage and Have a Fun Time

Enjoy the Concert, Don’t Record It: Keep the Photos to a Minimum, Eyes on the Stage and Have a Fun Time

May 14, 2014

In the movie “Almost Famous,” writer William Miller finds himself scribbling down notes at a Stillwater and Black Sabbath concert until Pe...

Beyond Anime-tion: It’s All Fun, Games and Revenge When Comic-Con Breaks Out the Anime

Angelica Wallingford

May 14, 2014

Cute little monsters that you capture and train, the alien hero who powers up to godlike status to save the world, a tentacle monster having relations with a scantily clad woman that is somehow related to her and giants robots. Those are typical anime stereotypes that are burned into people’s brains. However, over the years, anime has gone from a relatively obscure art form...

Evolution of the ‘Con’: How the Center of Nerd Culture Became a Phenomenon of its Own

Jennifer Manalili

May 14, 2014

  The lines are spiraling as the San Diego sun beats down on a couple thousand yards of tents that rest over a crowd that stretches behind the Convention Center toward the water. Thousands of people are standing in line. Many of them have been waiting since last night, some of them for days, huddled under the tent poles and amongst the white chain-linked crowd control...

Editors’ Note

Editors’ Note

December 12, 2013

Dear Readers,We write this to you from our cramped, messy newsroom at San Diego City College, where countless issues of City Times have been created and...

Past and Present

Past and Present

December 11, 2013

San Diego City College was established in 1914 with only 5 members and 35 students. It would be the first community college in San Diego County. The campus...

The Hardest Fight

The Hardest Fight

December 11, 2013

In Latino communities, when we hear about AB 540 students, we immediately think about tenacity, struggle, perseverance, capacity, constant challenges; bu...

A Tribute to Breakfast

A Tribute to Breakfast

December 11, 2013

How does that old saying go? Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day, but with busy schedules at work and at school, it may feel to...

Fair Trade Coffee Vs. Free Trade Coffee

Fair Trade Coffee Vs. Free Trade Coffee

Sandra Galindo

December 10, 2013

Many students perform the daily ritual of drinking a cup of coffee at our cafeteria; what we don’t know is what is behind that much needed, energizing...

So much more than Gangnam Style

So much more than Gangnam Style

Jennifer Manalili

December 10, 2013

No one could have predicted the success of “Gangnam Style.” Many may have written PSY off as a one-hit wonder, but with his chubby exterio...

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