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KAABOO 2017

KAABOO 2017

Esai Melendez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

KAABOO Festival, Del Mar Fairgrounds, Sept. 15 -17, 2017 Camaraderie, food, beer, and some of the world’s biggest music artists took center-stage...

A new school year, another new president

A new school year, another new president

September 13, 2017

 After two years, San Diego City College has a new permanent president. Dr. Ricky Shabazz, who prefers to be called Ricky, started his first term as colle...

NPR hosts ‘Beyond Borders’ event in San Diego

NPR hosts ‘Beyond Borders’ event in San Diego

May 2, 2017

National Public Radio presented a panel discussion focusing on the future of the US-Mexico border region on Tuesday night. The panel was moderated by...

San Diego workers and educators participate in May Day march

Shaylyn Martos, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2017

Filed under News

The May Day March brought 500 people onto the streets of downtown San Diego on May 1 to fight for workers rights and to stand in solidarity with what they said are marginalized groups in San Diego and the United States. The day started at San Diego City College with a Teach-In in front of the B building on Park Street. Educators and public figures from San Diego, including...

District still searching for new City College President

Thomas Chesy

April 11, 2017

Filed under News

With a self-imposed July 1 deadline looming, the San Diego Community College District says it has yet to find a permanent president for City College to replace current interim President Denise Whisenhunt. “The process is underway and we are optimistic,” says Vice Chancellor Dr. Stephanie Bulger in an April 3 email. Bulger was appointed by District Chancellor Dr. ...

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...

City ASG set for personnel changes despite unopposed races

Thomas Chesy

April 11, 2017

Filed under News

Though the election has yet to take place, the candidate for president of City College’s Associated Student Government has almost certainly clinched his win. Ignacio Hernandez Valverde, the current ASG senate president, is running unopposed for the student government’s top position of president, and for student trustee (an honorary district position). Valverde will be r...

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...

Fresh enthusiasm at City College Socialist Club

Darian Santana

March 14, 2017

Filed under News

The socialist club at City College aims to clear up misconceptions many people have about socialism. It also hopes to encourage activism. “I definitely encourage people to express their opposition, especially as it's coming from a place of concern for their well-being,” states San Diego City College Chicano Studies Professor, Justin Akers-Chacón. Sympathetic to the id...

NAHJ meets to support Hispanic journalists

Joshua Nelson

March 14, 2017

Filed under News

The San Diego City College chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists met for the first time this semester on Feb. 27. NAHJ is a group dedicated to supporting professional and student journalists within the Hispanic community. The organization is multicultural, and accepts anyone interested in journalism or  communications, according to chapter adviser Professor...

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