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Speaker shares story about perils of immigrants

Josie Salazar and Rebecca Saffran

March 19, 2007

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By Josie Salazar and Rebecca Saffran City Times Award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario was invited by City College's Chicano Studies department as part of World Cultures Spring 2007 to talk to students about immigration issues and her new book "Enrique's Journey," which is based on her L.A. Times articles in the Saville Theatre March 8. Nazario won several awards for her...

Transfer fair focuses on historically black colleges

Shanika Whaley

March 19, 2007

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By Shanika Whaley City Times City College hosted an array of different Black colleges at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Transfer Day in Gorton Quad Feb. 28. Students from around San Diego County came to see what these colleges had to offer. At the event, students, a majority of them Black, delved into the interesting facts about some of the schools. A...

College costs prompt student rally in Washington, D.C.

Sally Dadisman

March 19, 2007

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By Sally Dadisman MCT Campus With almost $40,000 of debt in student loans after graduating from UC San Diego in 2005, Jennifer Pae has had enough. Pae, along with around 400 other students rallied in Washington, D.C., last week to protest what they see as a major problem in higher education funding: There isn't enough. "College is quickly becoming out of reach," Pae said....

Passport changes, travel advisories won’t stop Spring Break revelers

Bill Hanna

March 19, 2007

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By Bill Hanna MCT Campus New passport requirements, violence in some Mexican resort towns, crowded airplanes and steadily increasing gasoline prices won't keep college students from heading out of town. The passport requirements went into effect last month for travelers to Mexico and the Caribbean and appear to have done little to slow students' demand for international travel...

Student narcissism at all-time high, SDSU researcher finds

Kendra Stiles

March 19, 2007

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By Kendra Stiles Kansas State Collegian MANHATTAN, Kan. (U-WIRE) - Narcissism and self-centeredness are at an all-time high among college students, according to a study conducted by researchers at San Diego State University. Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at SDSU, conducted the research and had about 16,000 college students fill out a Narcissistic Personality Inventory...

Alumnus Costner visits Fullerton

Johnathan Kroncke

March 19, 2007

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By Johnathan Kroncke CSU Fullerton Daily Titan FULLERTON (U-WIRE) - Actor and director Kevin Costner addressed a capacity crowd at California State University at Fullerton on Wednesday with a single message in mind: Believe in yourself. "There is a lot of noise out there [in the world]," Costner said. "The signals are all wrong. You have to listen to the ticking of your...

Science dept. gets upgraded

Scott Landheer

December 11, 2006

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By Scott Landheer City Times Of the 300 institutions that applied for the Hewlett Packard Technology for Teaching Grant, San Diego City College was one of 40 colleges and universities to receive the $68,500 prize. Along with a $15,500 cash stipend that was awarded, the grant also included 20 tablet laptops, a projector, digital camera and printer. The laptops are equipped...

San Diego Walk for Darfur raises $95,000

Lizzie Lacey

December 11, 2006

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By Lizzie Lacey City Times Over 2,000 people participated in the San Diego Walk for Darfur at Balboa Park Nov. 19, which raised approximately $95,000 to benefit International Medical Corps programs in the Darfur region of Sudan and Chad. The walk was led by former City College students Benson Deng and Benjamin Ajak, co-authors of the book "They Poured Fire on Us From the...

City hosts Zapatista speaker

Luis Bahena

December 11, 2006

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By Luis Bahena City Times On Nov. 28, City College hosted a guest speaker regarding the Zapatista movement currently going on in Mexico. Rosario Aguilar was the guest for the Chicano studies community here at City. She's currently a social anthropology student in the University of Chiapas in Mexico. She discussed the Zapatista Movement and events that have been going on...

Speaker advises studying abroad

Mallory Thompson

December 11, 2006

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By Mallory Thompson City Times On Nov. 14, Joanne Tawfilis, co-founder of the Art Miles Mural Project, came to City College to educate students about the importance of international education and self motivation. Tawfilis started the hour by talking about her background in the Navy, her degree in art, time in business school and finally about her start in the United Nations...

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