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Circuit Training Course Helps City Students Improve Their Health

Circuit Training Course Helps City Students Improve Their Health

September 13, 2017

If you are a student who's worried about your fitness, then there's a class which can help you and even meet the necessary requirements needed for graduat...

New app eases MTS ticket purchases

Caleb Danielson

April 11, 2017

Filed under Life, News

Those who rely on San Diego's public transit now have a new way to buy tickets and passes. On March 30, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System introduced a new mobile ticketing app, Compass Cloud. The new smartphone app, Compass Cloud, replaces the old app, mTicket. Both day-passes and monthly-passes can be purchased on the app. In addition, multiple passes can be purch...

How do you get to school? What difficulties have you faced in your commute?

Andrea Morin Photos

April 11, 2017

Filed under Life

My dad brings me. If it wasn’t for my parents I would have to take the trolley. Marie Guerrero, 18, Business   I take the trolley for about 30 minutes. Sometimes there are delays when I'm taking the trolley. On 12th and Imperial — I think it’s one of the busiest stops, so it’s understandable — but it’s nothing outrageous. I always get on time. Jo...

Ride the trolley straight from San Ysidro to University City in one trip

Michelle Botello

April 11, 2017

Filed under Life, News

City College students and commuters who drive to school and work every day often get caught in heavy traffic. San Diego Association of Governments (Sandag) is building a trolley line that runs between San Ysidro and University City. It will be a welcome alternative from taking a car, which will save gas money, avoid congestion on the freeway, and help reduce smog. Constr...

City Bites: Pizzeria Luigi

March 17, 2017

Pizzeria Luigi is only an eight-minute walk from City College.  It is an affordable Italian restaurant located in the heart of Golden Hill at 1137 25th...

Dubstep Cop

March 17, 2017

Trap music was bumping from a police car outside of the BT and the AH buildings. One officer bobbed his head and greeted students as they exited and ent...

Committee plans immigrant student support

Caleb Danielson

March 14, 2017

Filed under Features, Life, News

The Immigrant Support Committee at San Diego City College held a meeting on Feb. 24 in the Math and Social Sciences building to discuss ways to better support immigrant students at the school. The committee also reported on challenges that some immigrant students face. During the meeting, Yvonne Schmeltz, a learning community assistant at City College, expressed concern over...

M.E.Ch.A., AFSC explain immigrant rights

Caleb Danielson

March 14, 2017

Filed under Life, News

M.E.Ch.A., a student activist group at San Diego City College, held a “Know Your Rights” workshop on Feb. 15 in the Math and Social Sciences Building. A guest speaker explained how immigration enforcement works in the county and what immigrants can do to protect themselves from deportation. The guest speaker was Benjamin Prado, who is the program coordinator for the San...

DACA students fear deportation under Trump

Melissa De Pineres

March 14, 2017

Filed under Life, News

San Diego City College DACA students sat down with City Times for an interview about recent fears that President Donald Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which protects undocumented childhood arrivals to the U.S. from deportation. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a two year renewable program that allows undocumented stude...

Should City College have gender neutral bathrooms available on campus?

Andrea Morn

March 14, 2017

Filed under Life, Top Stories

No, because just because you can’t identify with your own sex that doesn't mean that somebody else should have to pay for your confusion. You are what you are. -Julian Boe, 20, Political Science   Yes, because not everyone conforms to the gender binary and I think they should be accommodated. -Miranda Rivera, 23, Child Development   Yes. It creates a sa...

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