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Festival brings focus to campus farming

Festival brings focus to campus farming

October 25, 2011

Seeds at City celebrated their hard work and welcomed in the new season with a fall festival that was held on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “The...

Frugal Foodie: Ocean Beach burger joint hits Broadway

Frugal Foodie: Ocean Beach burger joint hits Broadway

October 11, 2011

Located on 10th Avenue and Broadway is a small restaurant with big flavor. With only two locations, one downtown and another in Ocean Beach, it is a nationally...

Anatomy of a protest

October 11, 2011

Filed under Focus, LIFE

The organizers of Occupy San Diego are a wide collection of individuals and groups. Inspired by the movement on Wall Street they came together Tuesday, Oct. 4, to plan the “occupation” that would occur three days later. At 6 p.m., around 160 people met at the corner of 1st and Island in downtown San Diego in the small park in front of the conversion center. They were...

Beauty on the cheap

Beauty on the cheap

September 27, 2011

Cosmetology Deparment offers services at half the cost to students   Walking into City College’s Cosmetology Department is not unlike going in...

Frugal Foodie: A ‘1950’s style’ burger joint

Frugal Foodie: A ‘1950’s style’ burger joint

September 27, 2011

Smashburger is a burger joint, but not like McDonald’s, Burger King, Carl’s Jr. or In-n-Out. It’s a real burger joint. The atmosphere, the seating,...

Martin says no to ‘no’

Brian Lett and Brian Lett

May 9, 2011

Filed under LIFE

"No one gets to their position of life alone. No one reaches the heights of their abilities alone, without nurturing and support. But at the same time, no one falls to the depth of despair alone." These are the inspirational words of George Maurice, father of San Diego City College student and avid activist Maurice Martin. It was through these words and the help of family,...

Annual robotics olympics held on City College campus

Cecilia Areta and Cecilia Areta

May 9, 2011

Filed under LIFE

The Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement program (MESA) held their annual Olympics and robotics competition in the campus cafeteria on April 30. City College, Southwestern College, San Diego State University and other MESA groups in San Diego and Imperial Valley participated in the event. Teams of four competed in solving technical problems in math, physics,...

School’s Out For Summer

Vanessa Diaz and Vanessa Diaz

May 9, 2011

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, LIFE

Alice Coopers' song is what popped into my head when hearing about the San Diego City College cuts for the summer of 2011. What are students to do with their extra time? Why not take advantage of all San Diego has to offer in various parts of the county. Music Festivals, Concerts The North Park Festival of the Arts will take place May 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free...

Vegans like it raw, not bland

Rachel Keown-Burke and Rachel Keown-Burke

May 9, 2011

Filed under LIFE

"Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter-faction, the vegans, are a persistent irritant to any chef worth a damn ... life without veal stock, pork fat, sausage, organ meat ... or even stinky cheese is a life not worth living. Vegetarians are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit..." explains Anthony Bourdain, author, culinary mogul and Travel...

Perspective: Eating healthy is tough but worth it

Sandra Galindo and Sandra Galindo

May 9, 2011

Filed under LIFE

Back in March, instructor Ruby Wilson asked me and the other students in her aerobic dance class to complete a chart of all the food they were consuming in a week. I smiled. Confident that this was the easiest homework in all my classes, I started my new task, making sure I wrote down even the gum I was chewing, as she requested. But when I returned my paper the following...

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