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A leading cause of death is 100 percent preventable

September 15, 2011

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“Suicide is 100 percent preventable. If we stress awareness and education about the matter, lives can be saved,” said Abigail Burd, a Mental Health counselor at City College. City College’s Mental Health Center collaborated with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Yellow Ribbon Society of San Diego to promote National Suicide Prevention Week by hosting...

Parking problems persist

Parking problems persist

August 30, 2011

Construction continues to disrupt the flow of traffic on campus Although student permits are not required to be displayed until Sept. 6, the parking ...

Petitioning leads to arrest

August 30, 2011

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An activist was struck in the face in the free speech section of Gorton Quad on Aug. 23 after interfering with a petition circulator who was collecting signatures. According to Campus Police, Sgt. Jordan Mirakian, there was a dispute  at approximately 10:45 a.m. that led to an arrest for battery. City College dispatch received a call about a disturbance between two individuals...

Building up higher education

Building up higher education

August 30, 2011

Structures begin to take form as a new semester begins   The sound of construction continues to batter on as people weave their way through cam...

Toddler kidnapped from campus found safe in South Bay

Ernesto Lopez and Ernesto Lopez

May 9, 2011

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A 2-month-old who was kidnapped from her mother May 4 around 1:30 p.m. from the grounds of San Diego City College later was found safe in San Ysidro with the woman suspected of taking the child. The woman who is being described as black, 35 to 40 years old, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and heavy, had pretended to be a day care provider at the campus Child Development Center,...

Mental health resources available for those in need

Alec Fernandes and Alec Fernandes

May 9, 2011

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The recent suicide of a 21-year-old male student at San Diego City College revealed not all students know where to get help when dealing with a crisis. City College does offer help. Troubled students can receive free therapy at the Mental Health Counseling Center in room A-221. Services include crisis intervention and individual, couple's and group counseling. The center's...

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