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Financial Aid Secrets

Tom Swell

December 10, 2013

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Pell Grant? Board of Governor’s Waiver (BOGW)? Scholarships? Will any of these funds have to be paid back? Many students need extra cash while in school. The usual method of student loans is well promoted at City College. What about other methods? What about all those exotic scholarships, grants and study-in-Paris arrangements? There...

Rest in Peace: A Tribute and Retrospective on the (Dying) Zombie Trend

Jennifer Manalili

December 9, 2013

Nothing seems to be more predominate right now then our fascination with the undead, and it’s a phenomenon that continues to come back from the dead over and over again.Zombies for lack of a better word, reincarnate themselves and infect (sorry, we had to) popular culture at certain times. Like other trends, they evolve to reflect whatever needs to be relinquished from soci...

City Looks to the Stars

City Looks to the Stars

December 9, 2013

Students this spring will have opportunities never dreamed of 100 years ago when City College was founded. Take the new Science Building, located just...

Looking Beyond the Present

Veronica Gaeta

December 9, 2013

The term "millennial" describes a generation of people born plugged into technology. It defines a society brought up to believe that they could accomplish and succeed in anything that they set their minds on. This demographic has different characteristics from previous generations. Millenials are drawn to culturally diverse environments and are tightly scheduled multi-taskers....

The Thrill of the Fight

The Thrill of the Fight

Miguel Rodriguez

December 9, 2013

As she walks through the entryway that reads “House of Champions,” she leaves her worries at the door and enters a world where the pressures...

The Man of the Knight

The Man of the Knight

December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is honoring coach, educator, and mentor, Jim Colbert as a Knight whose legacy will shine bright in the hearts, minds and spirits of...

Getting to Class in One Piece

Getting to Class in One Piece

Christine Marcucci

December 9, 2013

San Diego City College is an urban community college with a unique layout, separating it from other traditional, self-contained colleges and spans several ...

New Central Library Finally Opens

New Central Library Finally Opens

Christine Marcucci

December 9, 2013

After three-and-a-half decades of planning, the new nine-floor Central Library is now open. Located within a mile of City College at 330 Park Blvd. in...

The Architect of the Dream

The Architect of the Dream

December 8, 2013

Everyone can think about or plan something for the future. As a matter of fact, most people do it constantly, but it takes more than that to become a tru...

Beauty on a Budget

Phoenix Webb

December 8, 2013

College students are held to a stereotype: poor and unkempt. In San Diego, college students kill that stereotype. College students here are no less economically challenged than other students, but they have amazing skin and hair. It begs the question: How is this possible? It's possible because there are many ways to save money on beauty products, services and tools. So, herei...

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