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Fresh enthusiasm at City College Socialist Club

Darian Santana

March 14, 2017

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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

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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...

Committee plans immigrant student support

Caleb Danielson

March 14, 2017

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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

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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...

DACA students fear deportation under Trump

DACA students fear deportation under Trump

March 14, 2017

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...

President Whisenhunt and a college in transition

President Whisenhunt and a college in transition

Thomas Chesy, News Editor

March 14, 2017

Filed under LIFE, NEWS, TOP STORIES

Interim San Diego City College President Denise Whisenhunt sat with City Times for an interview last Wednesday on the future of City College, the San Diego...

DACA students fear deportation under Trump

Melissa De Pineres

March 13, 2017

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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 students t...

SeaWorld settlement funds reach City College students

SeaWorld settlement funds reach City College students

March 13, 2017

On the second and third week of February, some City College students and alumni received part of their $328,333 settlement from SeaWorld. “Why did...

ADT Building Renovation update

Mike Madriaga

February 5, 2017

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Melissa De La Peña misses the cafeteria food more than the campus’s million dollar vantage point. On the first day of school, De La Peña was eating lunch on one of the benches in front of the S (Science) Building. “The missing cafeteria is one thing,” she said, “but with the noise, it’s also hard to study.” Other students and staff within the buildin...

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